PSHE can benefit pupils to develop knowledge, skills and attributes that they need to manage life's’ challenges, and equip them with the ability to make the most of opportunities.
There is evidence that PSHE can address teenage pregnancy, substance misuse, unhealthy eating, lack of physical activity, emotional health and other key issues.
Effective PSHE can also tackle barriers to learning, raise aspirations and improve life chances for some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils.
PSHE supports an individuals emotional wellbeing, academic attainment and prepares the for the world of work.
It aims to develop students knowledge, skills and attributes that they need to keep themselves happy, safe and prepared for life and work. This can include reliance, self esteem, risk management, teamwork and critical thinking.