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Higher Lane Primary School

Happy, Challenged, Successful and Proud



Egerton Road, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7EX

Tel: 0161 766 2005


Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Education

All National Curriculum subjects provide opportunities to promote pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Explicit opportunities to promote pupils' development in these areas are provided in religious education and personal, social and health education (PSHE) and citizenship. A significant contribution is also made by school ethos, effective relationships throughout the school, collective worship, and other curriculum activities.

  • Please click here for a look at our curriculum intent statement for PSHCE.
  • Or here for the school's PSHCE Policy.
  • Please click here for our Skills Progression Map for Years 1 to 6


British Values

Here at Higher Lane we actively promote and teach the British Values of:

  • Democracy
  • Rule of Law
  • Tolerance
  • Individual Liberty
  • Mutual Respect

through school assemblies, PHSCE activities and everyday through our staff’s ethos, attitudes and behaviours.

British Values Statement

Higher Lane Primary School is committed to serving its community. We recognise the multi-cultural, multi faith and ever-changing nature of the United Kingdom. We aim to nurture our children on their journey through life so they can grow into safe, caring, democratic, responsible and tolerant adults who make a positive difference to British society and to the world. We encourage our children to be creative, unique, open-minded and independent individuals, respectful of themselves and of others in our school, our local community and the wider world. We follow equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar. Higher Lane is dedicated to preparing students for their adult life beyond the formal examined curriculum and ensuring that it promotes and reinforces British values to all its students.

Please click here to read the remainder of our British Values Statement.


RSE Curriculum

Please click here to see how and when we are covering the RSE objectives which became statutory in 2020.

Please see the video recording of our parents' information session on our RSE curriculum.  If you have any questions, please contact the school to speak to one of our pastoral team or Mr Tetlow. 

Click here to see our current draft RSE policy which is currently under review by the Trust.

Please click here to see the puberty glossary of terms which we use in school.  This will ensure that we all use the same, specific vocabulary when discussing any of these areas with our children.

Click here to be taken to our RSE newsletter section.  Each half term, we will publish a newsletter outlining the RSE curriculum for each year group for the following term.