Thames Ditton

Junior School

A place to learn, a place to grow

We currently have spaces in our Year 6 cohort for September. If you are interested in a place for your child, please contact the office.

Jigsaw - Year 5


Year 5


Jigsaw Programme – ‘Relationships’ and ‘Changing Me’

· Understanding our own personal qualities and building self-esteem

· Recognising how friendships change and how to manage conflict

· Understanding what it means to be attracted to someone and how they might develop different types of relationships as they grow older

· Discussing feelings of jealousy and how this can be managed

· Learning how to stay safe when using technology and how to resist pressures to use it in a risky or harmful way

· Creating an awareness of own self-image and how body image fits into this

· Explaining how bodies change during puberty and the importance of looking after ourselves physically and emotionally

· Understanding of how conception takes place and how people can be medically assisted when choosing to have a baby

· Identifying what it means to become a ‘teenager’ and the responsibilities attached to this

· Discussing the changes that Year 6 will bring and how they will manage this transition