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PSHE in Years 1 and 2 – Kindness

Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education is an important and necessary part of all pupils’ education. At Pakeman, we cover a wide range of topics within this area of the curriculum and during lockdown the children have done some fantastic work.

Whoever we are and whatever our age, kindness improves quality of life and brings people together because it involves being friendly, generous and considerate. Even small acts of kindness can make a big difference, and Years 1 and 2 really enjoyed thinking about and performing their own acts of  kindness and then writing a poem about what they believe kindness is and/or what they have been doing to spread kindness.

As the famous Greek storyteller Aesop (born c.620 BC) said, ‘No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted’.