Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education Compliance Document

Relationship Education

Pupils should know:

Do iSpace programmes meet the requirements?

Where is this covered in the programme?

Families and people who care for me

That families are important for the children growing up because they can give love, security and stability


Planet Relationships – Lesson 1

The characteristics of a healthy family life, commitment to each other, including in times of difficulty, protection and care for children and other family members, the importance of spending time together and sharing each other’s lives

Planet Relationships- Lesson 1 ,4

That other’s families, either in school or in the wider world, sometimes look different from their family, but that they should respect those differences and know that other children’s families are also characterised by love and care

Story – Same but different

Planet Diversity-Lesson 3,4,6

How to recognise if family relationships are making them feel unhappy or unsafe, and how to seek help or advice from others if needed

Planet Relationships-Lesson 7,8

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

That stable, caring relationships, which may be of different types, are at the heart of happy families

Planet relationships- Lesson 1,7,8,

That marriage represents a formal and legally recognised commitment of two people to each other which is intended to be lifelong

Planet relationships-Lesson 7

Caring friendships

How important friendships are in making us feel happy and secure, and how people choose and make friends.

Planet Happiness –Lesson 7,8

Planet Relationships- Lesson 1-3

The characteristics of friendships, including mutual respect, truthfulness, trustworthiness, loyalty, kindness, generosity, trust, sharing interests and experiences and support with problems and difficulties.

Story – The New Boy

Planet Relationships- Lesson 3-6

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

That healthy friendships are positive and welcoming towards others, and do not make others feel lonely or excluded.

Story- The New Boy

Planet Relationships-Lesson 3,4

Planet Diversity-Lesson 1,2,5,6,7,8

That most friendships have ups and downs, and that these can often be worked through so that the friendship is repaired or even strengthened, and that resorting to violence is never right

Story - The Bully,

Story- What Sid Did

Planet Character Building Lesson 5-8

Planet Relationships- Lesson 2-4

Planet Diversity-Lesson 4

Planet Heads Up-Lesson 3,5

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 6

How to recognise who to trust and who not to trust, how to judge when a friendship is making them feel unhappy or uncomfortable, managing conflict, how to manage these situations and how to seek help or advice from others, if needed.

Story – the Ball and the Wall        

Story – What Sid did

Planet Relationships-Lesson 7,8

Planet Heads Up – Lesson 8

Planet wellbeing- Lesson 6

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

Respectful relationships

The importance of respecting others, even when they are very different from them (for example, physically, in character, personality or backgrounds), or make different choices or have different preferences or beliefs.

Story- The Ball and the Wall

Story- Same but different

Planet Relationships –Lesson 2, 7

Planet Diversity-Lesson 1-8

Planet Happiness-Lesson 7

Practical steps they can take in a range of different contexts to improve or support respectful relationships

Story- Same but Different  

Story – The Niggle  

Story – The Stressor

Planet Diversity –Lesson 2,5

Planet Relationships-Lesson 3-6

Planet Problem Solving-Lesson 1-8

The conventions of courtesy and manners

Story- What Sid Did

Story- The New Boy

Planet relationships Lesson 5,6

Planet Happiness 1,5

Planet Wellbeing 7,8

The importance of self-respect and how this links to their own happiness

Story – The Magic Boots

Story – Who am I

Planet Character Building- Lesson1 - 8

Planet Happiness-Lesson 1,6,7,8

Planet Diversity-Lesson 1,4,5,6

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 3-6

Planet Resilience-Lesson 1-8

Planet Confidence-Lesson 1-6

Planet Heads Up – Lesson 4,5

That in school and in wider society they can expect to be treated with respect by others, and that in turn they should show due respect to others, including those in positions of authority.

Story – The Ball and the Wall

Planet Character Building-Lesson 3, 5-8

Planet Diversity- Lesson 4,5

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 7,8

About different types of bullying (including cyberbullying), the impact of bullying, responsibilities of bystanders (primarily reporting bullying to an adult) and how to get help.

Story- The Bully

Story – The Niggle

Story – The Stressor

Planet Heads Up- Lesson 8

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 1,4

Planet Diversity –Lesson 2

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

What a stereotype is, and how stereotypes can be unfair, negative or destructive.

Story- Boys Cry Too

Planet Relationships-Lesson 7

Planet Diversity –Lesson 2,7,8

Planet Confidence – Lesson 8

The importance of permission-seeking and giving in relationships with friends, peers and adults

Planet Relationships-Lesson 3-8

Planet Character Building-Lesson 5-8

Online relationships

That people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not.

Planet Confidence-Lesson 6,7

That the same principles apply to online relationships as to face-to-face relationships, including the importance of respect for others online including when we are anonymous.

Planet Confidence-Lesson 6,7

The rules and principles for keeping safe online, how to recognise risks, harmful content and contact, and how to report them

Planet Confidence-Lesson 6,7

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

How to critically consider their online friendships and sources of information including awareness of the risks associated with people they have never met.

Planet Confidence-Lesson 6,7

How information and data is shared and used online.

Planet Confidence-Lesson 6,7

Being safe

What sorts of boundaries are appropriate in friendships with peers and others (including in a digital context)?

Story- The New Boy

Planet Happiness – Lesson 5

Planet Relationships- Lesson 7,8

About the concept of privacy and the implications of it for both children and adults; including that it is not always right to keep secrets if they relate to being safe

Story – The Niggle

Story – The Stressor

Planet Relationships- lesson 7,8

That each person’s body belongs to them, and the differences between appropriate and inappropriate or unsafe physical, and other, contact

Planet Happiness – Lesson 5

Planet Physical- Puberty Plus Plans

How to respond safely and appropriately to adults they may encounter (in all contexts, including online) whom they do not know

Planet Relationships- lesson 7,8

Planet Happiness-Lesson 5

Planet Character Building 1-4

How to recognise and report feelings of being unsafe or feeling bad about any adult.

Planet Happiness –Lesson 5

Planet Relationships- Lesson 7,8

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

How to ask for advice or help for themselves or others, and to keep trying until they are heard

Story- The Ball and the Wall

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

How to report concerns or abuse, and the vocabulary and confidence needed to do so.

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

Where to get advice e.g. family, school and/or other sources.

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing Guidelines

Pupils should know:

Do iSpace programmes meet the requirements?

Where is this covered in the programme?

Mental Wellbeing

That mental wellbeing is a normal part of daily life, in the same way as physical health.

Story- The Niggle   

Story – The Stressor

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 1,2

Planet Confidence-Lesson 2

Planet Heads Up – Lesson 1-5

That there is a normal range of emotions (e.g. happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, nervousness) and scale of emotions that all humans experience in relation to different experiences and situations

Story-Who am I

Story- The Stressor         

Story- Sometimes I am

Story – The Niggle

Planet Heads Up –Lesson 1-8

How to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.

Story- Who am I

Story-Bounce Back

Planet Character Building-Lesson 4

Planet heads Up – Lesson 1-3,5,7,

How to judge whether what they are feeling and how they are behaving is appropriate and proportionate.

Story- Bounce Back 

Story- The Magic Boots

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson2

Planet Character Building-Lesson 5-8

Planet Relationships-Lesson 5-6

Planet Happiness – Lesson 2

Planet Heads- Up – Lesson 1-7

The benefits of physical exercise, time outdoors, community participation, voluntary and service-based activity on mental wellbeing and happiness.

Story – How to play

Story- Good to be Green

Planet Physical- Lesson 1 ,2

Planet Confidence-Lesson 8

Planet Happiness- Lesson 3,4,6

Simple self-care techniques, including the importance of rest, time spent with friends and family and the benefits of hobbies and interests.

Story-Cat Just Sat 

Story- How to play

Planet Physical – lesson 3-8

Planet Resilience- Lesson 1-8

Planet Happiness Lesson 3,4,7

Planet Heads Up- Lesson 1,2
Isolation and loneliness can affect children and that it is very important for children to discuss their feelings with an adult and seek support.

Planet Wellbeing- Lesson1,5,6,

Planet Happiness- Lesson 2

That bullying (including cyberbullying) has a negative and often lasting impact on mental wellbeing.

Story- The Bully 

Story- The Stressor 

Story – The Niggle

Planet Heads Up –Lesson 8

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 1-4

Where and how to seek support (including recognising the triggers for seeking support), including whom in school they should speak to if they are worried about their own or someone else’s mental wellbeing or ability to control their emotions (including issues arising online).

Planet Wellbeing-Lesson 1,2

Planet Heads-Up- Lesson 1-8

Planet problem Solving-Lesson 1-8

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

It is common for people to experience mental ill health. For many people who do, the problems can be resolved if the right support is made available, especially if accessed early enough.

Planet Character building –L2,3

Planet Heads Up-Lesson 1-5

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

Internet safety and harms

That for most people the internet is an integral part of life and has many benefits.

Story- How to Play

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

About the benefits of rationing time spent online, the risks of excessive time spent on electronic devices and the impact of positive and negative content online on their own and others’ mental and physical wellbeing.

Story- How to Play

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

How to consider the effect of their online actions on others and know how to recognise and display respectful behaviour online and the importance of keeping personal information private.

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

Why social media, some computer games and online gaming, for example, are age restricted.

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

That the internet can also be a negative place where online abuse, trolling, bullying and harassment can take place, which can have a negative impact on mental health.

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

How to be a discerning consumer of information online including understanding that information, including that from search engines, is ranked, selected and targeted.

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

Where and how to report concerns and get support with issues online.

Planet Confidence- Lesson 6,7

Physical health and fitness

The characteristics and mental and physical benefits of an active lifestyle.

Story- Cat Just Sat

Planet Physical- Lesson 1-7

Planet Heads Up- lesson 1-5

The importance of building regular exercise into daily and weekly routines and how to achieve this; for example, walking or cycling to school, a daily active mile or other forms of regular, vigorous exercise.

Story- Cat Just Sat

Planet Physical –Lesson1 -6

The risks associated with an inactive lifestyle (including obesity).

Planet Physical –Lesson1,2, 5,6

How and when to seek support including which adults to speak to in school if they are worried about their health.

‘Who to ask for help’ Information displayed and discussed at the end of every lesson

Healthy Eating

What constitutes a healthy diet (including understanding calories and other nutritional content).

Planet Physical –Lesson 1-8

The principles of planning and preparing a range of healthy meals.

Planet Physical –Lesson 5-8

The characteristics of a poor diet and risks associated with unhealthy eating (including, for example, obesity and tooth decay) and other behaviours (e.g. the impact of alcohol on diet or health).

Story- How to Play

Planet Physical –Lesson 5-8

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco

The facts about legal and illegal harmful substances and associated risks, including smoking, alcohol use and drug-taking.

Lessons that cover this in detail are in the #iWonder curriculum and can be
made available to Year 6.

Health and prevention

How to recognise early signs of physical illness, such as weight loss, or unexplained changes to the body.

Story- Hot and Cold

+Plan Lessons- Lesson 1-4

About safe and unsafe exposure to the sun, and how to reduce the risk of sun damage, including skin cancer.

Story- Stay Safe in the Sun

The importance of sufficient good quality sleep for good health and that a lack of sleep can affect weight, mood and ability to learn.

Planet Physical- Lesson 4,5

About dental health and the benefits of good oral hygiene and dental flossing, including regular check-ups at the dentist.

Story - Hot and Cold

About personal hygiene and germs including bacteria, viruses, how they are spread and treated, and the importance of handwashing.

Story - Hot and Cold

The facts and science relating to allergies, immunisation and vaccination.

Story- Aishia and the Ambulance

Basic first aid

How to make a clear and efficient call to emergency services if necessary.

Story- Aishia and the Ambulance

Concepts of basic first-aid, for example dealing with common injuries, including head injuries.

Story- Aisha and the Ambulance

Story – Hot and Cold

Changing adolescent body

Key facts about puberty and the changing adolescent body, particularly from age 9 through to age 11, including physical and emotional changes.

+Plan Lessons- Lesson 1-4

About menstrual wellbeing including the key facts about the menstrual cycle.

+Plan Lessons- Lesson 4

Lessons cover this

Lessons support this / provide opportunities to cover this