PSHE helps pupils to stay healthy, safe, and prepared for life – and work – in the modern world. PSHE also helps pupils to achieve their academic potential; a growing body of research shows that pupils who are emotionally healthy do better at school.
PSHE helps pupils to develop the knowledge, skills, and attributes they need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society. From making responsible decisions about alcohol to succeeding in their first job, PSHE helps pupils to manage many of the most critical opportunities, challenges, and responsibilities they will face growing up.
PSHE also helps children and young people to achieve their potential by supporting their wellbeing and tackling issues that can affect their ability to learn, such as anxiety and unhealthy relationships. PSHE also allows pupils to develop skills and aptitudes — like teamwork, communication, and resilience — that are crucial to navigating the challenges and opportunities of the modern world and are increasingly valued by employers.
At the British School of Nanjing students study one PSHE lessons hour per week.