Year 5 Introductory lesson: Setting rules and signposting

Recapping learnings from RSE & PSHE in Year 4 and agreeing ground rules to help the class to learn effectively in the year ahead

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To recap learning in PSHE education from Year 4 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


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

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to explain the potential consequences of not following the rules.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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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