Lesson 4: Job roles in our local community

The pupils will learn about the roles people have in the community as well as the wider impact of these roles not being fulfilled

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To begin to understand the roles people have in the community

Statutory guidance

Pupils should be taught:

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L5. about the different roles and responsibilities people have in their community

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Should write about a job that they are familiar with and can use the Writing template.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can write a letter to their person asking questions about their job.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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