Useful links for general support within PSHE, see also specific
subject links on side menu
The professional association and trade union representing
professionals working in education and children's services.
Association for Citizenship
Knowledge, skills and resources from the professional subject association for those involved in citizenship education.
BBC PSHE & Citizenship
The PSHE & Citizenship website offers resources for teachers to
engage 14-19 year olds in Personal, Social, Health, Economic and
Citizenship education. The resources have been mapped to the curricula
for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales by specialist
consultants. Lessons are based around video stories featuring young
people talking about their personal experiences. Each of the stories has
activities and PDF handouts that can be used in the classroom.
Birmingham Health Education Service
The centre is a ‘Centre of Excellence’
and is involved in the planning and delivery of PSHE and Citizenship
education initiatives. They also deliver Safeguarding training and
support (including specific DSP training), Safer Recruitment, Protective
Behaviours. They provide a range of support to schools, services and
settings either as planned programmes, training, policy advice, teaching
resources (including lesson plans, pupil books, policy support).
Cambridgeshire PSHE service
Offers a wealth of practical advice, lesson plans, schemes of
work, policies and CPD opportunities
Council for Subject Associations
The Council for Subject Associations (CfSA) is a membership
organisation, set up with the support of the Department for Children
Schools and Families (DCSF) to act as a single voice for its subject association members
Department for Education (DfE)
The DfE is responsible for education and children's services.
Providing free support to inspire pupil voice and create smart
National PSE Association for advisors, inspectors and
NSCoPSE is the professional organisation for LEA advisers,
inspectors and advisory teachers with responsibility for all aspects of
personal and social education, including health education and
National Association for Pastoral Care in Education
NAPCE was founded in 1982 to establish links between all those who
have an interest in Pastoral Care and Personal-social education.
National Health Education Group
NHEG aims to promoted the entitlement to and delivery of
quality personal, social and health education including SRE for all
children and young people. It is a network of LEA advisory staff,
health promotion specialists and freelance consultants who work with
school communities to develop policy and practice
National PSHE CPD Programme
The CPD programme provides community nurses and teachers with
the opportunity to gain recognition and accreditation of their
experience in teaching personal, social and health education (PSHE)
PSHE guidance from The National Healthy Schools Programme (accessible now on the DfE website)
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Authority (QCDA)
Personal, Social and Health Education Prompts including sex and
relationship education (SRE) and drug education (including alcohol,
tobacco and volatile substance abuse)
On 31 March 2012 the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency closed as part of the Government’s wider education reforms. Archived material is available on the National Archives website.
SEAL-Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning
A whole-school approach to promoting social and emotional
skills that aims, to involve all members of the school and all aspects
of school life
TrueTube – Short Films: Big Stories
An award-winning website for secondary schools, with free videos, lesson plans and assembly scripts for PSHE, RE and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 & 4.
Education websites and blogs
TES forum for PSHE and Citizenship
Join in the lively debate and get your questions answered. A really
useful source of information from other practitioners
Teachers TV is no longer operating but materials can be accessed from a number of sources listed on this page of the DfE website.
Channel 4 Learning
Online resources, offering curriculum-based activities and websites,
games, TV listings. PSHE & Citizenship related resources
Learning zone, TV and radio programmes for PSHE
Guardian Teacher Network
Free resources for teachers