Family and relationships

Learning that problems can occur in families and friendships and how to resolve these. Understanding the impact of bullying and actions that can be taken if it occurs. Learning what trust is and identifying who to trust. Developing effective listening skills and learning about the effects of non verbal communication. Introduction to stereotyping.

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Lesson 1: Healthy families

Understanding that families are all different and that they love and support each other, but if problems arise, help is available


Lesson 2: Friendship conflict

Learning that friendships can have problems but these can be resolved


Lesson 3: Friendship: Conflict versus bullying

Learning what bullying is, the impact of it and what help is available if someone is being bullied


Lesson 4: Effective communication

Understanding different ways we communicate and the importance of good listening


Lesson 5: Learning who to trust

Identifying who to trust and why, and what to do if you don't trust someone or they break your trust


Lesson 6: Respecting differences in others

This lesson is all about respect, and pupils will learn about the various differences between people and why it is important to respect these differences.


Lesson 7: Stereotyping: Gender

In this lesson about stereotyping and gender, the class will learn to recognise that stereotypes are present in everyday life and that children's toys can reinforce gender stereotypes


Lesson 8: Stereotyping: Age

In the last lesson of this unit, pupils will recognise that in addition to gender, stereotypes exist based on a number of factors including age