Self-esteem, positivity, goals, support, confidence, happy, challenge, feelings, opinions, role models, dreams and character.
Supports pupils understanding of what character building and self-esteem is.
Helps pupils to understand the importance of setting goals.
Supports pupils understanding of mental health and that feeling different emotions is OK.
Equipment and Resources
Lesson PPT, paper, pen and colours.
Introduce the session with the lesson objectives.
Discussion: Ask pupils to discuss what they want to be in life and invite them to share their answers.
Group discussion about role models: Ask pupils to if they have a role model and to discuss who they are as a group. Initiate a whole class discussion about role models.
Show the video on slide 6 about role models.
Group discussion: Ask pupils to work in small groups to write down what we mean by self-esteem. Invite groups to share their feedback and talk through slides 7 to 11.
Pass the positivity activity: Working in small groups ask pupils to sit in a circle. Going clockwise, ask a pupil to turn tell the next person something they like about them. Go around the group until everyone has taken part.
Talk through slides 13 and 14 explaining that it is okay not to be okay. Explain ways in which we can improve our self-esteem.
Stick man activity: Ask pupils to think about when someone talks about them, how would you like them to describe them. Pupils can draw a stickman on a piece of paper and write them down how they would like to be described. Show the describing words on slide 17 to help pupils.
Goal setting activity: Ask pupils why setting goals is important. Talk through slides 18 to 19 and invite them to set 2-3 goals for themselves.
Reflection time: Read through the top tips on slide 20 and ask pupils to think about 3 things they have learnt today and what they will do differently in the future.