Year 1/2 RSE & PSHE Mixed-age lessons

Bespoke RSE & PSHE lessons tailored to the needs of a mixed-age setting. The lessons will follow a 'Cycle A and Cycle B' format to ensure progression of skills across the age range.

RSE & PSHE mixed-age lessons

Bespoke RSE & PSHE lessons tailored to the needs of a mixed-age setting. The lessons follow a ‘Cycle A and Cycle B’ format to ensure progression of skills across the age range.

 

The units can be taught in any order, however we recommend starting with families and relationships unit.

 

See our RSE & PSHE Long-term mixed-age plan in the link below for more information.

Choose your unit

You can teach these in any order, but we recommend starting with Families and relationships.

Year 1/2 Cycle A

Y1/2: Families and relationships (Cycle A)

Exploring how families can be different, the characteristics and impact of positive friendships; learning that issues can be overcome, people show feelings differently and that stereotyping is unfair. Looking at conventions of manners and developing an understanding of self-respect

Y1/2: Health and wellbeing (Cycle A)

Understanding emotions, identifying our strengths and qualities, learning why we wash our hands and how to do so effectively, learning about the importance of sleep and relaxation for our wellbeing, learning how to stay safe in the sun and deal with allergic reactions, thinking about the people who help to keep us healthy.

Y1/2: Safety and the changing body (Cycle A)

Learning how to communicate safely with adults; considering who keeps us safe in our community; learning steps to crossing the road safely; identifying which substances should or should not go in the body; learning how to call 999; knowing the difference between secrets and surprises; learning about appropriate and inappropriate contact

Y1/2: Citizenship (Cycle A)

Considering why we have rules; recognising similarities and differences between ourselves and others; thinking about the groups that we belong to; considering job roles in our community; suggesting ways to improve our school and local environments.

Y1/2 Economic wellbeing (Cycle A)

Understanding what money is and where it comes from; recognising the difference between needs and wants, learning how to keep cash safe; understanding the purpose of banks and building societies; understanding that skills and interests influence job choices.

 

Y1/2: Transition (Cycle A)

An end of year transition lesson where Year 1 consider the skills they have developed throughout the year whilst Year 2 ask questions to help them deal with the change ahead.

Year 1/2 Cycle B

Y1/2: Families and relationships (Cycle B)

Exploring how families can be different, the characteristics and impact of positive friendships; learning that issues can be overcome, people show feelings differently and that stereotyping is unfair. Looking at conventions of manners and developing an understanding of self-respect

Y1/2: Health and wellbeing (Cycle B)

Understanding emotions, setting achievable goals and considering how to overcome difficulties, learning about the importance of activity, a healthy diet and relaxation for our wellbeing, learning how to look after our teeth.

Y1/2: Safety and the changing body (Cycle B)

Learning how to communicate safely with adults;  learning steps to crossing the road safely; considering hazards at home; identifying which substances should or should not go in the body; learning what to do when lost; being aware of some of the risks associated with the internet; learning about appropriate and inappropriate contact

Y1/2: Citizenship (Cycle B)

Considering why we have rules; identifying similarities and differences between ourselves and others; understanding the needs of animals and younger children; beginning to understand how voting gives a democratic decision and how the school council works; learning how to share my opinion on an issue.

Y1/2 Economic wellbeing (Cycle B)

Understanding what money is and different ways that children and adults get it; recognising the difference between needs and wants; considering why different people make different choices about spending and saving money; exploring banks and building societies; understanding that skills and interests influence career choices.

Y1/2: Transition (Cycle B)

An end of year transition lesson where Year 1 consider the skills they have developed throughout the year whilst Year 2 ask questions to help them deal with the change ahead.