Year GroupLearning ObjectivesKey Vocabulary
3-To explore the differences between males and females and to name the body parts
-To consider touch and to know that a person has the right to say what they like and dislike
-To explore different types of families and who to go to for help and support
Stereotypes, gender roles, similar, different, male, female, private parts, penis, testicles, vagina, womb, family, fostering, adoption, relationship
4-To explore the human lifecycle
-To identify some basic facts about puberty
-To explore how puberty is linked to reproduction
Puberty, lifecycle, reproduction, physical, breasts, sperm, egg, pubic hair, emotional, feelings
5-To explore the emotional and physical changes occurring in puberty
-To understand male and female puberty changes in more detail
-To explore the impact of puberty on the body & the importance of hygiene
-To explore ways to get support during puberty
Puberty, physical changes, emotional changes, moods, menstruation, periods, tampons, sanitary towels, wet dreams, semen, erection, sweat, breasts, spots, pubic hair, facial hair, underarm hair, sexual feelings
6-To consider puberty and reproduction
-Consider physical & emotional behaviour in relationships
-*To explore the process of conception and pregnancy (lesson 3)*
-To explore positive and negative ways of communicating in a relationship

*In year 6, the children learn about sex. Parents have a right to withdraw their children from this lesson. Please contact the head teacher for information on how to do this.
Womb, sperm, egg, conception, fertilisation, pregnancy, sexual intercourse, twins, fostering, adoption, relationship, love, friendship, consent, intimacy, communication, personal/private information, internet safety