Lessons Listed and their content are only Suggestions and can be tailored to meet the needs of your individual curriculum requirements.
Age appropriate content:
Year 3 Looking after ourselves
We are all different, Hygiene/Germs/hand washing’ Dental Hygiene
Year 4 Thinking about Growing up
Correctly naming body parts, Celebrating our differences, how we are likely to change. Nothing to be afraid of.
(Supported by DVD Living and Growing Where applicable)*
Year 5 Puberty and Personal Hygiene
- Why we sweat. Why it is important to keep clean.
- Self-esteem. (DVD Some of your bits ain’t nice) where applicable.
- Correctly naming body parts. Introduction to puberty.
Year 5 Help My body's changing!
- Revision Of Body Parts.
- We all change differently.
- We are All Special.
- Celebrating Our Differences.
- Brief Introduction to periods and sanitary products (Boys and Girls).
- Supported by Living and Growing DVD (where appropriate)*
Year 6 Puberty Adolescence a time of change
- Body Changes.
- Emotional Changes.
- Physical Changes, male and female.
- Why we change .
- Puberty/Adolescence A time Of Change.
- Same Sex Relationships.
Lessons can contain Individual work with girls( period talk, Breast Changes. Specific Hygiene. Questions and answers.) Boys (wet dreams, masturbation, erections, washing our “privates”)
Or 2 separate gender sessions can be booked
Year 6 - Question and answer session
As a follow up session for young people to ask any questions which may have arisen from last sessions. Questions can be asked anonymously This session usually stimulates lots of questions
Quizzes can be used to check knowledge.
Dementia Friendly Sessions:
Free sessions Dementia Friends awareness for young people.
Book Early as only a few slots available each term
*Living and Growing DVD -A channel 4 production