Forestdale Primary School

Believe - Aspire - Excel


Be on time..... gates open at 8:40 and close at 8:50 - learning starts at 8.40am in class.....


What we cover in Relationships



Family life; friendships; breaking friendships; falling out; dealing with bullying; and being a good friend.

Year 1

Belonging to a family; making friends/being a good friend; physical contact preferences; people who help us; qualities as a friend and person; self-acknowledgement; being a good friend to myself; and celebrating special relationships.

Year 2

Different types of family; physical contact boundaries; friendship and conflict; secrets; trust and appreciation; and expressing appreciation for special relationships.

Year 3

Family roles and responsibilities; friendship and negotiation; keeping safe online and who to go to for help; being a global citizen; being aware of how my choice affect others; awareness of how other children have different lives; and expressing appreciation for family and friends.

Year 4

Jealousy; love and loss; memories of loved ones; getting on and falling out;  and showing appreciation to people and animals.

Year 5

Self-recognition and self-worth; building self-esteem; safer online communications; rights and responsibilities online; online gaming and gambling; reducing screen time; dangers of online grooming; SMART internet safety rules.

Year 6

Mental health; identifying mental health worries and sources of support; love and loss; managing feelings; power and control; assertiveness; technology safety; take responsibility with technology use.


Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark