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Health & Well-being

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Links with Children's Rights

Learning in Health and Well-being supports children to understand their rights and the rights of others (Articles 2 and 42 of UNCRC). It also supports children to experience their rights to be safe and protected from harm (Articles 19, 33, 34, 36) and also promotes the right of children to relax and play (Article 31) and to have healthy food and clean water (Article 24)



In Llanrhidian the Health and Well-being Area of Learning and Experience  provides a holistic structure for understanding health and well-being.


It is concerned with developing the capacity of learners to navigate life's opportunities and challenges.


The fundamental components of this Area are physical health and development, mental health, and emotional and social well-being. It will support learners to understand and appreciate how the different components of health and well-being are interconnected, and it recognises that good health and well-being are important to enable successful learning.


What Matters in Health & Well-being


  1. Developing physical health and well-being has lifelong benefits. 
  2. How we process and respond to our experiences affects our mental health and emotional well-being.
  3. Our decision-making impacts on the quality of our lives and the lives of others.
  4. How we engage with social influences shapes who we are and affects our health and well-being. 
  5. Healthy relationships are fundamental to our well-being.  


Progression in Health and Well-Being


  1. Increasing breadth and depth of knowledge
  2. Deepening understanding of the ideas and disciplines within areas of learning and experience
  3. Refinement and growing sophistication in the use and application of skills
  4. Making connections and transferring learning into new contexts
  5. Increasing effectiveness as a learner


Health & Well-Being in Llanrhidian Primary School


    Physical health and development includes

    • Daily Puff
    • Outdoor learning 
    • Sensory circuit
    • PE and Games lessons for skill development
    • SKIP PE
    • Competitions
    • Clwb Hwyl 
    • Links with outside agencies e.g. Ospreys 
    • Sports Day
    • Science of health lessons
    • Relax and Re-fuel Time
    • Healthy Cooking and Eating Activities
    • Healthy Schools
    • Caffi Cynefin



    Mental health development includes

    • A cluster mental health policy 
    • Well-being Awareness Days
    • Self Regulation Charts and Strategies
    • Growth Mindset
    • Restorative Practice
    • Music playing throughout the school day
    • Flexible use of time to meet pupils' needs
    • Amygdala Hijack
    •  Y2 to Y6 pupils can now check in with their pupils when blended learning is taking place. Click here to go to the check in page.


    Emotional and social well-being development includes

    • Cluster Approach to Relationships and Sexuality Education
      (Click here to go to the latest information on RSE)
    • Little People Big Dreams Assemblies. 
    • A consistent approach to the emotional environment
    • Value placed on opportunities for interdependence 
    • Llanrhidian World of Work
    • Community links
    • ELSA
    • Book of Beasties
    • Online Check-ins
    • Strong pupil voice opportunities for all pupils
      (Click here to go to the pupil voice pages)
    • A consistent approach to developing positive relationships
    • Learning linked to Sustainable Development Goals 
    • Planning underpinned by UNCRC Pupils' Rights
    • Authentic Contexts for Learning




    Click on the link below for the Health and Well-being pupil voice group.


    We regularly update our page with the latest monitoring of the AoLe