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Cawston Grange Primary School

Excellence, Respect, Friendship

Personal, Social, Health Education and Citizenship

Personal, Social, Health Education and Citizenship

Our vision at Cawston Grange Primary School is that children’s wellbeing, happiness and safety are our first priorities and we hope that children will be able to take risks in their learning and in life as well as understanding how to prepare themselves for the diverse society we live in.


PSHE is challenging, motivating, practical and interactive.  This subject encompasses the core values of our school (Excellence, Respect and Friendship) and is taught in a cross curricular way across a range of subjects including; PSHE, Computing, P.E., and Science. 


In our diverse society, children need to be aware of fundamental British Values, develop an understanding of themselves along with others in their community and learn how they can work together in harmony whilst respecting others. 


Additionally, children also need to know how to maintain healthy lifestyles and relationships with others. PSHE plays an integral role in children exploring these things and helps to prepare them for the community that they live in now and in the future.


PSHE at Cawston Grange Primary School

At Cawston Grange Primary School we teach our PSHE through a scheme called Jigsaw.


Every class has their own unique Jigsaw character:

Reception – Jenie

Year 1 – Jack

Year 2 – Jo

Year 3 – Jino 

Year 4 – Jaz

Year 5 – Jez

Year 6 – Jem


Jigsaw is taught in a spiral and progressive way. There is a strong emphasis on emotional literacy, building resilience and nurturing mental and physical health. Additionally, Jigsaw lessons include mindfulness, allowing children to advance their emotional awareness, concentration and focus.


By using Jigsaw our aim is to help our pupils know and value who they really are and how they relate to other people in this ever-changing world.


There are 6 Jigsaw Puzzles (units), which are designed so the school can study the same learning themes at the same time. Each Puzzle has 6 Pieces (lessons) which work towards an end product. Every Piece has two Learning Intentions; one specific to PSHE learning and the other is designed to develop emotional literacy and social skills.


The Six Puzzles:

Aut 1 – Being Me in My World

This includes understanding my own identity and how I fit well in the class, school and global community

Aut 2 – Celebrating Difference (including anti-bullying)

This includes anti-bullying and understanding

Spr 1 – Dreams and Goals

This includes goal-setting, aspirations, who do I want to become and what I would like to do for work and to contribute to society

Spr 2 – Healthy Me

This includes drugs and alcohol education, self-esteem and confidence as well as healthy lifestyle choices, sleep, nutrition, rest and exercise

Sum 1 – Relationships

This includes understanding friendship, family and other relationships, conflict resolution and communication skills, bereavement and loss

Sum 2 – Changing Me (including Puberty and Human Reproduction Education)

This includes Relationship and Sex Education in the context of coping positively with change

Taking Care (Protective Behaviours)



All children have a unit of work called ‘Taking Care’ which will be completed in the first week of Autumn Two. The Taking Care scheme aims to improve the safety and well-being of children in Warwickshire by teaching them to keep themselves safer in a variety of situations.


Protective Behaviours (PB’s) is a safety awareness and resilience building programme which helps children and adults to recognise any situation where they feel worried or unsafe, such as feeling stressed, bullied or threatened and explores practical ways to keep safe. Protective Behaviours also looks at identifying support networks for times when we need someone to listen and help. 


Protective Behaviours is based on two key messages:


We all have the right to feel safe all of the time

We can talk with Someone about Anything, even if it feels awful or small


Protective Behaviours is a practical down to earth approach to personal safety. It is a process that encourages self-empowerment and brings with it the skills to raise self-esteem and to help avoid being victimised. This is achieved by helping individuals to recognise and trust their intuitive feelings (Early Warning Signs) and to develop strategies for self-protection.


The Protective Behaviours process encourages an adventurous approach to life that satisfies the need for fun and excitement without violence and fear.


Further information and a national practice sharing forum can also be found at below by clicking on the Taking Care link.


Content Overview EYFS-Year 6

Year 3 Conflict resolution - Nov 2023

01.02.22- Year of the Tiger. Year 3 Tigers learnt about the Chinese New Year and created a paper chain of tigers for a window display.

Year 6 Jaguars completing some debates and role play about bullying. We spoke about what we could do if they or someone they knew was being bullied and how to report it. We also celebrated our differences and wore our odd socks with pride! 19.11.21

Year 1 Butterflies 19.11.21: We wore odd socks to school today to support Anti-Bullying week. We read a great story called Simon Sock by Paul Linnet all about how it is great to be different. We each designed a sock and look at how different we all are. One will join our whole school display too. This years theme was 'One Kind Word'. We made paper chains writing kind words on all the different links....look at how many kind words we could think of!

Year 4 reading from their Bucket of Kindness during Anti-bullying Week 15- 19th Nov 2021

Reception have been learning about how to respect our enviroment. They went litter picking around school to tidy up pur precious school enviroment. Well done, Reception! 09.11.21

Year 1 Red Pandas Autumn 1- Health and Safety

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Year 6 Jaguars completed some role play to demonstrate the safe use of the internet and mobile phones 14.10.21

Red Pandas's Hello Yellow Day!

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Year 3 Ocelots make Emoji faces for Hello Yellow Day - 8.10.21

Year 3 Tigers Wear Yellow Day activities - Emoji Faces 08.10.21

Year 1 Butterflies thought about things which make us happy and sad and also what we can do when we feel sad. We acted a few out on Hello Yellow day 8.10.21

Year 6 Jaguars Wear Yellow Day for Young Minds. 08.10.21 The children went out to the Nature Classroom and played 'Snowball' to compliment one another and then we played some different emotion games.

Year 6 Jaguars voting for the Junior Leadership Team member 23.09.21

Making a friendship soup in PSHE! What would you include?

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Year 6 held a remembrance service to remember the people from all over the world who fought for Britain and its territories during the World Wars. They made a class poppy wreath also.

Year 6 made positivity rocks! We used inspirational quotes and saying that mean something to us to help promote our wellbeing.

Fire Brigade Visit to school -November 2019

Year 3 PSHE 2019-2020

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Safer Internet Day - Learning how to have positive relationships online. 2019-2020

To support Mental Health Day, we wore Yellow and had a whole school assembly to raise awareness. 2019-2020

Year 3 and Year 4 were lucky enough to have some visitors in to teach them about working life and they got to get up close to an Aston Martin! 2019-2020