RSHE lesson for Key Stage 4: promoting emotional wellbeing

Secondary

This comprehensive lesson plan from the PSHE Association explores emotional wellbeing and healthy coping strategies.

This lesson includes a lesson plan for teachers and accompanying worksheets for students, focusing on promoting emotional wellbeing and healthy coping strategies.

 

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • differentiate between healthy and unhealthy coping strategies and recognise the importance of using healthy
  • ways to manage emotions
  • evaluate a range of ways to promote mental and emotional wellbeing
  • critique the reliability of sources of support in relation to mental health

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • young people aged 14 to 16
  • use with whole classes

This lesson forms part of the PSHE Association’s RSHE-linked lesson plans. You can download the full set on their website.

Curriculum links

England - RSHE

Mental health and wellbeing

By the end of secondary school pupils should know:

· how to talk about their emotions accurately and sensitively, using appropriate vocabulary

· how to recognise the early signs of mental wellbeing concerns.

·  common types of mental ill health (e.g. anxiety and depression)

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