- To begin to understand the physical and emotional boundaries in friendships
- That healthy friendships are positive and welcoming towards others, and do not make others feel lonely or excluded.
- The importance of permission-seeking and giving in relationships with friends, peers and adults.
- What sorts of boundaries are appropriate in friendships with peers and others (including in a digital context).
Before the lesson
Pupils needing extra support: Could be grouped together for the activity, and have any available adults work with them. You may also want to provide them with the Activity: How do we expect our friends to behave? so they can sort the Anticipating that something will happen a certain way. and then add any extras that they can think of.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to phrase all their expectations as Beneficial or good. statements.
Assessing pupils' progress and understanding
In this topic
- Assessment Y3/4: (CA) Family and relationships
- Y3/4 Introductory Lesson 1 (Cycle A): Setting ground rules and signposting
- Y3/4 Lesson 2 (Cycle A): Friendship issues and bullying
- Y3/4 Lesson 3 (Cycle A): Healthy families
- Y3/4 Lesson 4 (Cycle A): Stereotyping: Gender
- Y3/4: Lesson 5 (Cycle A): Stereotyping: Age/Disability
- Mixed-age Y3/4 Lesson 6 (Cycle A): Healthy friendships - boundaries
- Y3/4 Lesson 7 (Cycle A): Learning who to trust
- Y3/4 Lesson 8 (Cycle A): Respecting differences
- Mixed-age Y3/4 Lesson 9 (Cycle A): Change and loss - bereavement