'We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us', Philippians 4:13; Be bold, be strong, for the Lord our God is with us' Joshua 1:9: Our Christian Value for this half term is: Love - In school we show love by: • Thinking about how much God loves us • Remembering God’s love and that he told us to love one another • Being good friends and loving each other, even when we are upset with each other • Loving people who we do not like so much • Showing by our actions that God’s love works in us
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Banks Methodist SchoolLearning Together with Resilience and Faith

Welcome toBanks Methodist SchoolLearning Together with Resilience and Faith



Term 1

Being Me in My World

Our Learning Charter – Whole School


We have the RIGHT to:

  • Learn
  • Be respected and treated fairly
  • Be heard
  • Feel Safe



  • Allow others to learn
  • Respect others and treat them fairly
  • Listen to others
  • Keep others safe


Our REWARDS will be:

  • Praise
  • Stickers
  • Dojo Points
  • Visit other teachers and Headteacher
  • Certificates



  • Reminder
  • Warning
  • Time out in another class
  • Loss of Privileges
  • Parents/carers informed
  • Sent to the Headteacher



Term 2

Celebrating Difference (including Anti-Bullying and Diversity)

Year 1: to know ways they are different from their friends


Year 2: to identify ways they are different from their friends


Year 3: to talk about a time when their words affected someone’s feeling and what the consequences were


Year 4: to talk about a time when a first impression of someone changed as they got to know them


Year 5: to explain the differences between and direct and indirect types of bullying


Year 6: to explain ways in which difference can be a source of conflict or a cause of celebration



Term 1

Dreams and Goals

Year 1: to be able to tell someone how they felt when they succeeded in a new challenge and how they celebrated


Year 2: to be able to explain some of the ways they have worked cooperatively in a group to create an end product


Year 3: to evaluate their own learning process and identify how they can be better next time


Year 4: to know how to make a new plan and set new goals, even if they have been disappointed


Year 5: to be able to describe the dreams and goals of a young person in a culture different from theirs


Year 6: to be able describe some ways in which they can work with other people to make the world a better place



Term 2

Healthy Me

Year 1: to be able to tell someone why they think their body is amazing and can identify some ways to keep it safe and healthy


Year 2: to make some healthy snacks and explain why they are good for their body


Year 3: to identify things, people and places that they need to keep safe from, and can talk about some strategies for keeping themselves safe, including who to go to for help


Year 4: to recognise when people are putting them under pressure and can explain ways to resist this when they want to


Year 5: to describe the different roles food can play in people’s lives and explain how people can develop eating problems (disorders) relating to body image pressures


Year 6: to evaluate when alcohol is being used responsibly, anti-socially or being misused



Term 1


Year 1: to be able to talk about why they appreciate someone who is special to them


Year 2: to identify some of the things that cause conflict between themselves and their friends


Year 3: to explain how some of the actions and work of people around the world help and influence their life


Year 4: to explain different points of view on an animal rights issue


Year 5: to explain how to stay safe when using technology to communicate with theirs friends


Year 6: to be able to recognise when people are trying to gain power or control



Term 2

Changing Me (including Sex Education)

Year 1: to be able to identify the parts of the body that make boys different to girls and use the correct names for these


Year 2: to recognise the physical differences between boys and girls, use the correct names for the parts of the body and appreciate that parts of their body are private


Year 3: to identify how boys and girls bodies change on the inside during the growing up process and can discuss why these changes are necessary.


Year 4: to identify what they are looking forward to when they are in Year 5


Year 5: to describe how boys and girls bodies change during puberty


Year 6: to describe how a baby develops from conception through the nine months pregnancy, and how it is born.