Lesson 4: Similar, yet different

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

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To begin to recognise ways in which we are the same and different to other people

Statutory guidance

  • The National Curriculum states that ‘All schools should make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)’

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Will need additional support to complete the Activity: All about me. They could draw pictures instead of writing their answers and will require support to model the questions to ask their peers and how to record their answers.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to add additional categories to their Activity: All about me sheet.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
RSE & PSHE specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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