Lesson 4: Local community groups

Pupils look at how local groups make up a community and that there are places and buildings for these groups in the community

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the groups which make up the community

Statutory guidance

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L6. about the different groups that make up their community; what living in a community means

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can be tasked with iIdentifying just one group and purpose for each place.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should identify multiple groups and purposes for some of the places.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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