'High Expectations, lead to High Achievers'

How We Teach Personal Development


Elm Academy teaches personal development in a wide range of ways throughout the children’s school lives. For example: 

  • It is taught in discrete lessons (please see the curriculum map below within the Kapow Primary PSHE Scheme)
  • It is taught with cross-curricular links in other lessons, such as English, physical education and religious education 
  • Staff members consistently model how to be a good citizen who uphold the school values
  • Assemblies (whole school and special visitors) 
  • Links with our local church of England Rector and the team.  
  • Assemblies based around the British values 
  • School council  
  • Specialist staff working with individuals and groups 
  • Pupil voice 
  • Anti-bullying Ambassadors 
  • E–  safety lessons 
  • Eco Warrior group 
  • A large collection of lunch and after school clubs ( See extra curricular offers page)
  • A focus on Mental and physical health 
  • Celebrating diverse cultures, beliefs, languages and religions 
  • Outdoor activity trips 
  • Relationships Education visits  
  • Kapow Primary PSHE Scheme