Myself and my family
Walk Tall: The Walk Tall resource aims to give children the conﬁdence, skills, attitudes and knowledge to make healthy choices in their lives. This resource was updated in 2016 and now provides a comprehensive set of lessons to teach SPHE.
1st Class Manual Unit 1
I Belong in My Home
RSE Resource: The RSE resource provides a menu of options for classroom lessons from which teachers can choose to support aspects of SPHE. In particular, it can support the sensitive aspects of RSE.
We All Belong: The We All Belong resource suggests the use picture books that include the wide variety and backgrounds of children and families in our school communities. Each suggested picture book includes activities and key questions for teaching.
Picture books and lesson ideas for all families
Picture books and lesson ideas for LGBT families
Myself and other people
Different Families Same Love: The Different Families Same Love resource supports teachers to effectively implement the Anti-Bullying Procedures, with strategies to address homophobic and transphobic bullying. The resource includes good practice guidelines for inclusive schools, advice on class-appropriate use of language, and lesson ideas for all classes in primary school.
Relating to others
The Right Start: The Right Start resource is skills based providing a menu of activities to develop and build children’s experience of the building blocks of human rights. Its content is mapped across the Primary Curriculum including SPHE.
The Stay Safe Programme: The Stay Safe Programme should be taught in its entirety over one school year with topics taught consecutively. The Stay Safe Programme is a personal safety skills programme for primary schools. The aim of the programme is to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying through the provision of personal safety education for children and training for teachers, school management boards and parents.
Stay Safe Programme