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An effective PSHE framework

RSE is to become statutory from 2019, and it looks likely that PSHE will follow. But what does a good PSHE programme look like? Maria O’Neill advises

As leaders and teachers, at any stage of our career, whichever post we hold, one thing remains a constant: we must always have our pupils’ interests at heart.

What do we want for our pupils? We want to see our young people happy, mentally and physically healthy and safe. We want our young people to be resilient, proactive, and independent.

We want them to acquire knowledge as well as develop their moral compass to empower them to make the right choices in their personal and academic lives.

So how do we create a sustainable PSHE programme that challenges and promotes personal development of our young people throughout their school life? In this article, I am going to look at the five main aspects that need to be taken into account during the planning process.

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