Y3/4 Introductory Lesson 1 (Cycle A): Setting ground rules and signposting

Recalling things learned in RSE and PSHE in Year 2/3 and setting the rules to help everyone feel safe in RSE and PSHE lessons.

Learning objective

  • To recap what the subject of PSHE is and how we can help everyone to learn effectively in these lessons

Statutory guidance

There is no statutory guidance for this introductory lesson.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need support remembering what they learned about last year and understanding why rules are particularly important in PSHE.

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to explain the potential consequences of not following the rules.

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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