PSHE and RSHE
Jigsaw provides a comprehensive PSHE Programme which covers all the requirements of the government guidance and outcomes. The Relationships and Healthy Me Puzzles (units) are enhanced, revisited and built throughout the Jigsaw Programme.
Jigsaw’s philosophy starts by building positive self-image, a sense of identity and a healthy relationship with self, and from that starting point helps children grow healthy relationships with others.
Health Education in Jigsaw embraces not only physical health, but has a strong focus on mental health and emotional literacy throughout, and empowers children to be aware of their own thoughts and feelings and know how to manage and regulate these.
Jigsaw provides a structured programme of personal development to nurture the ‘whole child’ and increase learning capacity, underpinned by mindfulness philosophy and practice.
Every Jigsaw lesson from Early Years to Year 6 offers opportunities for children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development, and this is clearly mapped and balanced across each year group.
Jigsaw is designed to provide structured opportunities in every lesson to practise and enhance the five skills associated with the emotional literacy (self-awareness, social skills, empathy, motivation and managing feelings). At Bentley Heath, we believe that these opportunities are vital for children’s development, their understanding of themselves and others and in increasing their capacity to learn.