- To begin to understand the range of families they may encounter now and in the future
- 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 marriage represents a formal and legally recognised relationship.
Before the lesson
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Pupils needing extra support: Can work with a partner or in a group with an adult to discuss their own experience A unit of people joined together by blood, marriage, or other means including adoption or a close social bond… and how it differs or is similar to some of the families on the poster.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to give more detailed answers to the questions and to consider whether they are stereotyping when making assumptions about the families.
Assessing pupils' progress and understanding
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