Lesson 4: Local community groups

Looking at how local groups make up a community and learning that there are places and buildings for these groups in the community.

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the groups which make up the community

Statutory guidance

  • Nothing relevant for this lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can be tasked with identifying just one group and purpose for each place.

Pupils working at greater depth: Should identify multiple groups and purposes for some of the places.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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