Sholing Junior School

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The Sholing PHSE curriculum seeks to reduce or remove many of the barriers to learning experienced by pupils, significantly improving their capacity to learn and achieve well. Sholing pupils learn about themselves as growing and changing individuals, acquiring the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives now and in the future. They develop their sense of social justice and moral responsibility and understand how their own choices, through the conscious application of our learning behaviours and British values, can impact across all communities in which they belong. Sholing Junior School’s carefully considered and sequenced PHSE curriculum, builds on prior knowledge and equips pupils with the understanding, skills and strategies required to live healthy, safe, productive, capable, responsible and balanced lives

PSHE Knowledge Sequence

SMSC Report 2022

Parent Consultation FAQs

Amazing Amelia

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

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Donations for those fleeing Ukraine

Ukraine Donations

We saw the school community come together to donate a huge number of items which will be sent to Medyka (on the Polish-Ukrainian border) from Southampton. The school’s response to the donation request was quite overwhelming and these items, sorted by the children during the day, are currently being stored prior to their delivery to Southampton’s Polish Social Club who will be shipping them.

We continue to be very proud of the children and families we serve and strongly believe that your kindness will make a real difference to those in need.

Our Request to Award Mr Warne Freedom of the City Of Southampton - Award Granted

Bert is Awarded Freedom of the City

The Award Ceremony

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Bert Warne - Working with the CWWGC to Remember His Friends

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Holocaust Memorial Day

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Watch the coverage of our Holocaust Memorial Service

Nicolson Memorial

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This is the final part of a four year journey. Sholing Junior School children are not just learning about history. They're making history.

Women in Engineering - Leonardo UK

Leonardo UK Rampaging Chariots Project 2021 - 2022

We are extremely fortunate to have been invited to take part in an engineering project led by Leonardo UK. Leonardo UK, based in Southampton, is a company that works in fields such as elite sport, naval defence and space.

Usually only open to secondary schools, Leonardo UK have offered our children the opportunity to take part in a project entitled ‘Rampaging Chariots’. This will involve them designing, engineering and building a robot which will compete in a number of tasks against other school’s robots. Leonardo UK will sending in one of their engineers to work with children and staff with specially designed, pre-fabricated materials for them to use.

This is the first chance we have had in taking part in such a venture.

You can find out more about Leonardo UK by clicking this link:

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Skills For Life - Year 5 and 6 children learning about the importance of fire safety and personal financial management.

Personal, social, health and economic education (The National Curriculum)

Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education is an important and necessary part of all pupils’ education. All schools should teach PSHE, drawing on good practice, and this expectation is outlined in the introduction to the proposed new national curriculum.

PSHE is a non-statutory subject. To allow teachers the flexibility to deliver high-quality PSHE we consider it unnecessary to provide new standardised frameworks or programmes of study. PSHE can encompass many areas of study. Teachers are best placed to understand the needs of their pupils and do not need additional central prescription.

However, while we believe that it is for schools to tailor their local PSHE programme to reflect the needs of their pupils, we expect schools to use their PSHE education programme to equip pupils with a sound understanding of risk and with the knowledge and skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions.

Schools should seek to use PSHE education to build, where appropriate, on the statutory content already outlined in the national curriculum, the basic school curriculum and in statutory guidance on: drug education, financial education, sex and relationship education (SRE) and the importance of physical activity and diet for a healthy lifestyle

The Childline Schools Service will be coming in to work with years 5 and 6 on keeping safe. Letters have gone out to these year groups however if you do need another copy please download one from the website.

Modeshift Stars


Sholing Junior School is now part of Modeshift Stars, a national schools award scheme that has been set up to recognise schools that are demonstrating excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable travel.


We are well on our way to achieving our Gold Star level and all that parents have to do to help us is to leave your car at home!



The Parking Pledge

We are always trying to improve on making our environment safer for our children so please support us by signing our Parking Pledge to promote considerate parking and reduce cars on our roads. Please return the Parking Pledge by the 1st June for a car sticker and a badge.

The Parking Pledge

The Art Stars Competition

We have had 2 new banners made to hang outside our school to remind everyone to park safely and not near our school gates.


Design a Parking Poster for our Banner/The Art Stars competition

Harvest Festival

A huge thank you to for all the kind donations of food. Matt and Duncan came in to collect the food for Southampton City Mission Basics Bank and the food will be distributed to the local community.

Harvest Festival

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

We have decided to organise and collect the Christmas Shoebox Appeal for the Rotary. If you would like another leaflet please pop into the school and collect another one.  Thank you for all your kind donations. Please see the attached letter below for further information.