Personal, Social and Health Education

At Sinai, we understand that pupils must be provided with an education that prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

A key part of this relates to relationships and health education, which must be delivered to every primary-aged pupil. Our Relationships and Sex Education curriculum, along with our Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) curriculum, aims to provide our pupils with the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need in order to manage their lives both now and in the future, so they can become healthy, independent and responsible members of their community and the wider society.

We provide opportunities for our children to reflect on and clarify their own values and attitudes, enabling them to make well-informed choices and explore the complex and sometimes differing views that they encounter, both now and in the future. Our school is committed to our strong Jewish ethos which fosters a love of our traditions and culture in a modern orthodox setting.

Alongside this, we believe that our pupils must be good British citizens. We recognise the multicultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom and we also understand the vital role we have in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.

We want our children to learn to understand and respect diversity and differences so that they can go on to form the effective, fulfilling relationships that are an essential part of life and learning.

The aims of relationships and sex education (RSE) at Sinai School are to: 

  • Teach RSE within the framework of the school’s Jewish values, alongside ensuring we meet statutory guidance from the Department of Education 
  • Prepare pupils for puberty, and give them an understanding of sexual development and the importance of health and hygiene
  • Provide a framework in which sensitive discussions can take place 
  • Help pupils develop feelings of self-respect, confidence and empathy 
  • Create an openness culture around issues of relationships and sexuality 
  • Teach pupils the correct vocabulary to describe themselves and their bodies

© Copyright 2021–2023 Sinai Jewish Primary School

School & College Websites by Schudio