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16 Peppard Road
Reading RG4 8JZ
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Caversham Prep
An inspirational, small family led prep school nurturing boys and girls from ages 3 to 11 in the heart of Reading
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The school is a member of the PSHE Association. All children have weekly lessons to learn about friendships, personal safety, hygiene, growing up, relationships and drugs and alcohol awareness according to their age and year group. Our programme of study includes three core themes:

Core Theme 1: Health and Wellbeing 

  1. What is meant by a healthy lifestyle 
  2. How to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing 
  3. How to manage risks to physical and emotional health and wellbeing 
  4. Ways of keeping physically and emotionally safe 
  5. Managing change, including puberty, transition and loss 
  6. How to make informed choices about health and wellbeing and to recognise sources of help with this 
  7. How to respond in an emergency 
  8. To identify different influences on health and wellbeing 

Caversham Pupils Learning For Life lesson 

Core Theme 2: Relationships 

  1. How to develop and maintain a variety of healthy relationships, within a range of social/cultural contexts 
  2. How to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships 
  3. How to recognise risky or negative relationships including all forms of bullying and abuse 
  4. How to respond to risky or negative relationships and ask for help 
  5. How to respect equality and diversity in relationships
  6. Various stages in growing up 

Core Theme 3: Living in the Wider World 

  1. Respect for self and others and the importance of responsible behaviours and actions 
  2. Rights and responsibilities as members of families, other groups and ultimately as citizens 
  3. Different groups and communities 
  4. Respect for diversity and equality and how to be a productive member of a diverse community 
  5. The importance of respecting and protecting the environment 
  6. Where money comes from, keeping it safe and the importance of managing it effectively 
  7. Part that money plays in people’s lives 
  8. A basic understanding of enterprise 

Caversham Prep pupils in Learning for Life lesson

Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education Development (SMSC)

SMSC encompasses personal development across the whole curriculum. It is a broad concept that can be seen across the school’s provision to meet different pupils’ needs.

The spiritual development of pupils is shown by their:

The moral development of pupils is shown by their:

The social development of pupils is shown by their:

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The cultural development of pupils is shown by their:

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