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Year Four

What strengths, skills and interests do we have ?

H27, H28, H29, L25

  • how to recognise personal qualities and individuality
  • to develop self-worth by identifying positive things about themselves and their achievements
  • how their personal attributes, strengths, skills and interests contribute to their self-esteem
  • how to set goals for themselves
  • how to manage when there are set-backs, learn from mistakes and reframe unhelpful thinking


How do we treat each other with respect?

R19, R20, R21, R22, R25, R27, R29, R30, R31, H45, L2, L3, L10

  • how people’s behaviour affects themselves and others, including online
  • how to model being polite and courteous in different situations and recognise the respectful behaviour they should receive in return
  • about the relationship between rights and responsibilities
  • about the right to privacy and how to recognise when a confidence or secret should be kept (such as a nice birthday surprise everyone will find out about) or not agreed to and when to tell (e.g. if someone is being upset or hurt)*
  • the rights that children have and why it is important to protect these*
  • that everyone should feel included, respected and not discriminated against; how to respond if they witness or experience exclusion, disrespect or discrimination
  • how to respond to aggressive or inappropriate behaviour (including online and unwanted physical contact) – how to report concerns


How can we manage our feelings? 

H17, H18, H19, H20, H23

  • how everyday things can affect feelings
  • how feelings change over time and can be experienced at different levels of intensity
  • the importance of expressing feelings and how they can be expressed in different ways
  • how to respond proportionately to, and manage, feelings in different circumstances
  • ways of managing feelings at times of loss, grief and change
  • how to access advice and support to help manage their own or others’ feelings


How can we help in an accident or emergency?

H43, H44

  • how to carry out basic first aid including for burns, scalds, cuts, bleeds, choking, asthma attacks or allergic reactions
  • that if someone has experienced a head injury, they should not be moved
  • when it is appropriate to use first aid and the importance of seeking adult help


How can our choices make a difference to others and the environment?

L4, L5, L19, R34

  • how people have a shared responsibility to help protect the world around them
  • how everyday choices can affect the environment
  • how what people choose to buy or spend money on can affect others or the environment (e.g. Fairtrade, single use plastics, giving to charity)
  • the skills and vocabulary to share their thoughts, ideas and opinions in discussion about topical issues
  • how to show care and concern for others (people and animals)
  • how to carry out personal responsibilities in a caring and compassionate way


How can we manage risk in different places? 

H12, H37, H38, H41, H42, H47, R12, R15, R23, R24, R28, R29, L1, L5, L15

  • how to recognise, predict, assess and manage risk in different situations
  • how to keep safe in the local environment and less familiar locations (e.g. near rail, water, road; fire/firework safety; sun safety and the safe use of digital devices when out and about)
  • how people can be influenced by their peers’ behaviour and by a desire for peer approval; how to manage this influence
  • how people’s online actions can impact on other people
  • how to keep safe online, including managing requests for personal information and recognising what is appropriate to share or not share online
  • how to report concerns, including about inappropriate online content and contact
  • that rules, restrictions and laws exist to help people keep safe and how to respond if they become aware of a situation that is anti-social or against the law