Lesson 3: Community

The class will learn about the role of groups in the wider community

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand the role of groups in the wider community

National curriculum

  • 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: May need additional adult support to research their given group and might benefit from looking at a group which relates to their own experience.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could be challenged to answer the additional extension questions for their research activity.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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