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Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)




The intent of our PSHE curriculum is to

  • At St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, we want our children to be confident, independent, resilient, healthy and tolerant with the capacity to make informed and responsible choices.
  • Help children to identify, recognise and maintain healthy relationships.
  • Our PSHE curriculum promotes the welfare, safety and positive mental health of our children.
  • PSHE is at the core of our school ethos underpinning our school values and our wider work on personal development.


How PSHE links with our school values:



Be Kind - We develop our empathy skills, developing the language to name and understand our emotions.





Be Respectful - We learn about the world around us and celebrate differences.





Be Passionate about Learning - We challenge ourselves to learn more about ourselves and the world around us to become the best that we can be.





Make a Difference - We are equipped for happier and healthy lives, ready to make a difference as global citizens.



At St Vincent’s we aspire to make the learning ambitious for all learners. Our school curriculum includes the knowledge, skills and life experiences children need to thrive. Our learning is carefully planned and sequenced using the National Curriculum that can be found below: 

National Curriculum PSHE

Knowledge and skills are built on from previous years and there is clear progression in each subject. You can see an overview of progression below:

Progression of Skills Grid

Each curriculum area is taught across the year and evidenced on a long term plan, divided into half termly blocks. You can see the long term plan below:

PSHE and RSE Long term Plan

British Values within our PSHE session are of the utmost importance across all year groups. You can see each PSHE session and its correlating British Value below.

Contact the School

St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

Orchard Road,
WA15 8EY

Main Contact: Headteacher Mrs Harrop

SEND Contact: Mrs Farrell and Mrs Sutton

Tel: 0161 911 8040


We couldn't be happier with St Vincent's, our children are really happy there. - Parent Survey
It is a wonderful environment, our children are flourishing - Parent Survey
The school ethos gives the children excellent opportunities to develop their spirituality and knowledge of their faith. - Parent Survey
It is a really friendly school, I have been made to feel very welcome. - Parent Survey
We love St Vincent's, keep doing what you are doing! - Parent Survey
Pupil’s behaviour is exemplary, and they respect and care for all in the school community - Denominational Inspection
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School Games Platinum Award 2021/22-2022/23
CPD champion School
Primary Science Quality Mark 2021-2024
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Music Mark School Member
United Against Bullying Silver School 2023
Wellbeing Award for Schools
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Primary Geography Quality Mark Gold 2021-24
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Leading Parent Partnership Award 2021-2024
EDPA 2022-2025 Award
Trafford Council Inclusion Charter
Improving Children's Mental Health: Place 2 Be