Substance Misuse - Key Stage 1&2
New drug and alcohol education suite arriving in September 2020 — map to your scheme of work now
The lessons have been designed to address all the explicit drug and alcohol education included in the PSHE Association Programme of Study and the Department for Education (DfE) statutory guidance for Relationships Education/ Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education.
To allow you to plan these into your schemes of work for the new school year, we've developed tables which map the lesson content against the relevant learning opportunities from the PSHE Association Programme of Study’s core themes at each Key Stage. They also identify where content from the DfE statutory guidance for Relationships Education/ Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education is addressed through the lessons.
Guidance and Articles
Look Out Zone - website for 7 to 11-year-old pupils, their parents/carers and teachers to support education about alcohol and smoking
QCDA guidance was published in 2005 by the (then) QCA, now the QCDA:
Drug, alcohol and tobacco education guidance at Key Stage 1: Unit A: Keeping ourselves and others safe
Drug, alcohol and tobacco education guidance at Key Stage 2: Unit B: Risk-taking and dealing with pressure
Drug, alcohol and tobacco education guidance at Key Stage 2: Unit C: Building knowledge and understanding about drugs and alcohol - practising skills to deal with situations
BBC Active has produced 'Drug Education Age 9-11' in the Whiteboard Active series. The resource includes video clips with accompanying activities and discussion points.
Lions Lifeskills also produces some useful resources, including The World of Drugs and The World of Tobacco (both in the Skills for the Primary School Child series).
Updated Primary Drugs Scheme of Work 2018
/Y5&6 Drug Ed SOW 2018 update.pdf/Updated Y5&6 Drug Education Scheme of Work 2018.pdfDrinkaware for Education - Resources for Primary and Secondary teaching, when introducing and developing alcohol awareness with pupils. Includes lesson plans, videos, presentations and more. Visit the website to register for your free resources.
The Alcohol Education Trust (AET) is able to offer the following resources free of charge to all UK schools:
AET Teacher Workbook - 100 page document including lesson plans, games and quizzes organised by topic and year group - 1 copy
'Alcohol and You' student guide - up to 250 copies (or enough for a year group)
'Talking to Kids about Alcohol' parent guide - up to 250 copies (or enough for a year group)
All resources are:
PSHE Association quality assured
Listed as one of The Early Intervention Foundation's Top 50 most effective programmes.
If you haven't received your resources this academic year, please email email@example.com
Talk About Alcohol - an online learning zone carefully built around changing social norms around alcohol and, through games, helps children subconsciously make wise decisions.
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