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SPHE and wellbeing

SPHE is a core pillar of the junior cycle Wellbeing programme. The six indicators of wellbeing – Active, Responsible, Connected, Resilient, Respected and Aware - describe what is important for young people and their wellbeing. The SPHE course supports young people to develop all six indicators of wellbeing. The following image provides an overview of the six wellbeing indicators.

Guidelines to support schools in planning and developing a junior cycle Wellbeing programme are available on