Year 5 Module – Primary & Elementary School Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum


A positive psychology curriculum recommended for students aged 10-11 years which nurtures a positive classroom culture to improve social, emotional and mental health and reduce bullying. 

Empowering students to be their best requires a balanced mix of academics and teachings that nurture the heart, mind, and soul.

Science proves that Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is an essential ingredient for the happiness and well-being of both students and teachers. Our research concludes that combining SEL with kindness and mindfulness boosts its effectiveness and can significantly reduce anti-social and bullying behaviour.

We highly recommend a whole-school approach for optimum effectiveness but our individual modules provide vital resources to nurture emotional intelligence and help create a warm, inclusive and safe classroom community. Busy teachers save precious time and energy with our easy to use, step-by-step, evidence-based lesson plans and resources.

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Your YEAR 5 MODULE is delivered as a 165-page downloadable pdf with the following inclusions:

little-star  1 x evidence-based and age-appropriate module appropriate for children aged 10-11 years 

  • Activities rubric shows learning areas each lesson covers
  • Templates and worksheets
  • Homework assignments
  • Group discussion ideas
  • Lesson and worksheet guidelines
  • Printable display posters and other useful classroom resources
  • Whole school activity concepts to teach children about their emotions, building resilience, and the importance of being kind and considerate towards themselves and others.
  • SEL, mindfulness and kindness activities that encompass classroom, home and community projects to encourage all participants to take kindness outside of the school gate, with the definitive aim of reinforcing that the program is not just a school project but a way of life, and
  • Flexible lesson plan concepts to build emotional intelligence that can be mixed and matched to suit individual classrooms and timetables.

little-star  Additional resources

  • Research about the benefits of SEL, kindness, and mindfulness
  • Tips for creating a positive classroom
  • Ideas to improve teacher wellbeing
  • Activities to introduce and embed kindness and mindfulness
  • Recommended reading options
  • Supplementary kindness activities
  • Student award certificates and nomination forms
  • Inspirational video clip
  • Kindness Changes Everything song (performed by children)
    – complete with sheet music, printed lyrics and instrumental backing track.

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