Lesson 4: Working with others

Beginning to understand how friendships can make us feel and the skills needed to work with other people

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

To begin to understand how friendships can make us feel

Statutory guidance

  • Caring friendships >Pupils should understand that friendships are important for making us feel happy and secure, and how people choose and make friends.
  • Caring friendships >Pupils should understand the characteristics of friendships, including mutual respect, truthfulness, trustworthiness, loyalty, kindness, generosity, trust, sharing interests and experiences and support with problems and friendships.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support:  May need some support with reading the questions which can be provided either by peers or adults.

Pupils working at greater depth:  Should be challenged to explain the benefits of working with people that we don’t know very well.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils’ understanding and progress


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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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