St Nicholas Church of EnglandPrimary Academy


Welcome toSt Nicholas Church of England Primary Academy


Growing and changing



Feedback, growth, toddler, teenager, privates, permission, genitals. 

Lesson 1 – A helping hand.


Children will be able to:

  • Demonstrate simple ways of giving positive feedback to others.

Lesson 2 – Sam moves away.


Children will be able to:

  • Recognise the range of feelings that are associated with losing (and being reunited) with a person they are close to.

Lesson 3 – Haven’t you grown!


Children will be able to:

  • Identify different stages of growth (e.g. baby, toddler, child, teenager, adult); 
  • Understand and describe some of the things that people are capable of at these different stages.

Lesson 4 – My body, your body.


Children will be able to:

  • Identify which parts of the human body are private;
  • Explain that a person's genitals help them to make babies when they are grown up;
  • Understand that humans mostly have the same body parts but that they can look different from person to person.

Lesson 5 – Respecting privacy.


Children will be able to:

  • Explain what privacy means;
  • Know that you are not allowed to touch someone’s private belongings without their permission;
  • Give examples of different types of private information.

Lesson 6 – Some secrets should never be kept.


Children will be able to:

  • Identify how inappropriate touch can make someone feel;
  • Understand that there are unsafe secrets and secrets that are nice surprises;
  • Explain that if someone is being touched in a way that they don’t like they have to tell someone in their safety network so they can help it stop.