Curriculum for Excellence has at its heart the aspiration that all children and young people should be successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors. Inverclyde supports the development of the Curriculum for Excellence Health & Wellbeing outcomes in all education establishments and the wider community.
“Learning through health and wellbeing promotes confidence, independent thinking and positive attitudes and dispositions. Because of this, it is the responsibility of every teacher to contribute to learning and development in this area.”
The Scottish Government, HM Inspectorate of Education, Scottish Qualifications Authority and Learning Teaching Scotland have published support documents to aid establishments and practitioners to develop their work with the statements of experiences and outcomes for health and wellbeing across learning. These are highlighted below
Inverclyde Council endorses these key principles and practices outlined in these documents to support the development and delivery of the health and wellbeing outcomes and experiences within all establishments and across learning communities.
These documents identify the following:
The experiences and outcomes are an essential component of the curriculum and apply wherever learning is planned. They signpost progression in learning and set challenging standards that will equip young people to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Further information on the experience and outcomes for health and wellbeing can be found in:
Within these documents, aspects of these organisers which are the responsibility of all adults who are working together to support the learning and development of children and young people, are identified through the use of italics.
In early year establishments, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools these organisers may be delivered through interdisciplinary studies, as Health topics or as part of the personal social education curriculum.
Inverclyde Council endorses the experiences and outcomes to support the development and delivery of health and wellbeing within all establishments.
Inverclyde Council encourages every establishment, working with partners, to take a holistic approach to promoting health and wellbeing and one that takes account of the stage of growth, development and maturity of each individual, and the social and community context.
Furthermore endorsing the expectations that the learning environment supports children and young people to: