P&C are running this program Wednesday March 29th 2017
Two sessions Years 3/4 6pm – 7pm and Years 5/6 7.15pm – MUST BOOK AS SPACES ARE LIMITED (booking forms will be added soon, below)
Session 1: Where Did I Come From? (Years 3, 4, 5 & 6)
- To help children aged 8-10 years gain an understanding of the structure and functions of the reproductive system in males and females.
- To provide information on conception (describing sexual intercourse, associated with love in the context of a caring relationship), foetal development and birth of a baby.
- To provide opportunities for parents and children to discuss various aspects of reproduction in an informal way.
- To reinforce the role of parents as a source of information on matters pertaining to sexuality and reproduction.
- Introduction ● VF and sexual intercourse
- Family structure and family relationships ● Foetal development
- Male/female babies – which is which? ● Twin explanation
- Protective behaviours ● Birth
- Male/female reproductive systems ● Conclusion
Session 2: Preparing for Puberty (Years 5 & 6) (Years 3 & 4 at parent’s discretion)
- To provide information on puberty for 10-13 year olds, in relation to the physical changes and emotional changes
(in particular, helping them feel comfortable about their bodies and its functions; preparing them for the changes during puberty and dispelling the myths and providing accurate, understandable information).
- To help young people feel okay about being different. Everyone develops at a different rate, especially during puberty.
- To confirm their individuality and promote self-esteem.
- To facilitate communication between parents and their children and encourage young people to take their questions, problems and concerns to their parents.
- Introduction ● Changes to boys only
- Revision of Session 1 ● Changes to girls only
- How, why and when of puberty ● Why are these changes happening?
- Physical and emotional changes to both boys and girls ● Conclusion
Booking form March 29th 2017