Lesson 5: Appropriate contact: My private parts are private

Children learn about safe and unsafe touches

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand safe and unsafe touches

Statutory guidance

  • How to recognise and report feelings of being unsafe or feeling bad about any adult.
  • How to ask for advice or help for themselves or others, and to keep trying until they are heard.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: This lesson might need to be delivered in a small group to ensure children with additional needs understand.

Pupils working at greater depth: Design posters to show the PANTS rule.

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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