Lesson 3: Marriage

Learning about different types of marriage and the history of marriage in England.

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand the concept of marriage

Statutory guidance

  • Pupils should know that marriage represents a formal and legally recognised commitment of two people to each other which is intended to be lifelong.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need access to the presentation when putting their poster together.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could do additional research for their posters.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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Sarah Huggins,  
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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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