Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL
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RE, PSHE and RSE
Hello, my name is Lisa Robinson and I am in Religious Education subject lead.
Valley Road Academy is made up of pupils and staff who originate from many nationalities, cultures and faith groups. As a school, we aim to celebrate this diversity and offer a welcoming and inclusive environment for all our pupils, including new arrivals and non-native English speakers.
We believe that Religious Education provides an opportunity to celebrate and foster awareness of these differences within our school and the wider world. It gives children an opportunity to celebrate their beliefs and share them with others. We love to celebrate various religious festivals throughout the year to help us learn more about them including Eid, Easter, Chinese New Year and Diwali.
The Aims of Religious Education
At Valley Road Academy, we aim to help pupils to:
Please click here to view RE long term planning 2022-2023
PSHE and RSE
Hello, I am Lynda Ward and I am subject leader of PSHE and RSE. In school, we believe that Personal, Social, Health Education and Relationships and Sex Education is central to the education of all children and is covered in all aspects of life in school.
It aims to promote the spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development of their pupils. Through ensuring pupils’ SMSC development, schools can also demonstrate they are actively promoting fundamental British values.
In addition to PSHE and RSE lessons all children have been involved in achieving The Rights Respecting School Bronze Award and we have achieved the Platinum Anti-Bullying Award.
The Aims of Personal, Social and Health Education and RSE:
Children need the self-awareness, positive self-esteem and confidence to: