Year 2 Families and relationships

Learning: that families are composed of different people who offer each other care and support; how other people show their feelings and how to respond. Looking at conventions of manners and developing an understanding of self-respect. Q&A Teacher videos with PSHE specialists on the themes of Families and Friendships.

Useful resources for teaching Family and relationships

Useful resources for teaching Family and relationships

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Families offer stability and love

Understanding the role of family in the children's lives

Lesson 2: Families are all different

Understanding and respecting that each family is unique, and families can be made up of different people.

Lesson 3: Other peoples' feelings

Learning to recognise how other people might be thinking and what emotions might look like on the outside.

Lesson 4: Unhappy friendships

Learning that some friendships might make us feel unhappy and how to deal with this

Lesson 5: Introduction to manners and courtesy

Understanding the importance of manners, and learning why manners and behaviour may change in some situations.

Lesson 6: Change and loss

Understanding about change and loss and how this can affect us

Lesson 7: Gender stereotypes: Careers and jobs

Pupils explore the issue of gender stereotyping in the workplace, developing their understanding of what a stereotype is and how it can affect job/career choices

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

Teacher video: Families

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Kate Daniels

Teacher video: Friendships

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Sarah Huggins