Core themes: Health & Wellbeing and Relationships
Growing and changing

Help your pupils understand and manage the physical and emotional changes that may happen during puberty.

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Teachers often seek our advice about what to teach and when. Our materials and training will support you to feel more confident in teaching this content in an age-appropriate and inclusive way.
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Puberty can be a challenging time, physically and emotionally.

Pupils begin to learn about it before onset so that they’re ready for big changes they and their peers will experience.

Puberty also forms a key part of statutory Health Education within the PSHE education curriculum. Schools need to support children and young people through other major life changes too, including transition to secondary school.

Use our Programme of Study and Programme Builders to plan, sequence and teach about growing and changing within your PSHE curriculum. Relevant lessons include our mental health lesson plans on school transition and puberty lessons included in the quality assured Medway RSE scheme of work.

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Training and events

  • KS2-3

    Twilight CPD: Puberty: Teaching confidently about puberty (KS2 & KS3)

    21 Nov
    £95 per person
    This session will explore the statutory requirements related to teaching puberty and how to make decisions about age appropriate content. It will also support you to develop strategies for managing tricky questions, and build confidence in teaching about puberty across your team.
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