Relationships and Health/Sex Education – RHSE:
At Loxwood, we refer to Relationships and Sex Education as RHE. RHE as a subject, teaches children about the different physical, social and emotional aspects of growing up, relationships and sexuality. It aims to provide pupils with the skills and knowledge they need to have safe, fulfilling relationships, take responsibility for their sexual health, and feel secure and happy in their sexuality. It also helps them to develop resilience, independence and self-esteem. Our RHE curriculum is taught across all year groups and is age appropriate. It encompasses:
Families and people who care for me
For more information on RHE, please see our RHE curriculum guidance for parents and carers.
At Loxwood, we teach British Values through the following 4 themes.
- Rule of law
- Individual Liberty
- Respect and Tolerance
We reflect on British values in RSHE lessons where we explore what it means to be British and that being British is about living alongside others in a multi-cultural community. Pupils are encouraged to understand the viewpoints and practices, backgrounds and contributions that everyone makes to the country. The importance of laws, whether they be those that govern the class, the school, or the country, are consistently reinforced at Loxwood Primary School. Our Loxwood Learners Code are displayed in classrooms and around the school. At Loxwood School, pupils are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment. As a school we educate and provide boundaries for children to make informed choices, through a safe environment Pupils are encouraged to know, understand and exercise their rights and personal freedoms, and advised how to exercise these safely, for example through online safety and RHE work. Pupils are taught, at whatever level is appropriate, the rights of all pupils at the school. They are also taught the value and reasons behind rules and laws, that they govern and protect us, the responsibilities that this involves, and the consequences when laws are broken. For the youngest pupils in school this may be through topics/themes.