Lesson 5: Stereotypes in the workplace

Children learn that stereotypes can exist in the workplace but they should not affect people’s career aspirations

Before the lesson

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Learning objectives

  • To understand that stereotypes can exist in the workplace but they should not affect people’s career aspirations

National curriculum

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world > L27. about stereotypes in the workplace and that a person’s career aspirations should not be limited by them

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Could work with a partner or adult to discuss their ideas before sharing with the class.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to provide examples of stereotypes they have seen in the news and to come up with realistic ways in which discrimination can be overcome.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
RSE & PSHE specialist