Lesson 4: Contributing

Children learn about the contribution groups make to a community

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the contribution groups make to a 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 find it easier to focus on a group they could set up at school.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to explore and explain the benefits of community groups for people living within the community.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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