To understand the role of families
- Families and people who care for me: Pupils should know that families are important for children growing up because they can give love, security and stability.
- Families and people who care for me: Pupils should know the characteristics of healthy family life, commitment to each other, including in times of difficulty, protection and care for children and other family members, the importance of spending time together and sharing each other’s lives.
Before the lesson
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Pupils needing extra support: Provide A unit of people joined together by blood, marriage, or other means including adoption or a close social bond… words using Activity: Family word bank (see Classroom resources) for children to copy or cut out and stick on their picture.
Pupils working at greater depth/Year 2 children: Could create their picture in an organised way such as a simple family tree or have the people who are closest to them nearer them. They could also identify ways people are related to each other, for example grandparents are the parents of mum or dad.
Assessing pupils’ understanding and progress
In this topic
- Y1/2 Lesson 1 (Cycle B) Introduction: Setting ground rules for RSE & PSHE lessons
- Y1/2 Lesson 2 (Cycle B): Family
- Y1/2 Lesson 3 (Cycle B): Friendships
- Y1/2 Lesson 4 (Cycle B): Other people’s feelings
- Y1/2 Lesson 5 (Cycle B): Getting along with others
- Mixed-age Y1/2 Lesson 6 (Cycle B): Friendship problems
- Y1/2 Lesson 7 (Cycle B): Gender stereotypes
- Mixed-age Y1/2 Lesson 8 (Cycle B): Change and loss