The aim of PSHE at Episkopi Primary School is to support children’s development as human beings, to enable them to understand and respect who they are, to empower them with a voice and to equip them for life and learning.
Our school values are woven though each Jigsaw unit. Through the clear the structure of every Jigsaw PSHE lesson, children have opportunities to build relationship skills and reflect upon their learning, experiences and own opinions. Structured units of learning allow children to explore their sense of belonging and how they develop and grow as individuals. Through 6 key Puzzle Units, children build conscious resilience for both dealing with life’s challenges and change, essential for our unique community and setting.
Across all year groups, there is a focus on belonging, exploring emotions and building relationships with ourselves as well as each other. Each Puzzle Unit, covers different themes, giving children the opportunity to explore and share their thoughts and opinions on a wide range of relevant topics. Picture News supplements our PSHE curriculum allowing children to explore current news and global events, reflecting on their own perceptions and opinions, as well as listening to and respecting the views of others. PSHE at Episkopi Primary School is taught in a spiral curriculum, ensuring that prior learning is revisited and built upon as children progress through each year group.