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Concepts – PSHE

At East Dene Primary School we follow the Jigsaw Scheme of work to support our work around PSHE. The key concepts within the Jigsaw PSHE scheme are:

  • Being Me in My World – Focuses on understanding one’s place in the class, school and global community as well as devising learning charters.
  • Celebrating Difference – Explores diversity, respect for others and bullying.
  • Dreams and Goals – Sets goals and aspirations for the future and understands how to overcome challenges.
  • Healthy Me – Covers physical and mental health, lifestyle choices, managing stress and puberty.
  • Relationships – Nurtures healthy relationships and positive communication with others. Discusses families, friendships and online relationships.
  • Changing Me – Explores transition and coping with change. Covers reproduction, human development and age-appropriate sex education.

Each concept builds on the last to create a spiral curriculum. Social and emotional skills like self-reflection, empathy, teamwork and critical thinking are reinforced across each concept.

Jigsaw also emphasizes mindfulness and student voice.