You could include:
• Respect for and kindness towards others, concern for others, taking responsibility, honesty, loyalty, trust, different people, values and customs.
• The importance of friendships and how to maintain them; the importance of good peer relationships in our lives, recognising healthy and unhealthy relationships, getting on with each other, recognising own and others’ feelings, the need for space
• Why bullying is wrong and how to react if it happens;
• How to stay safe with strangers and on the internet if appropriate;
• How to interact politely with others; effective communication and assertiveness
• Make reference to your school’s (or your • children’s school’s) Kodesh curriculum and how respect is intrinsic to this.
• Refer to a Middos programme that your school runs
• Show how Yiddishkeit is built on respect
• Give examples on how respectful your children and their friends are
• Describe if they have no access
• Describe if they have filtered access
• Do you think they need to be educated about the internet and its dangers to prepare them for the future?
Please comment on how:
• Schools must be able to retain their faith and cultural identity in teaching PSHE
• PSHE will be taught via various subjects
• PSHE must indicate themes, not prescribe statutory subjects