At King’s Oak, PSHE is an integral part of our daily teaching and school community. We want our pupils to be confident and respectful members of society, who are able to build strong and rewarding relationships with others and lead happy, successful lives. Our curriculum centres around three key themes; health and wellbeing, relationships and living in the wider world. In health and wellbeing, pupils gain knowledge about healthy lifestyles and develop the skills to make decisions about how best to care for their physical and mental health. They will learn how to keep themselves safe, how to assess and manage risks and where they can go for support at home, school and in the wider community. In the relationships curriculum, pupils will learn about a wide range of relationships and families and similarities and differences between their own experiences and others. They will learn how to assess how different relationships make them feel and learn skills to develop positive relationships with others. They will also learn what to do if a relationship makes them feel unhappy or unsafe, including online. In ‘Living in the wider world’, pupils will develop an understanding of their rights and responsibilities in society; locally and globally; and about the diversity of these community groups. They will learn about how their decisions will have an impact on them and those around them and gain knowledge of stereotyping and discrimination. They will develop key skills such as negotiation, teamwork and communication. Later on, they will also develop an understanding of money and evaluate different attitudes towards savings and finances.