Brownhill Learning Community

Brownhill Learning Community

Our Schools Vison and Values

Our Aim

To identify and meet individual learning needs through a nurturing environment.

Our Objective

• To provide appropriate high quality learning opportunities for all.

• To develop practice partnership working with all stakeholders.

• To create an environment where opinions and views are respected and appreciated.

• To encourage everyone to develop their talents to enable them to take up their rightful place in their communities.

Mission Statement

We believe in a learning community where everyone feels valued, included and achieves.

Intent

Our personal, social and health education (PSHE) programme promotes children’s personal, social, emotional and economic development, as well as their health and well-being.

It helps to give children the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, responsible citizens.


At Brownhill Learning Community, our aim is to identify and meet individual learning needs through a nurturing environment.

Children’s wellbeing, happiness and safety is our top priority and PSHE is a key tool used to accomplish this.


Our PSHE curriculum is broad and balanced, topics are taught at an appropriate emotional and age level.


This ensures that the curriculum:


• Promotes moral, cultural, mental and physical development of our children and of society.

• Prepares our children for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences they already face and for adult life.

• Provides information on keeping healthy and safe, both physically and mentally.

• Encourages children to think about choices, so they understand that all actions have consequences. To support pupils with making informed choices to help themselves, others and the environment.

Implementation

Through the PSHE curriculum, we aim for children to:


Health and Wellbeing

• Know and understand what constitutes a healthy lifestyle.

• Know how to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing.

• Be aware of safety issues, including how to respond in an emergency.

• Know how to manage change, including puberty, transition and loss.

Relationships

• Develop and maintain a variety of healthy relationships within a range of social and cultural contexts.

• Know how to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships.

• Know how to recognise risky or negative relationships, including all forms of bullying and abuse, and ask for help.

• Know how to respect equality and diversity in relationships.

Living in the Wider World

• Know the importance of responsible behaviours and actions.

• Be responsible and independent members of the school community.

• Be positive and active members of a democratic society.

• Know about the importance of respecting and protecting the environment.

• Develop self-confidence and self-esteem and make informed choices regarding personal and social issues.

• Develop good relationships with other members of the school and the wider community.

• Know about where money comes from, keeping it safe and the importance of managing it effectively.

• Have a basic understanding of enterprise.

Organisation/ Provision

PSHE is delivered within a whole school approach, which includes:


• Dedicated curriculum time.

• Teaching PSHE through cross-curricular areas.

• Specialised assemblies.

• Intervention work – through youth workers and the welfare team.

• Pastoral care and guidance.

• Careers education.

• Visiting speakers.

Impact

The implementation of this curriculum ensures that when children leave Brownhill Learning Community and PRU, they are ready to cope with modern Britain.


They will have developed skills to express their emotions and be understand how they can live healthy both physically and mentally.


They will also be equipped with skills for their future careers and challenges going forward.

PSHE

Overview

Our personal, social and health education (PSHE) programme promotes children’s personal, social, emotional and economic development, as well as their health and well-being. It helps to give children the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, responsible citizens.


At Brownhill Learning Community, our aim is to identify and meet individual learning needs through a nurturing environment. Children’s wellbeing, happiness and safety is our top priority and PSHE is a key tool used to accomplish this.


Our PSHE curriculum is broad and balanced, topics are taught at an appropriate emotional and age level.



This ensures that the curriculum:

• Promotes moral, cultural, mental and physical development of our children and of society.

• Prepares our children for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences they already face and for adult life.

• Provides information on keeping healthy and safe, both physically and mentally.

• Encourages children to think about choices, so they understand that all actions have consequences. To support pupils with making informed choices to help themselves, others and the environment.



If you require further information on the Curriculum Lead for PSHE, Mrs Rhiannon Hutchins, the BLC's PSHE Coordinator on 0300 303 8384 Option 3 or via email at rhutchins@theblc.org.uk


For more detailed information regarding the BLC's PSHE Curriculum, please see pictures below:


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Useful Links


The accompanying PSHE Association web article 'PSHE education and children's safety' discusses the importance of a comprehensive, progressive and supportive programme of PSHE education that gradually teachers children the skills and strategies they need to stay safe and an understanding of when to employ them


NSPCC's website includes up to date information and sources of support.  The NSPCC runs Childline (0800 1111) and an advice line for adults worried about children (0808 800 5000)


www.nspcc.org.uk



'This is Abuse' website targets teenagers and helps them to explore what constitutes abuse and how to obtain support


http://thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk



The campaign 'Schools Safe 4 Girls' provides links to sources of support and advice provided by the End Violence Against Women Coalition.


http://www.pshe-associaton.org.uk/news_detail.aspx?ID=1313