PSHE (inc RSE) & British Values
To cater for the complex and varied Personal, Social, Health and Emotional needs of the pupils at Victoria Lane Academy, and to ensure we promote British Values, we follow a comprehensive, progressive scheme of work – SCARF.
To supplement this, we deliver weekly character-building lessons
We have incorporated British Values (Mutual tolerance & respect, Democracy, Individual Liberty and Rule of Law) into our wider curriculum.
The SCARF program and our character curriculum aim to develop 8 key traits (RESPECTS) in those who attend VLA:
The year is split into half terms, with the whole school (from Nursery to Year 6) covering the same themes at the same time. Click here to see our Long Term Plan for the whole school.
To see what teaching and learning looks like in each of the themes (Me & my Relationships, Valuing Difference, Keeping Safe, Rights Respecting, Being my Best, Growing & Changing) as children move through school and the spiral curriculum click here for our progression document.
Relationship and Sex Education makes up part of the SCARF programme. To see what/when statutory and non-statutory elements are covered, please clink on the individual overviews at the bottom of this page.
Every term, year groups from 1 – 6 will follow the journeys of the characters they are studying in History/Geography in a series of 10 missions (1 hour per week). During these missions, pupils will be working on their RESPECT character traits.
Year 1 – Traditional Tales
Year 2 – Samuel Pepys
Year 3 – Ed Stafford
Year 4 – Levison Wood
Year 5 – Tim Peake
Year 6 – Nancy Wake
Year 1 – Simba
Year 2 – Pocahontas
Year 3 – Nellie Bly
Year 4 – Kira Salak
Year 5 – Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Year 6 – Amelia Earhart
Year 1 – Steve Backshall
Year 2 – Queen Elizabeth II
Year 3 – Sir Ernest Shackleton
Year 4 – Leif Erikson
Year 5 – Spartacus
Year 6 – Ibn Battuta
To see when we cover elements of British Values, click here for our BV mapping document.
PHSE, Character and BV Yearly Overviews for each year group: