A new Lesson Plan designed by the Rise Above team at Public Health England to help PSHE teachers explore puberty with their students in a positive, evidence-based and accessible way. The lesson plan, PowerPoint and accompanying resources look at the physical body changes that students are and will go through and how these can affect their emotions, identity and sexuality.Read More
An article written by Adele Bates for SecEd exploring how secondary school teachers responsible for delivering RSE/PSHE lessons for Key Stage 3 and 4 students can discuss topics relating to puberty in an inclusive and empowering way through use of Public Health England’s new resources and reference to established best practice.Read More
Using peer-to-peer discussion and activities, students will be encouraged to examine the impact of puberty and find ways in which they can seek support if they are finding puberty challenging.
Lesson plan includes:
Accompanying PowerPoint for use in class
Starter activities – carry out a baseline assessment of students' prior knowledge, skills and understanding
Core peer-to-peer activities, plenaries and exciting extension ideas
Four films to support the activities, including YouTuber KickThePj talking about growing up