SPHE - St. Laurence's School, Greystones, Co. Wicklow

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Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)

The Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) curriculum provides particular opportunities to foster the personal development, health and well being of the child.

The school has a formative role to play in children’s social, personal and health education. It can provide the environment and a variety of learning experiences that enable individuals to understand themselves, to relate to others and to establish and maintain healthy patterns of behaviour.

The following programmes are used to teach aspects of SPHE:

  • Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE)

  • Walk Tall (Substance Misuse Prevention)

  • Stay Safe (Child Abuse Prevention)

  • Be Safe (Road, Fire & Water Safety)

  • Action for Life (Physical Education)

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