Lesson 7: Giving my opinion

Children learn that we can share our opinions on things which matter to us and that our ideas and opinions can help to change something

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand ways to share an opinion

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: Could benefit from adult support to think about why their idea is a good one.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to produce a greater range of ideas and justify these to others.

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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