Lesson 1: Setting goals

Children create goals and challenges that they want to set themselves before entering Year 5.

Before the lesson

Learning objectives

  • Creating goals to achieve before entering Year 5

Statutory guidance

  • The National Curriculum states that ‘All schools should make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)’

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can focus on two goals – one for school and one for outside.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can focus on a greater number of goals and create more detailed steps towards the goal.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression 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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