Personal, Social, Health and Economic education is a planned programme of learning through which children and young people acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives, now and in the future.
PSHE is a non-statutory subject, but the Government expectation is that all schools to make a provision for it and the Department for Education issued a new Statementin 2017, which makes it clear that it is largely up to schools to determine what we teach.
Statutory Health Education from September 2020
From September 2020 schools will be required to provide statutory PSHE lessons. Schools are able to implement the changes from September 2019 if they wish.
At Sir Thomas Abney we have been delivering the DfE and Hackney Learning Trust approved Christopher Winter Project lessons for both Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) to children in Years 2-6 and Drugs and Alcohol Education to children in Years 1-6.