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Our Class

Overview

In this lesson pupils will take part in icebreaker activities that encourage them to consider the views and experiences of their classmates. They will discuss common problems that can arise within the class and playground setting and discuss means of resolution. Pupils will go on to identify the qualities and behaviours that they value in classmates and develop a weekly nominations scheme in which they can celebrate the positive contributions of their peers.   We recommend that you use this resource alongside the lesson ‘Our Rules’ to establish good relationships within the class at the start of term.
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