Introductory lesson: Setting ground rules and signposting

The children recap what they learned about in PSHE last year and create and record their ideas for getting everyone to work well together in these lessons and learn effectively

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To recap learning in PSHE from the previous year and how we can help everyone to learn effectively in these lessons.

Statutory guidance

  • There is no specific statutory guidance for this introductory lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need support remembering what they learned about in Year three and understanding why rules are particularly important in PSHE.

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to explain the potential consequences of not following the rules.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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