Lesson Bundle : Year 5 (C)


Lessons on a wide range of PSHE and Citizenship themes suitable for children in Year 5. Lessons include: Belonging to Groups, Discussion Scenarios: Dizzy Dilemmas, Keeping Safe in Cyberspace, Mali, Mary Seacole & Florence Nightingale: Pioneering Nurses, The Green-Eyed Monster.

Discussion Scenarios: Dizzy Dilemmas

This lesson is a series of nine personal and social dilemmas children might come across in real life. It provides opportunities for open-ended discussion, suitable for Circle Time, and asks children what they would do in a similar situation. Links: community, respect, schools

Keeping Safe in Cyberspace

This lesson explores the dangers of sharing personal information on the internet through situations involving the Go-Givers characters. It focuses on why bullying via social media and mobile phones is particularly harmful and how children can protect themselves from the various forms of cyber-bullying. Links: community, keeping safety, anti bullying, online safety, internet, e-safety, mental health

Cross-curricular links: IT, drama

Learning Activities:

  • True or false quiz about interacting with people via social media 
  • Making posters about internet safety rules
  • Role play scenarios involving cyber-bullying

"A well structured and comprehensive powerpoint about cyber bullying with a good selection of related learning activities."

This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team for its relevance to the 2014 National Curriculum.



A lesson exploring history, culture and religion in the fascinating country of Mali, including how the community works together to keep the Great Mosque of Djenné in good repair. 

Cross-curricular links: geography, history, art and design, RE, science (materials)

Learning Activities: 

  • co-operative games 
  • making adobe bricks
  • learning about the customs of the Dogon people


Mary Seacole & Florence Nightingale: Pioneering Nurses

This lesson tells the story of how Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale overcame prejudice to help others and explores how discrimination can prevent people from making a full contribution to society. The lesson also helps children understand the importance of good hygiene, particularly in hospitals. Links: community, respect, equality, medicines

Cross-curricular links: science, history

Learning Activities:

  • Crossword to recall facts in the story 
  • Science experiment to test the effectiveness of different methods of hand washing



Jealousy: The Green-Eyed Monster

A lesson about the difference between envy and jealousy, and how jealous feelings can be harmful to ourselves and others. It suggests various scenarios where jealousy can occur and how we can react negatively or positively. Suitable for Year 4 upwards. Links: respect. bullying, anti bullying

Cross-curricular links: Literacy

Learning Activities:

  • Story of The Rivals
  • A court drama
  • Monster maze