Lesson 1: Respect and manners

Pupils learn about courtesy, respect and manners in a range of situations

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Learning objective

  • To develop understanding of courtesy and manners in a range of situations

Statutory guidance

  • That in school and in wider society they can expect to be treated with respect by others, and that in turn they should show due respect to others, including those in positions of authority
  • The conventions of courtesy and manners

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Could work with scenarios 2 and 3 as they are familiar settings. You could also provide a framework for their responses, such as: When approaching the lady reading the story, Zog should…

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to give a greater range of suggestions for the scenarios and to justify their answers.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
Relationships & Sex Education specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses…
Find out more