- Explore how their friendships may change as young peoples’ lives change
- Discuss attitudes towards changing friendships.
SPHE Relationship skills
LCA SE Relationships and sexuality
Leaving school friends behind
Nicola, Sam, Sinead and Rachel discuss what thoughts they have about the changes in their lives when they leave school and how it impacts their friendships.
Watch this video in class and ask students to discuss what they just saw or write down reflections.
Take a few minutes for students to fill out this worksheet.
Go through each of the statements with the class, Ask how they rated each question and use this to encourage discussion.
Further reading for your students
Loneliness and isolation
We are social creatures and need to feel we belong. Find out what you can do if you feel loneliness.
Friendships and mental health
Friends are a big part of our everyday lives. Having good friends can greatly increase our overall sense of wellbeing.
Boundaries demonstrate what we think of as acceptable, or unacceptable behaviour towards us. Read about how to set and maintain boundaries.