Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE)

National Curriculum Primary Handbook

"Personal, social and health education (PSHE) and citizenship help to give pupils the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, responsible citizens."

Curriculum Links

Health & Wellbeing – healthy lifestyles, learning to manage risk in the outdoors (all activities)

Relationships –communication & co-operation skills, building confidence (Shelter Building, Nature Orienteering, Forest Schools)

Living in the wider world – team building skills, learning to respect the natural world (Forest Schools)


Shelter Building (KS2 & 3)

A great team building workshop, taking place in the woods. Children work in small groups, are given a kit bag, with tarp, rope, string and instructions to make their own shelter. This workshop develops children’s awareness of risks, how to look after themselves in an outdoor environment and encouraging independence and co-operation.


Optional Extension Activities

WW1 Ealees Camp – ½ day or full day (KS2 & 3)
Developed to link to the WW1 centenary commemorations, archive photographs, postcards and press cuttings of the 1914 training camp at Hollingworth Lake are brought to life by this interactive session helping the children to really connect with the past.

The ½ day session includes fire lighting and Kelly kettle, a full day session involves preparing  and cooking WW1 trench stew on the open fire.



Teacher – den building session

“Fantastic in every way. All children were engaged and focussed. Brilliant day!” ”

Child - after WW1 Shelter Building session

“I am writing to say thank you both for the amazing WW1 experience it taught me a lot”