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Resource links to statutory Relationships Education and Health Education guidance

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RELATIONSHIPS EDUCATION
Families and people who care for me Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
That families are important for children growing up because they can give love, security and stability C&R Y1L1
F&CR Y1L1
F&CR Y1L2
F&CR Y1L3
CWC Y1L1
My family
      F&CR Y5L2
F&CR Y5L3
What is love?
 
The characteristics of healthy family life, commitment to each other, including in times of difficulty, protection and care for children and other family members, the importance of spending time together and sharing each other’s lives F&CR Y1L1
F&CR Y1L3
My family
F&CR Y2L2
F&CR Y2L3
Different families
F&CR Y3L1
F&CR Y3L2
F&CR Y3L3
Belonging together
C&R Y4L3 F&CR Y5L2
F&CR Y5L3
What is love?
CWC Y6L2
That others’ families, either in school or in the wider world, sometimes look different from their family, but that they should respect those differences and know that other children’s families are also characterised by love and care F&CR Y1L2 F&CR Y2L1
F&CR Y2L3
Different families
    F&CR Y5L2
F&CR Y5L3
 
That stable, caring relationships, which may be of different types, are at the heart of happy families, and are important for children’s security as they grow up C&R Y1L1
C&R Y1L2
C&R Y1L3
A special person trophy
F&CR Y2L1
F&CR Y2L3
C&R Y3L3
Belonging together
C&R Y4L3
F&CR Y4L2
What is love?  
That marriage represents a formal and legally recognised commitment of two people to each other which is intended to be lifelong     F&CR Y3L1   F&CR Y5L3  
How to recognise if family relationships are making them feel unhappy or unsafe, and how to seek help or advice from others if needed     F&CR Y3L2
F&CR Y3L3
F&CR Y4L3 F&CR Y5L1  
Caring friendships Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
How important friendships are in making us feel happy and secure, and how people choose and make friends HHF Y1L1
A new school
HHF Y2L1
Friends at first
The friendship tree   HHF Y5L1 HHF Y6L2
CWC Y6L3
Moving on
The characteristics of friendships, including mutual respect, truthfulness, trustworthiness, loyalty, kindness, generosity, trust, sharing interests and experiences and support with problems and difficulties HHF Y1L1
A new school
HHF Y2L1
Friends at first
HHF Y3L1
The friendship tree
HHF Y4L1
F&CR Y4L3
F&CR Y5L1 Moving on
That healthy friendships are positive and welcoming towards others, and do not make others feel lonely or excluded HHF Y1L2
A new school
HHF Y2L1
Friends at first
HHF Y3L1 HHF Y4L1
Peer mediators
Changing friendships HHF Y6L2
That most friendships have ups and downs, and that these can often be worked through so that the friendship is repaired or even strengthened, and that resorting to violence is never right   Friends at first   HHF Y4L2
Peer mediators
Changing friendships HHF Y6L2
CWC Y6L2
Moving on
How to recognise who to trust and who not to trust, how to judge when a friendship is making them feel unhappy or uncomfortable, managing conflict, how to manage these situations and how to seek help or advice from others, if needed HHF Y1L2 HHF Y2L3
Friends at first
  HHF Y4L2
HBHM Y4L1
Peer mediators
HHF Y5L2
Changing friendships
HHF Y6L1
Respectful relationships Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
The importance of respecting others, even when they are very different from them (for example, physically, in character, personality or backgrounds), or make different choices or have different preferences or beliefs S&D Y1L1
S&D Y1Ls
CWC Y1L2
CWC Y1L3
What makes us special
S&D Y2L1
S&D Y2L2
S&D Y2L3
C&R Y2L1
C&R Y2L3
CWC Y2L1
CWC Y2L3
S&D Y3L1
S&D Y3L2
S&D Y3L3
S&D Y4L1
S&D Y4L2
S&D Y4L3
Celebrating diversity
HHF Y5L1
S&D Y5L1
See me for who I am
S&D Y6L3
CWC Y6L1
CWC Y6L3
Practical steps they can take in a range of different contexts to improve or support respectful relationships     C&R Y3L1
C&R Y3L3
F&CR Y3L1
Anita Care-More
S&D Y4L2
S&D Y4L3
C&R Y4L3
Peer mediators
Being responsible
C&R Y5L1  
The conventions of courtesy and manners     Anita Care-More S&D Y4L3
Being responsible
  Noah Boundaries
The importance of self-respect and how this links to their own happiness S&D Y1L2
S&D Y1L1
CWC Y1L2
What makes us special
S&D Y2L1
CWC Y2L2
CWC Y2L3
S&D Y3L2
S&D Y3L3
S&D Y4L1
Celebrating diversity
S&D Y5L1
S&D Y5L2
HBHM Y5L1
See me for who I am
C&R Y6L1
HBHM Y6L1
That in school and in wider society they can expect to be treated with respect by others, and that in turn they should show due respect to others, including those in positions of authority A special person trophy C&R Y2L1 C&R Y3L1 S&D Y4L3
C&R Y4L1
C&R Y4L2
Being responsible
Caring for one another  
About different types of bullying (including cyberbullying), the impact of bullying, responsibilities of bystanders (primarily reporting bullying to an adult) and how to get help       Peer mediators See me for who I am S&D Y6L2
What a stereotype is, and how stereotypes can be unfair, negative or destructive   S&D Y2L2
S&D Y2L3
What can you tell?
You can do anything S&D Y4L1 HHF Y5L1 S&D Y6L3
The importance of permission seeking and giving in relationships with friends, peers and adults S&D Y1L3 HHF Y2L2
S&D Y2L2
HHF Y3L2
C&R Y3L2
HHF Y4L3
F&CR Y4L1
  Noah Boundaries
Online relationships Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
That people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not         S&D Y5L3 S&D Y6L1
S&D Y6L2
HBHM Y6L2
That the same principles apply to online relationships as face to face relationships, including the importance of respect for others online including when we are anonymous           S&D Y6L1
S&D Y6L2
The rules and principles for keeping safe online, how to recognise risks, harmful content and contact, and how to report them         S&D Y5L3 HBHM Y6L2
How to critically consider their online friendships and sources of information including awareness of the risks associated with people they have never met           S&D Y6L1
HBHM Y6L2
How information and data is shared and used online         S&D Y5L3  
Being safe Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
What sorts of boundaries are appropriate in friendships with peers and others (including in a digital context)   HHF Y2L2 HHF Y3L2
C&R Y3L2
HHF Y4L3
F&CR Y4L1
  Noah Boundaries
About the concept of privacy and the implications of it for both children and adults; including that it is not always right to keep secrets if they relate to being safe HBHM Y1L2
Our bodies
HHF Y2L2 HHF Y3L2 HHF Y4L3    
That each person’s body belongs to them, and the differences between appropriate and inappropriate or unsafe physical and other, contact HBHM Y1L2
Our bodies
HHF Y2L2 HHF Y3L2
C&R Y3L2
HHF Y4L3    
How to respond safely and appropriately to adults they may encounter (in all contexts, including online) whom they do not know C&R Y1L3     F&CR Y4L1    
How to recognise and report feelings of being unsafe or feeling bad about any adult   F&CR Y2L2        
How to ask for advice or help for themselves or others, and to keep trying until they are heard   HHF Y2L3
C&R Y2L2
C&R Y3L2     C&R Y6L3
How to report concerns or abuse, and the vocabulary and confidence needed to do so HBHM Y1L2   C&R Y3L2      
Where to get advice (e.g. family, school and/or other sources) C&R Y1L2
C&R Y1L3
HHF Y2L3
C&R Y2L2
      Changes at Secondary school
PHYSICAL HEALTH AND MENTAL WELLBEING
Mental wellbeing Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
That mental wellbeing is a normal part of daily life, in the same way as physical health   HBHM Y2L1
HBHM Y2L3
HHF Y3L3 HBHM Y4L3 HHF Y5L3
HBHM Y5L1
CWC Y5L3
 
That there is a normal range of emotions (e.g. happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, nervousness) and scale of emotions that all humans experience in relation to different experiences and situations   S&D Y2L1
HBHM Y2L1
S&D Y3L3
F&CR Y3L1
When Bailey’s dog died
HBHM Y4L3
Dealing with feelings
HHF Y5L3
C&R Y5L2
HHF Y6L3
C&R Y6L3
HBHM Y6L3
CWC Y6L2
CWC Y6L3
How to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others feelings C&R Y1L2
CWC Y1L3
S&D Y2L1
S&D Y2L2
HBHM Y2L1
S&D Y3L3
C&R Y3L2
CWC Y3L1
CWC Y3L2
HBHM Y4L3 C&R Y5L2
CWC Y5L2
CWC Y5L3
See me for who I am
HHF Y6L1
HHF Y6L3
CWC Y6L2
How to judge whether what they are feeling and how they are behaving is appropriate and proportionate     S&D Y3L3
CWC Y3L2
Belonging together
Dealing with feelings CWC Y5L2
CWC Y5L3
HHF Y6L3
HBHM Y6L3
The benefits of physical exercise, time outdoors, community participation, voluntary and service-based activity on mental wellbeing and happiness   My community You can do anything HBHM Y4L3
Being responsible
C&R Y5L2
C&R Y5L3
Caring for one another
Finding your calm
 
Simple self-care techniques, including the importance of rest, time spent with friends and family and the benefits of hobbies and interests   HBHM Y2L3
My community
HHF Y3L1
HHF Y3L3
C&R Y3L3
F&CR Y3L1
CWC Y3L3
HBHM Y3L1
You can do anything
HBHM Y4L3
Dealing with feelings
HHF Y5L3
Finding your calm
HBHM Y6L3
Moving on
Isolation and loneliness can affect children and that it is very important for children to discuss their feelings with an adult and seek support     CWC Y3L3   C&R Y5L2
See me for who I am
Caring for one another
 
That bullying (including cyberbullying) has a negative and often lasting impact on mental wellbeing         See me for who I am  
Where and how to seek support (including recognising the triggers for seeking support) including whom in school they should speak to if they are worried about their own or someone else’s mental wellbeing or ability to control their emotions (including issues arising online)   HBHM Y2L3 CWC Y3L3
Belonging together
HBHM Y4L3
Dealing with feelings
  C&R Y6L3
Changes at Secondary school
It is common for people to experience mental ill health. For many people who do, the problems can be resolved if the right support is made available, especially if accessed early enough   HBHM Y2L3   Dealing with feelings See me for who I am HBHM Y6L3
Internet safety and harms Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
That for most people the internet is an integral part of life and has many benefits         S&D Y5L3 HBHM Y6L2
About the benefits of rationing time spent online, the risks of excessive time spent on electronic devices and the impact of positive and negative content online on their own and others’ mental and physical wellbeing       HBHM Y4L2   HBHM Y6L2
Picturing myself
How to consider the effect of their online actions on others and know how to recognise and display respectful behaviour online and the importance of keeping personal information private         S&D Y5L3 S&D Y6L1
HBHM Y6L2
Why social media, some computer games and online gaming, for example, are age restricted       HBHM Y4L1 S&D Y5L3 S&D Y6L1
HBHM Y6L2
That the internet can also be a negative place where online abuse, trolling, bullying and harassment can take place, which can have a negative impact on mental health         S&D Y5L3 S&D Y6L1
HBHM Y6L2
How to be a discerning consumer of information online including understanding that information, including that from search engines is ranked, selected and targeted  
Where and how to report concerns and get support with issues online           S&D Y6L1
HBHM Y6L2
Physical health and fitness Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
The characteristics and mental and physical benefits of an active lifestyle HBHM Y1L1
HBHM Y1L3
Our bodies
    HBHM Y4L2 Finding your calm  
The importance of building regular exercise into daily and weekly routines and how to achieve this; for example walking or cycling to school, a daily active mile or other forms of regular, vigorous exercise       HBHM Y4L2 Finding your calm  
The risks associated with an inactive lifestyle (including obesity)  
How and when to seek support including which adults to speak to in school if they are worried about their health   HBHM Y2L3        
Healthy eating Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
What constitutes a healthy diet (including understanding calories and other nutritional content) HBHM Y1L3   HBHM Y3L2
Healthy habits
HBHM Y4L1
HBHM Y4L2
   
The principles of planning and preparing a range of healthy meals     Healthy habits      
The characteristics of a poor diet and risks associated with unhealthy eating (including, for example, obesity and tooth decay) and other behaviours (e.g. the impact of alcohol on diet or health)     HBHM Y3L2 Spoiling the fun    
Drugs, alcohol and tobacco Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
The facts about legal and illegal harmful substances and associated risks, including smoking, alcohol use and drug-taking   HBHM Y2L1     HBHM Y5L2  
How to recognise early signs of physical illness, such as weight loss, or unexplained changes to the body  
About safe and unsafe exposure to the sun, and how to reduce the risk of sun damage, including skin cancer HBHM Y1L3          
The importance of sufficient good quality sleep for good health and that a lack of sleep can affect weight, mood and ability to learn HBHM Y1L3 HBHM Y2L3 HBHM Y3L1
Healthy habits
Spoiling the fun    
About dental health and the benefits of good oral hygiene and dental flossing, including regular check-ups at the dentist HBHM Y1L3   HBHM Y3L3
Healthy habits
     
About personal hygiene and germs including bacteria, viruses, how they are spread and treated, and the importance of handwashing HBHM Y1L3   HBHM Y3L3 CWC Y4L3 HBHM Y5L1  
The facts and science relating to allergies, immunisation and vaccination         HBHM Y5L3  
Basic first aid Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
How to make a clear and efficient call to emergency services if necessary We recommend that this is taught as part of whole-school or key stage assemblies and reinforced when required.
Concepts of basic first aid, for example dealing with common injuries, including head injuries   Where would you go for help        
Changing adolescent body Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Key facts about puberty and the changing adolescent body, particularly from age 9 through to 11, including physical and emotional changes How I have changed Three generations   CWC Y4L1
CWC Y4L2
CWC Y4L3
Sweat, soap and showers
CWC Y5L1
CWC Y5L2
CWC Y6L1
CWC Y6L2
Ask the expert: puberty
About menstrual wellbeing including the key facts about the menstrual cycle       CWC Y4L2 CWC Y5L1
CWC Y5L2
Elise explains: periods
Ask the expert: puberty