What do I need to teach about families as part of the statutory RSE curriculum?

Ages 11-12 : (Theme: Relationships) : Families

Family relationships is now a compulsory part of statutory Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) in England and also mandatory in Wales and Scotland. This pack offers a gentle introduction to family diversity, roles, responsibilities and family qualities /values that you will build on to teach more challenging topics in higher year groups. Use this pack to explore this topic with your class with a comprehensive set of teacher notes and PowerPoint based activities. Families can be a sensitive topic for some students in the PSHE curriculum so every care has been taken to ensure the activities are inclusive of the wide variety of family backgrounds in school.

This pack contains the following activities:

  • Family word bingo
  • Family roles and responsibilities
  • Family word cloud
  • What does family mean to you?
  • Family acrostic
  • Family issues comic strip
  • Fictional families

Ages 11-12 : (Theme: Relationships) : Families
This resource includes the following files:
  • Ages 11-12 Families V2 July 21
Lesson plans are flexible allowing for differentiation and the accompanying PowerPoint presentations can be edited according to your needs.
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