- To begin to understand the importance and characteristics of positive friendships and who I can speak to if I am unhappy.
- Caring friendships: Pupils should know how important friendships are in making us feel happy and secure, and how people choose and make friends. (Y1)
- Caring friendships: Pupils should know the characteristics of friendships, including mutual respect, truthfulness, trustworthiness, loyalty, kindness, generosity, trust, sharing interests and experiences and support with problems and difficulties. (Y1)
- Caring friendships: Pupils should know how to recognise who to trust and who not to trust, how to judge when a friendship is making them feel unhappy or uncomfortable, managing conflict, how to manage these situations and how to seek help or advice from others, if needed. (Y2)
Before the lesson
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Pupils needing extra support: May require additional support to read the friendships cards.
Pupils working at greater depth: Could be challenged to write down why they have chosen the order they have.
Assessing pupils’ understanding and progress
In this topic
- Assessment Y1/2: (CA) Family and relationships
- Y1/2 Lesson 1 (Cycle A) Introduction: Setting ground rules for RSE & PSHE lessons
- Y1/2 Lesson 2 (Cycle A): Family
- Y1/2 Lesson 3 (Cycle A): Friendships
- Y1/2 Lesson 4 (Cycle A): Families are all different
- Y1/2 Lesson 5 (Cycle A): Other people’s feelings
- Y1/2 Lesson 6 (Cycle A): Getting along with others
- Y1/2 Lesson 7 (Cycle A): Friendship problems
- Y1/2 Lesson 8 (Cycle A): Gender stereotypes