Filton Hill School

Social, Emotional Learning (SEL)

Emotional Well-being

At Filton Hill, we believe that learners’ spiritual, emotional and cultural, health and well-being are as important as their academic. We pride ourselves on the wide range of curriculum opportunities, strategies and approaches that we employ in order to ensure our learners are prepared for the next phase of their educational career and for life in general. In order to achieve this, we use a variety of schemes and approaches to support the planning and delivery of:

  • Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)
  • Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education (SMSC)
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion Coaching
  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • Fundamental British values (FBV) 

At Filton Hill Primary School we have adopted the PSHE scheme ‘Jigsaw’. 


“Jigsaw PSHE brings together Personal, Social, Health and Economic education, emotional literacy, social skills and spiritual development in a lesson-a-week programme. Designed as a whole school approach, Jigsaw provides a comprehensive scheme of learning for Foundation Stage to Year 6… Jigsaw is a mindful approach to PSHE...(it) aims to help children know and value who they really are and how they relate to other people in this ever-changing world. (Jigsaw: 2018)

Term one - Being Me in My World
Term two - Celebrating Differences
Term three - Dreams and Goals
Term four - Healthy Me
Term five - Relationships
Term six - Changing Me


Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural

At Filton Hill we believe that the teaching of values and ensuring learners have a good understanding of their responsibility within our community and wider society is crucial. This is especially important if young learners are to take their place in the world and make an important contribution to our society. In believing this, we place value on teaching children about their rights and responsibilities in school and their community, the moral dilemmas and decisions that they may be faced with and in their lives and giving them opportunities to learn about and understand their place in the world. We believe that learners grow from a sense of belonging and a feeling of ‘knowing who they are’, we support the teaching of respecting others’ beliefs and religions and provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for learners to explore their own ideas and believes and sense of self.



Mental Health and Well-being

At Filton Hill we take the mental health and well-being of our learners seriously and provide different strategies and resources to support develop the promotion of emotional well-being. Below are the eight principles promoted by Public Health England (March 2015) that we use to champion and promote well-being.