Lesson 4: Appropriate contact: My private parts

Children learn about the concept of privacy and the correct vocabulary for body parts

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To begin to understand the concept of privacy and the correct vocabulary for body parts

Statutory guidance

Pupils should know:

  • That each person’s body belongs to them, and the differences between appropriate and inappropriate or unsafe physical, and other, contact.
  • How to report concerns or abuse, and the vocabulary and confidence needed to do.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Can use the Activity: Body parts with word bank so that they can select from the body parts provided.

Pupils working at greater depth: Label other areas on the Activity: Body parts, such as wrist,  shoulder, knee, ankle.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

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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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