PSE is central to pupils’ development and to the school ethos. The enhancement of the attributes identified in “A Curriculum for Excellence” are central to the programme’s rationale. Course themes are informed by the “National Priorities in Education”:
By offering a well resourced and relevant PSE curriculum we aim to ensure best practice in pastoral care. Using the guidelines in “Happy, Safe and Achieving Their Potential” (Scottish Executive, 2005) the course meets the relevant standards of effective personal support. Specifically, it aspires to:
As a result of careful research and planning, and regular review of content, resources and methodologies we have developed a programme that corresponds to good practice, as outlined in “Personal Support for Pupils in Scottish Schools” (HMIe, 2004).