- To understand that families love and support each other but sometimes problems can occur and help is available if needed.
Families and people that care for me
Pupils should know:
- That others’ families, either in school or in the wider world, sometimes look different from their family, but that they should respect those differences and know that other children’s families are also characterised by love and care.
- That stable, caring relationships, which may be of different types, are at the heart of happy families, and are important for children’s security as they grow up.
- How to recognise if family relationships are making them feel unhappy or unsafe, and how to seek help or advice from others if needed.
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Pupils needing extra support: May need additional support with writing about the experiences and Problems that need resolving or working through. that the A unit of people joined together by blood, marriage, or other means including adoption or a close social bond… may be experiencing. Ask them to focus first on the issues that the children in the family may be experiencing as these will be more familiar to them. These children could be placed together in a group and work with you or another adult.
Pupils working at greater depth: Can support their Those in the same year group as you. with the activity by scribing and asking questions to develop responses. They could also look at problems they have identified for the family and grade them for seriousness. For example, quick to To find a solution to a problem. and soon forgotten (such as falling out over a toy) or more complex and might need additional help (for example, adults having problems with money).
Assessing pupils' progress and understanding
In this topic
- Assessment Y1/2: (CB) Health and wellbeing
- Assessment Y1/2: (CB) Family and relationships
- Assessment Y3/4: (CB) Family and relationships
- Y3/4 Introductory Lesson 1 (Cycle B): Setting ground rules and signposting
- Y3/4 Lesson 2 (Cycle B): Friendship issues and bullying
- Y3/4 Lesson 3 (Cycle B): Healthy families
- Y3/4 Lesson 4 (Cycle B): Stereotyping: Gender
- Y3/4: Lesson 5 (Cycle B): Stereotyping: Age/Disability
- Y3/4 Lesson 6 (Cycle B): How my behaviour affects others
- Y3/4 Lesson 7 (Cycle B): Effective communication to support relationships
- Y3/4 Lesson 8 (Cycle B): Respect and manners
- Y3/4 Lesson 9 (Cycle B): Respecting differences