Lesson 3: Caring for others

Thinking about caring and responsibility for others and how we show our concern

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand how to show care and concern for others

PSHE Association Programme of Study for PSHE

PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE:

Living in the wider world: L4. the importance of having compassion towards others; shared responsibilities we all have for caring for other people and living things; how to show care and concern for others

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need help to identify the causes or issues they care about.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could research organisations or individuals which support the causes or issues that they are passionate about.

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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