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Personal, Social, Health, Emotional and Economic Education (PSHE)




The aim of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) and Citizenship at Galley Common Infant school, is to help pupils to group to be healthy, independent and responsible adults who contribute in a positive way to society.


Personal, Social and Health education and citizenship aims to enable the children to:


  • know and understand what constitutes a healthy lifestyle;
  • be aware of safety issues;
  • understand what makes for good relationships with others;
  • have respect for others;
  • be independent and responsible members of the school community;
  • 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



Protective Behaviours


No Outsiders Here




To understand feelings, happy, sad, angry and excited and worried.


To begin to develop strategies to manage feelings (turtle)


Differentiate Comfortable and uncomfortable feelings.


Recognising when I feel safe.

Private parts of the body.

Early warning signs.

Network hand – recognising people I can go to if I feel unsafe.


Similarities and differences between friends and families.

Correct name of body parts and private parts of the body.

All feelings are valid.

Comfortable and uncomfortable touches – consent.  

To recognise what I like and to say what I think. 

How to make friends.

To recognise and celebrate different families.


To understand feelings, tired, frustrated, proud, love, worried, disappointed, jealous, furious, guilty and generous.


Basic problem solving.


Making choices.

How do we behave when we have feelings.

Early warning signs.

Body privacy.

Safe and unsafe secrets.

Network hand

To recognise people who are important to me.

Development of babies.

Body privacy and rights.


Personal boundaries.

To like the way I am.

To play with boys and girls.

To recognise that people are different ages.

To understand that our bodies work in different ways.

To recognise we share the world with lots of people.


Self-control and Anger management.


Calm and relaxation practise.


Problem solving.


What our rights are.

Early warning signs.

Personal space.

Network hand

Similarities and differences between boys and girls.

Early warning signs.

How to manage anger.

People I trust.  

To understand what diversity is.

To understand how we can share the world.

To understand what makes someone feel proud.

To feel proud of being different.

To be able to work with everyone in my class.