Lesson 2: Our school environment

The class will learn about the ways they can look after and improve their school environment

Learning objective

  • To understand ways they can look after their environment

Statutory guidance

Pupils should be taught:

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L3. about things they can do to help look after their environment

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Could benefit from having photographs of areas around school to look at.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could be challenged to come up with ideas to develop something new in school which would enhance the environment, e.g. a quiet area on the playground, additional play equipment or a new reading area.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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