Jigsaw ScotlandThe mindful approach to Health and Well-Being
Jigsaw Scotland brings together Personal, Social, Health and Economic education in a structured and comprehensive scheme of work covering; Being Safe (S), Being Healthy (H), Achieving (A), Being Nurtured (N), Being Active (A), Being Respected (R), Taking Responsibility (R) and Being Included (I).
Jigsaw includes cross-curricular links, Assessment Benchmarks and comprehensively meets all the Experiences and Outcomes (Es and Os) for Health and Wellbeing (except for those needing to be taught exclusively through Physical Education lessons).
As seen at the Scottish Learning Festival 2017
What does Jigsaw consist of?Key Points
- 324 lesson plans (Primary 1 – Primary 7)
- Fully mapped against Curriculum for Excellence
- Contributes to National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes and GIRFEC
- Assemblies and Original Songs with Music MP3’s
- Weekly behaviour focus and reward system
- Fully supports children’s personal development and wellbeing
- Safeguarding and age-appropriate Relationships and Sex Education
- Health Education inc. drug and alcohol education, emotional and physical health
- Positive mental health through mindfulness, building self-esteem, emotional literacy and social skills
- Differentiated support for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
In a joint venture with NHS Orkney, Jigsaw® is providing a strategic and operational strategy for a consistent and progressive approach to the delivery of Health and Wellbeing/Personal and Social Health Education ... as we begin a phased implementation across our primary schools ... we have been provided with excellent and continuous support by Jan Lever and the Jigsaw Team.Head of Education and Schools Improvement (Orkney)
What are the benefits of the Jigsaw Programme...
Jan interviewed at a Schools’ Presentations event at Monkey World, Dorset.
…for the children?
creates learning experiences they look forward to
establishes a safe learning environment
offers accurate information
builds skills essential for life and relationships
equips them for a diverse world
gives resilience and inner strength
develops spiritual peace
…for the teacher?
short-cuts planning time
high quality resources
guides through the most sensitive issues
enhances children’s concentration
increases children’s learning capacity
…for the headteacher?
comprehensive Health & Wellbeing programme
maps the Curriculum for Excellence and SHANARRI indicators
contributes to National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes and GIRFEC
consistency, continuity and progression
diversity, respect, positive behaviour
…for the Health & Wellbeing subject leader?
provides an overall structure of lesson planning and approach for the whole school
gives an assessment framework with attainment descriptors for every Puzzle
covers all aspects of the National Health & Wellbeing Outcomes (Scotland)
allows monitoring through Jigsaw Journals
includes Sex and Relationships Education
ongoing support from the Jigsaw Team
Want to know more?The Curriculum for Excellence and Jigsaw Scotland
To aid teachers’ understanding of how Jigsaw® fits with the overall progression of knowledge and skills from Early Level (3-4 and 4-5) right through to Primary 7, you can request the full set of mapping documents. These show the complete scheme of work for all year groups against the ‘E’s and ‘O’s and Benchmarks.
Free Mapping Documents
Free Inspection Materials