Lesson 3: Community

Learning about the role of groups in the wider community.

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand the role of groups in the wider community

National curriculum

  • Nothing relevant for this lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need additional adult support to research their given group and might benefit from looking at a group which relates to their own experience.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could be challenged to answer the additional extension questions for their research activity.

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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