St Mary's RC Primary School, ManchesterSt Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

Peer on Peer Abuse

At St Mary’s we work to prevent sexual harassment, online sexual abuse and sexual violence through a whole-school approach that includes an effective behaviour policy with appropriate sanctions, pastoral support and a carefully planned relationships, sex and health education curriculum that includes addressing issues of consent.

Relationship and Health Education Curriculum- Life to the Full

As part of our RHE curriculum we cover:

Module 2 'Created to Love Others', children explore these topics at an age-appropriate level. 

  • sexual harassment
  • online sexual abuse
  • sexual violence

Please see the overview below:

Module 2 Overview- Created to Love Others

Unit 1

Religious Understanding

Unit 2

Personal Relationships

Unit 3

Keeping Safe

EYFS Role Model

Who’s who?

You’ve got a friend in Me

Forever friends

Safe inside and out

My body, My rules

Feeling poorly

People who help us
KS1- Year 1 and 2 God loves You

Special people

Treat others well….

….and say sorry

Being safe

Good secrets and Bad secrets

Physical contact

Harmful substances

Can you help me?
KS2- Year 3 and 4 Jesus my friend

Friends, family and others

When things feel bad

Sharing online

Chatting online

Safe in my body

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco

First Aid Heroes
KS2- Year 5 and 6 Is God calling you?

Under pressure

Do you want piece of cake?

Self- talk

Sharing isn’t always caring

Cyber bullying

Types of abuse

Impacted lifestyles

Making good choices

Giving assistance


We also cover these topics in some of our big questions. 

Y1 - Who helps us to keep safe? 

Y2 - What is bullying? What helps us to stay safe? 

Y3 - What keeps us safe? 

Y4 - How do we treat others with respect? How can we manage risk in different places? 
Y5 - How can friends communicate safely?

Y6 - How can the media influence people? What will change as we become more independent? 


Themed days and weeks:

Anti -Bullying week

Online safety week



Expect Respect

Pants or Good Touch/ Bad Touch workshop

Friendships workshop (including bullying, online safety/ bullying etc.)

Share Aware (Online safety)

NSPCC- Speak Out, Stay Safe


Individual and group work where appropriate.



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