Suggested Experiences & Outcomes
Responsibility of All Mental & Emotional Wellbeing
- I am aware of and able to express my feelings and am developing the ability to talk about them. HWB 3-01a
- I know that we all experience a variety of thoughts and emotions that affect how we feel and behave and I am learning ways of managing them. HWB 3-02a
- I understand that there are people I can talk to and that there are a number of ways in which I can gain access to practical and emotional support to help me and others in a range of circumstances. HWB 3-03a
- I understand that my feelings and reactions can change depending upon what is happening within and around me. This helps me to understand my own behaviour and the way others behave. HWB 3-04a
- I understand the importance of mental wellbeing and that this can be fostered and strengthened through personal coping skills and positive relationships. I know that it is not always possible to enjoy good mental health and that if this happens there is support available. HWB 3-06a
- I am learning skills and strategies which will support me in challenging times, particularly in relation to change and loss. HWB 3-07a
- I understand that people can feel alone and can be misunderstood and left out by others. I am learning how to give appropriate support. HWB 3-08a
Responsibility of All Social Wellbeing
- I recognise that each individual has a unique blend of abilities and needs. I contribute to making my school community one which values individuals equally and is a welcoming place for all. HWB 3-10a
- I value the opportunities I am given to make friends and be part of a group in a range of situations. HWB 3-14a
Benchmarks: Sustains daily moderate to vigorous physical activity.
Accesses opportunities to develop / achieve in sport and/or outdoor learning within place of learning and wider community.
Evaluates own lifestyle respect of daily physical activity, diet, rest and sleep and impact on health and wellbeing.
Explains the impact of an energy imbalance on health and wellbeing, for example, becoming overweight, lethargy.
Responsibility of All Physical Wellbeing
- I am developing my understanding of the human body and can use this knowledge to maintain and improve my wellbeing and health. HWB 3-15a
- I am learning to assess and manage risk, to protect myself and others, and to reduce the potential for harm when possible. HWB 3-16a
- I know and can demonstrate how to keep myself and others safe and how to respond in a range of emergency situations. HWB 3-17a
Responsibility of All Health & Wellbeing
- I am experiencing enjoyment and achievement on a daily basis by taking part in different kinds of energetic physical activities of my choosing, including sport and opportunities for outdoor learning, available at my place of learning and in the wider community. HWB 3-25a
- I have investigated the role of sport and the opportunities it may offer me. I am able to access opportunities for participation in sport and the development of my performance in my place of learning and beyond. HWB 3-26a
- I can explain why I need to be active on a daily basis to maintain good health and try to achieve a good balance of sleep, rest and physical activity. HWB 3-27a
- I can explain the links between the energy I use while being physically active, the food I eat, any my health and wellbeing. HWB 3-28a
Suggested Learning Intentions
- To learn to understand my emotions and those of others.
- To develop my understanding of strategies to support wellbeing.
- To investigate how I can look after my own, and others, wellbeing.
Suggested Success Criteria (I can...)
- I can explain and discuss the impact of feelings and emotions on my own and others behaviour.
- I can discuss and demonstrate strategies I could use to make informed choices in stressful/challenging situations.
- I can demonstrate how my physical wellbeing impacts my feelings and explain how these can affect my behaviour.
Suggested Learning Experiences
These suggested activities/tasks are for group work within a classroom. Please select activities/tasks that are most relevant to the needs of your learners and school community. Please use your professional judgement as to how best to deliver these types of activities/tasks/content with your learners and which other staff may also be able to provide support/differentiation to meet their needs.
What do we know?
Discuss what do learners think of as bullying? What actions do they regard as bullying? Where might these types of behaviours happen – in person/online etc? What do they do about these types of behaviours? (What emotions are involved – this may link to other aspects such as Resilience and Growth Mindset)
The following may help facilitate pupil engagement:
Information from Respect Me may enable discussions around bullying behaviours, intent and the impact of bullying
This may lead into discussions related to protected characteristics (Equality Act 2010) – what is prejudice based bullying?
- Respectme.org.uk: Prejudice Based Bullying
How are Children’s Rights impacted by bullying? These sites give information related to UNCRC – CYPCS
- Cypcs.org.uk: Five Priorities for Tackling Prejudice Based Bullying in Scotlands Schools [currently unavailable?]
- Respectme.org.uk: Children’s Rights
- Reach.scot: I’m Being Bullied
What do we need to know?
What can we do?
- Respectme.org.uk: Respect Me resource videos
This site gives advice about what to do about bullying (in person & online):
- Respectme.org.uk: What Are My Options
Online bullying – what is it? What can we do?
- Respectme.org.uk: Online Bullying
Young Minds – what is bullying & how can it affect you?
- Youngminds.org.uk: Bullying
You may wish to take part in Respect Me’s Choose Respect campaign This has a number of resources to encourage self-reflection and develop awareness of bullying behaviours. These can help learners understand how behaviours impact others:
Stigma Free Lanarkshire resources may be useful in these discussions:
- Young People and Mental Health Stigma (PDF)
- Stigma Free Lanarkshire Language Poster (PDF)
- Signposting Young People (PDF)
- Lanarkshirelinks.org.uk: Young People and Stigma
The emotional effects of bullying:
- Youngminds.org.uk: How Bullying Can Affect You
- [Add NHSL Health Literacy resource link]
What’s happening here / locally? / What could we do next?
What can we do? Discuss what your school’s policy/practice currently are – is this working? What else could we do? What/who else can help?:
Discuss how to respond:
- Respectme.org.uk: Ways to Respond
- Mentalhealth.org.uk: Stephanies Story
- Mind.org.uk: The Truth About Bullying and Mental Health
Ask learners to find out about local/national organisations that can support – e.g. ChildLine
Suggested SHANARRI Indicators
Suggested UNCRC Articles
Suggested NPF Outcome
- NPF 2.4
NHS Lanarkshire Library Resources
Here are some examples of resources that can be ordered via NHS Lanarkshire Library Resource to support your delivery of this topic:
- The anti-bullying game (Game)
- Stop being so mean (Game)
- NHS Lanarkshire - [add contact info]
- Online ACEs course
- Samaritans resource for teachers
- HSBC National Report (PDF)
- Nil by Mouth email email@example.com
- The Spark www.thespark.org.uk for staff training/support work
- MNF Scotland www.mentalhealth.org.uk
- MIND www.mind.org.uk
- Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk
- Children & Young People’s Commissioner Scotland www.cypcs.org.uk
- UNICEF www.unicef.org.uk
- Respect Me www.respectme.org.uk
- National Improvement Hub Respect for All - The National Approach to Anti-Bullying for Scotland's Children and Young People
- Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help
- National Policies https://respectme.org.uk/policy/the-national-picture/
- Children’s Rights www.unicef.org.uk/rrsa
- Children in Scotland https://childreninscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Report_Bullying_June_2017.pdf
- Children & Young People’s Commissioner Scotland www.cypcs.org.uk
- ASDAN - https://www.asdan.org.uk/courses
- SQA - Wellbeing Award SCQF levels 3 to 5 https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/63094.html