Year 5 Safety and the changing body

Exploring the emotional and physical changes of puberty, including menstruation; learning about online safety, influence, strategies to overcome potential dangers and how to administer first aid to someone who is bleeding. Q&A Teacher videos with PSHE & Digital safety specialists on the themes of Healthy & safe relationships, The changing adolescent body and Digital safety.

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Online friendships

To begin to understand some issues related to online friendships including the impact of their actions

Lesson 2: Staying safe online

Learning how staying safe online, identifying potential dangers and how to avoid them

Lesson 3: Puberty

Learning about the physical changes that happen to the body during puberty and naming the sexual external parts of the body and internal reproductive organs. Featuring a bespoke animated pupil video

Lesson 4: Menstruation

Learning about the menstrual cycle and other changes that happen during puberty. Featuring a bespoke animated pupil video!

Lesson 5: Emotional changes in puberty

Learning about the emotional changes that occur during puberty

Lesson 6: First Aid: Bleeding

Children learn how to administer first aid someone who is bleeding

Lesson 7: Alcohol, drugs and tobacco: Making decisions

Understanding the influence others have on us and how we can make our own decisions

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources

Teacher video: The changing adolescent body

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Kate Daniels

Teacher video: Healthy & safe relationships

Q&A with PSHE & RSE Consultant and teacher Kate Daniels

Teacher video: Digital safety

Q&A with Digital safety & CEOP Ambassador Cat Lamin