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Our PSHE Curriculum aims to develop learning which results in the acquisition of knowledge and skills that enable children to access the wider curriculum. With the intent to prepare children to become healthy, independent and responsible citizens now and in their future roles within their community.

To meet the National Curriculum needs, we provide a balanced and broadly-based curriculum which promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils, preparing them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences for later life. It aims to help them understand how they are developing personally and socially, and tackles many of the moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up. We provide our children with opportunities for them to learn about rights and responsibilities and appreciate what it means to be a member of a diverse society.



At Dundale we follow the scheme, SCARF which  provides a whole-school approach  to promoting behaviour, safety, achievement and wellbeing. There are three main themes of Health and Wellbeing; Relationships; and Living in the Wider World. These are then broken down into six areas for termly coverage and are ordered as follows:

  • Me and my Relationships
  • Valuing Differences
  • Keeping myself Safe
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Being my Best
  • Growing and Changing.


A child entering the school and leaving at the end of Year 6 will have experienced each theme at a new and appropriate level each year. Children can therefore demonstrate progress in the key social, emotional and behavioural skills as they progress through the school.

As well as SCARF providing a whole school approach, Dundale’s Vision and Values are also at the heart of children’s learning each and everyday in both PSHE lessons and in all aspects of their learning.  



During the children’s learning journey at Dundale, our intended impact of the PSHE Curriculum is to ensure that children:

  • Have a greater understanding and apply the 5 British Values of Democracy, Tolerance, Mutual Respect, Rule of Law and Liberty. 
  • Are able to talk confidently about how to keep themselves safe both in and around school as well as in the local community.
  • Are able to articulate their feelings and reflect on their emotions and actions positively. Whilst using transferable skills- preparing them to meet unknown situations with confidence.
  • Will demonstrate a resilient and healthy attitude towards school by demonstrating pro-social behaviours.
  • Become involved in their immediate community and be responsible members of society
  • Grow in their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence and be prepared for their journey after Dundale

RSE - Growing & Changing Unit Overviews

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

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