Lesson 3: Stereotypes: Attitudes

Children explore the attitudes and ideas of others and learn how to challenge these beliefs if they are unfair, negative or destructive

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To explore other people’s attitudes and ideas and to begin to challenge these

Statutory guidance

Pupils should be taught:

  • What a stereotype is, and how stereotypes can be unfair, negative or destructive.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' understanding and progress


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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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