Y5/6 Introductory Lesson 1 (Cycle B): Setting rules and signposting

Recapping learnings from RSE & PSHE in Year 4 and 5 and agreeing ground rules to help the class to learn effectively in the year ahead. Year 6 will evaluate PSHE throughout their time in the school.

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To recap learning in PSHE education from Year 4 and 5 and how we can help everyone to learn effectively in these lessons

Statutory guidance

There is no specific statutory guidance for this lesson.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support:

Year 5: May need support remembering what they learned about in Year 4 and understanding why rules are particularly important in PSHE, especially when thinking about the more grown-up topics that they will be covering.

Year 6: May need help articulating what they felt worked well about their PSHE learning in previous years. Provide them with a list of things they have learned about ready to support them.

 

Pupils working at greater depth:

Year 5: Should be challenged to explain the potential consequences of not following the rules.

Year 6: Should be challenged to give sensible alternative solutions to any areas of PSHE learning that they feel have not been effective.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
RSE & PSHE specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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