Lesson 5: Diverse communities

The pupils will learn to appreciate the value of diversity in a community

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the value of diversity in a community

National curriculum

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L8. about diversity: what it means; the benefits of living in a diverse community; about valuing diversity within communities

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: When creating their own community, could focus just on the groups and what they bring rather than numbers and proportions of different groups.


Pupils working at greater depth: When creating their community, they could design groups who bring different things to society e.g. religious beliefs and farmers.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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