Personal and Social Health Education (PSHE)
- Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of abilities
- Developing a healthy, safer lifestyle
- Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people
- Preparing to play active roles as citizens
- Developing the skills of enquiry and communication
Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)
Sex and Relationship Education is lifelong learning about physical, moral and emotional development. It is about understanding the importance of marriage for family life, stable and loving relationships, respect, love and care. It is also about the teaching of sex, sexuality and sexual health. (DfES 2000)
In order to achieve Healthy schools Gold Status, schools need to have their Drug education Policy quality assured by the Local Authority.
- protecting communities through tackling drug supply, drug-related crime and anti-social behaviour
- preventing harm to children, young people and families affected by drug misuse
- delivering new approaches to drug treatment and social re-integration
- public information campaigns, communications and community engagement
Children receiving drugs education – including skills development are more likely to chose not to take illegal drugs.
Schools must demonstrate evidence of implementing a non-smoking and Tobacco Control policy or working towards smoke-free status.