Lesson 2: Respectful relationships

Children learn that respect is two-way and that how we treat others is how we can expect to be treated

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand that respect is two-way and how we treat others is how we can expect to be treated

Statutory guidance

Respectful relationships

  •  Pupils should know practical steps they can take in a range of different contexts to improve or support respectful relationships

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can use the Activity: Being respected for the main activity as it provides a structure.

Pupils working at greater depth: Add to the main activity by also including how they can show respect to these groups of people/in this situation.

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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