Lesson 4: Meaning and purpose: my role

Children learn to identify their own strengths and begin to see how they can positively affect others.

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To identify my own strengths and begin to see how they can affect others

Statutory guidance

  • The importance of self-respect and how this links to their own happiness

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Could be provided with a completed Activity: Pupil job application as a model.

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to expand upon why their skills are most suited to the role.  

Should present their ideas with confidence.

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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