Lesson : There's No Place Like Home


his lesson explores the importance of a safe, loving home for our personal development, and the consequences of homelessness, particularly for children. Suitable for all KS2.

Cross-curricular links: Drama, literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Poetry writing: What makes a house a home
  • Hotseating: housing official and a homeless family
  • Goal setting: ‘The sky’s the limit’

Linked assembly:
Children emerge from a makeshift tent to questions about what they think it would be like to live in a tent for a prolonged period of time. This leads on to discussion about refugees and the story of Bruce Kenrick the founder of Shelter.