Lesson 5: Belonging

The class will learn about the range of groups people belong to and to understand these groupings

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the range of groups people belong to

Statutory guidance

Pupils should know:

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L4. about the different groups they belong to

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need support to write their character descriptions and should work in mixed ability groups for the activity in the main event..


Pupils working at greater depth: Can create more characters and could be challenged to create groups looking at more than one factor e.g. girls favourite sports or eye colour and hair colour the same.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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Relationships & Sex Education specialist
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