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Garden Suburb Junior School

Relationships, Sex and Health Education

Year 3

Relationships

Children can demonstrate that they recognise their own worth and that of others. They can express their views confidently and listen to and show respect for the views of others. 

· Differences between males and females

· Personal space

· Different family structures

Health and Wellbeing

Children can make choices about how to develop healthy lifestyles.

Living in the wider world

Children can explain how their actions have consequences for themselves and others.

They can describe the nature and consequences of bullying and can express ways of responding to it. They can show how they care for the environment (e.g. animals and school grounds).

 

Year 4

Relationships

They can express their views confidently and listen to and show respect for the views of others.

They know what a friend is and what a friend does and how to cope with some friendship problems.

· Growing and changing

· What is puberty?

· Healthy relationships

Health and Wellbeing

They can list the commonly available substances and drugs that are legal and illegal and can describe some of the effects and risks of these.

They understand when they should keep secrets and promises and when they should tell somebody about them.

Living in the wider world

They can describe the nature and consequences of bullying and can express ways of responding to it. They can identify different types of relationships (for example a marriage or friendships) and can show ways to maintain good relationships (for example listening, supporting, caring).

 

Year 5

Relationships

They can identify ways to face new challenges. They can discuss some of the bodily and emotional changes at puberty and can demonstrate some ways of dealing with these in a positive way.

Health and Wellbeing

They can identify some factors that affect emotional health and wellbeing. They can identify and explain how to manage the risks in different familiar situations.

· Talking about puberty

· Male and female changes

· Puberty and hygiene

Living in the wider world

Children can respond to, or challenge, negative behaviours such as stereotyping and aggression.

 

Year 6

Relationships

They can identify positive ways to face new challenges (for example the transition to secondary school). They can discuss some of the bodily and emotional changes at puberty and can demonstrate some ways of dealing with these in a positive way.

They can talk about a range of jobs and explain how they will develop skills to work in the future.

They can demonstrate how to look after and save money.

RSE (Relationships and Sex Education)

· Puberty and reproduction

· Understanding relationships

· Sex education (conception and pregnancy)

· Communication in relationships

Health and Wellbeing

They can make judgements and decisions and can list some ways of resisting negative peer pressure around issues affecting their health and wellbeing.

They can list the commonly available substances and drugs that are legal and illegal and can describe some of the effects and risks of these. 

Living in the wider world

They can describe some of the different beliefs and values in society and can demonstrate respect and tolerance towards people different from themselves.

 

From September 2020, parents have the right to withdraw their children from the sex education. For our school, this means the only lesson parents have the right to withdraw from is the lesson on conception and birth which is part of the Year 6 unit of work.