Year 3 Family and relationships

Learning: how to resolve relationship problems; effective listening skills and about non-verbal communication. Looking at the impact of bullying and what action can be taken; exploring trust and who to trust and that stereotyping can exist. 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: Healthy families

Understanding that all families are different and they love and support each other; if problems do arise, help is available.

Lesson 2: Friendship conflict

Learning that friendships may have problems but these can be resolved.

Lesson 3: Friendship: conflict versus bullying

Understanding what bullying is, its impact and what help is available if someone is being bullied.

Lesson 4: Effective communication

Understanding the different ways we communicate and the importance of good listening.

Lesson 5: Learning who to trust

Identifying who to trust and why, and what to do if you don't trust someone or they break your trust.

Lesson 6: Respecting differences in others

Respect and learning about the differences between people and the importance of respecting these differences.

Lesson 7: Stereotyping: Gender

Learning that stereotypes are present in everyday life and children's toys can reinforce gender stereotypes.

Lesson 8: Stereotyping: Age

Recognising that, in addition to gender, stereotypes exist based on a number of factors including age.

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