Year 1 Citizenship

Learning about: the importance of rules and consequences of not following them; caring for the needs of babies, young children and animals; exploring our similarities and differences and an introduction to democracy

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Rules

Learning the importance of rules and the consequences of not having, or not following, rules.

Lesson 2: Caring for others: Animals

Activities to develop an appreciation that animals have different needs, and an understanding of how to care for them.

Lesson 3: The needs of others

Learning about the responsibilities of looking after babies and young children.

Lesson 4: Similar, yet different

Starting to recognise how we are the same as, and different from, other people.

Lesson 5: Belonging

Looking at the range of groups that people belong to, and understanding these groupings.

Lesson 6: Democratic decisions

Introducing the concept of democracy and looking at how democracy works in society.

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources