At Saint Thomas’ PHSCE and well-being of pupils is important to us all. PHSCE helps to equip children with the knowledge and skills to deal with the range of issues they face as they grow up. It covers a wide spectrum including drugs and alcohol education ,emotional health and well-being ,SRE, Healthy eating ,physical activity, personal finance, safety and careers.
PHSCE plays an important role in the schools contribution to the 5 outcomes of Every Child matters and their Statutory responsibility to :-
Promote the well-being of children and young people.
Achieve the aims of the whole curriculum.
Promote Community Cohesion.
Provide Citizenship education and SRE.
It is also a vehicle to help children to learn about the Fundamental British Values :-
The Rule of Law
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.