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RSE Plan – May/June 2020

SPHE (including RSE) Programme May/June 2020

Junior & Senior Infants

Topic Objective Language Lessons & Resources
Knowing about my Body Name parts of the male and female body using appropriate anatomical terms Penis, vagina RSE Programme for Junior and Senior Infants

 

First & Second Class

Topic Objectives Language Lessons & Resources
Week 1: Knowing about my Body -Explore various things the body can do

-Name parts of the body, using appropriate anatomical terms and identifying some of their functions

-Awareness of parts of the body that are appropriate/ inappropriate to be shown in public

Penis, vagina, urethra, excrete, waste, faeces, urine.

 

Lesson 1: Discuss the two worksheets attached –

Promoting Health and well-being 2  & Physical Activity in the Community 3

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Lesson 2: RSE Programme online

https://pdst.ie/primary/healthwellbeing/RSE      1st & 2nd Class Book

Discuss lesson Theme 7 – When my Body Needs Special Care pgs. 161-169

Link

Week 2: Growing and Changing -Begin to recognise the physical, emotional, social and spiritual factors that promote growth; growth takes place in different ways – unique to each individual

– Begin to understand that reproduction, birth, life, growth and death are all part of a life cycle; caring for new-born babies, realise the role of parents in caring for babies

-Naming, identifying and exploring feelings

Lesson 1: RSE Programme online

Discuss lesson Theme 6 – The wonder of New Life pgs. 151 – 160

 

Lesson 3: RSE Programme online

Discuss lesson Theme 8 – Growing and Changing pgs. 171-179

 

 

Week 3: Water Safety -Become familiar with and understand the need to adhere to safety rules that apply in water

-Recognise how accidents might be caused and what can be done to prevent them

PAWS Water Safety Programme

https://watersafety.ie/primary-school/

First look at Presentation Paws 2 for 1st and 2nd class.

Next click on the online interactive resources.

Third & Fourth Class

Topic Objectives Language Lessons & Resources
Week 1: Knowing about my Body -Explore various things the body can do

-Name parts of the body, using appropriate anatomical terms and identifying some of their functions

-Awareness of parts of the body that are appropriate/ inappropriate to be shown in public

New:Understand the physical changes taking place in both the male and female body

 

Penis, vagina, urethra, excrete, waste, faeces, urine.

New for 4th Class: Menstruation, period, sanitary products, womb, hormones, breast and penis growth, pubic hair, voice change

3rd & 4th

Lesson 1: Discuss the two worksheets attached –

3rd Class: Be more active 1 & Learning to look after myself 1

4th Class: Finding a balance 1 & 3

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Lesson 2: RSE Programme online https://pdst.ie/primary/healthwellbeing/RSE 3rd & 4th Class Book

3rd Class:

Discuss lesson Theme 6 – Preparing for New Life Pgs. 69-79

 

4th Class:

Discuss lesson Theme 6 – The Wonder of New Life pgs. 169-181

Week 2: Growing and Changing -Recognise that growing and changing are continuous throughout life

-Recognise and discuss how feelings and emotions are affected by the physical changes that take place at puberty

-Discuss the stages and sequence of development of the human baby, from conception to birth

-Identify the care that needs to be taken while waiting for a baby to ne born

3rd & 4th Class

Lesson 1: Discuss the two worksheets attached –

3rd Class: Emotional Responses 1 & 3

4th Class: Emotions 1 & 2

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Lesson 2: RSE Programme online

3rd Class

Discuss lesson Theme 8 – As I Grow I change pgs. 93-102

 

4th Class:

Discuss lesson Theme 8 – Growing and changing pgs. 195-205

Week 3: Water Safety -Explore the rules and regulations that exist regarding water and the importance of adhering to these rules for himself and others

-Begin to assess the consequences of risky behaviour

-Begin to realise that as independence increases, responsibility for personal safety also increases

PAWs Water Safety Programme

https://watersafety.ie/primary-school/

First look at Presentation Paws 3 for 3rd and 4th class (You could look back at Paws 2 if you think it would be helpful for your son).

Next click on the online interactive resources.

*Please note that the programme for 6th class on relationships and sexuality is usually done in the final term each year. This year the onus is on you, the parents, to explain the facts of life to your own child and it is very important that this is done before he goes to secondary school.

Fifth & Sixth Class

Topic Objectives Language Lessons & Resources
Week 1: Knowing about my Body Revise terms for 3rd & 4th Class

5th Class: Understanding the reproductive system of both male and female adults

 

6th Class: Understanding sexual intercourse, conception and birth within the context of a committed loving relationship

Penis, vagina, urethra, excrete, waste, faeces, urine. Menstruation, period, sanitary products, womb, hormones, breast and penis growth, pubic hair, voice change

New for 5th class:

Male:Testicle growth, scrotum, erection, sperm production, nocturnal emissions (wet dreams)

Female: ovaries, fallopian tube, uterus, cervix

New for 6th Class:

Production of egg (ovum), ovulation, sperm

How they meet – fertilisation

Conception: man’s penis enters woman’s vagina

Menstrual cycle: either readiness for conception or a period

 

Lesson 1: Discuss the two worksheets attached –

5th Class: Puberty 1 & 3

6th Class: Puberty 1 & 3, Alcohol & Drugs, Puberty 1

 

Lesson 2: RSE Programme online       

https://pdst.ie/primary/healthwellbeing/RSE

5th Class

Discuss lesson Theme 6 – My Body Grows and Changes pgs. 81-92

 

6th Class:

Discuss lesson Theme 6 – Growing and Changing pgs. 183-197

Week 2: Growing and Changing -Identify and discuss the changes that are experienced in growing from child to adult

-Appreciate the need for space and privacy as he is growing and developing

-Acquire the ability and confidence to identify, discuss and explore a range of feelings, especially those that are difficult to express

-Discuss and practise how to express and cope with various feelings in an appropriate manner

 

6th Class:

-Understand sexual intercourse, conception and birth within the context of a committed, loving relationship

-Discuss and explore the responsibilities involved in being a parent and the emotional and physical maturity required

Lesson 1: Discuss the two worksheets attached –

5th Class: Emotional Responses 1, Emotions 2

6th Class: Resilience 1 & 2

 

Lesson 2: RSE Programme online

5th Class

Discuss lesson Theme 8 – Caring for New Life pgs. 103-112

(Theme 7 – The Wonder of New Life pgs. 93-101 could also be done if you feel your child is ready)

 

6th Class:

Discuss lesson Theme 7 – Relationships and New Life pgs. 199-208

Discuss lesson Theme 8 – A Baby is a Miracle pgs. 210-219

 

6th Class: Busy Bodies Programme online

https://www.healthpromotion.ie/health/inner/busy_bodies

Week 3: Water Safety Explore the rules and regulations that exist regarding water and the importance of adhering to these rules for himself and others

-Begin to assess the consequences of risky behaviour

-Begin to realise that as independence increases, responsibility for personal safety also increases

PAWs Water Safety Programme

https://watersafety.ie/primary-school/

First look at Presentation Paws 4 for 5th and 6th class (You could look back at Paws 3 if you think it would be helpful for your son).

Next click on the online interactive resources.