Lesson 4: Job roles in our local community

Learning about the roles people have in the community, and the impact of these roles not being fulfilled.

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To begin to understand the roles people have in the community

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: Should write about a job that they are familiar with and can use the Activity: Writing template.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can write a letter to their person asking questions about their job.

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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