Year 1 Content

Personal, Social and Health Education

The content of the curriculum will enable the following outcomes.

At the end of Year 1 most children should

  • name a range of feelings e.g. happiness, jealousy, loneliness
  • think about some of the things they are good at, and begin to explain it to others
  • usually know how to act when they feel sad, happy, excited or cross
  • talk about things that are important to them and begin to say why
  • set small targets
  • be able to make choices about things like when to wash their hands, which foods are healthy and when to be careful in the sun
  • know that some things in and around the house and school can be dangerous and be able to give some simple reasons why
  • tell a trusted adult if they feel unsafe
  • name different parts of the body
  • name some of the ways of keeping clean, such as washing hands, having a bath, combing hair
  • know when something feels wrong, tell a trusted adult and begin to tell someone when they want them to stop
  • when they have upset people,  know when and how to say sorry
  • play and share with others
  • recognise that they are different to other people, but that they also have some characteristics that are the same
  • explain some of the ways to care for friends and people in their family
  • begin to take part in a discussion and listen to others
  • make choices, and with help,  think about what may happen next
  • understand how rules  can be helpful