Year 6 Introductory lesson: Setting rules and signposting

Reviewing previous learning in RSE & PSHE and setting ground rules to help ensure the class can learn effectively

Before the lesson

Learning objective

To recap learning in PSHE education from previous years and how we can help everyone to learn effectively in these lessons.

Statutory guidance

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need help articulating what they felt worked well about their PSHE learning in previous years. Provide them with a list of things that they have learnt about ready to support them. 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to give sensible alternative solutions to any areas of PSHE learning that they feel hasn’t been effective.

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…
Find out more