Year 5/6 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 the 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.

Y5/6 Cycle A

Y5/6: Families and relationships (Cycle A)

Learning that families are varied and differences must be respected; understanding physical and emotional boundaries in friendships; exploring: the roles of bully, victim and bystander; how behaviour affects others; manners in different situations and learning about bereavement

Y5/6: Health and wellbeing (Cycle A)

Learning about the importance of relaxation and sleep; understanding how to cope with failure; learning how to set goals and how to achieve goals; taking precautions while in the sun; healthy meals and ingredients; learning about different emotions and possible ways of dealing with a difficult situation.

Y 5/6: Safety and the changing body (Cycle A)

Learning about online friendships and how to stay safe online; drugs alcohol and tobacco and the influences that others have on us; how to deal with a choking emergency and understanding puberty and menstruation (Y5) and conception, pregnancy and birth (Y6)

Y5/6: Citizenship (Cycle A)

Understanding what happens when the law is broken; learning how to recognise and challenge discrimination; understanding the waste hierarchy; recognising the contribution people make to our community; exploring the link between rights and responsibilities; learning how parliament works.

 

Y5/6: Economic wellbeing (Cycle A)

Developing understanding about income and expenditure, borrowing, risks with money and researching different careers and considering the routes into them.

Year 6 ONLY (Cycle A) Identity

Three lessons for Y6 pupils with presentations and classroom resources on the theme of personal identity, gender identity and body image.

Y5/6: Transition (Cycle A)

In this end-of-year transition lesson, pupils consider the opportunities that their new year group brings and Year 6 pupils also express their worries about the move to secondary school.

Y5/6 Cycle B

Y5/6: Families and relationships (Cycle B)

Learning that families are varied and differences must be respected; understanding physical and emotional boundaries in friendships; exploring: the roles of bully, victim and bystander; how behaviour affects others; manners in different situations and learning about bereavement

Y5/6: Health and wellbeing (Cycle B)

Learning about the importance of relaxation and sleep; understanding how to cope with failure; learning how to set goals and how to achieve goals; living a healthy lifestyle; the impact of technology on mental health and wellbeing; creating resilience strategies; the benefits of immunisation; creating good habits.

Y5/6: Safety and the changing body (Cycle B)

Learning how to be critical digital consumers; understanding that online relationships should be treated the same as face to face relationships; learning how to deal with first aid emergencies such as bleeding and giving life support; learning about puberty and menstruation (Y5) and conception, pregnancy and birth (Y6)

Y5/6: Citizenship (Cycle B)

Recognising the role that pressure groups play in society; learning about the value of a diverse community; considering how our food choices affect the environment; understanding how to show care and concern to others; considering how rights and responsibilities are linked; learning about how parliament works.

Y5/6: Economic wellbeing (Cycle B)

Exploring: attitudes to money, how to keep money safe, stereotypes in the workplace, the risks associated with gambling, and career paths.

Year 6 ONLY: Identity (Cycle B)

Three lessons on the theme of personal identity, gender identity and body image

Year 5/6 Transition (Cycle B)

In this end-of-year transition lesson, pupils consider the opportunities that their new year group brings and Year 6 pupils also express their worries about the move to secondary school.