Primary lesson plans
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Our primary resource collections have been selected and categorised by our subject specialists and contain a range of resources, such as Teachers TV primary videos, national curriculum reform and behaviour and classroom management ideas.
Primary lesson plans - Core subjects
Year 1 KS1 English planning strategies, curriculum framework guidelines and creative ways to introduce all primary subject areas from phonics to homework and spelling guides.
Topical KS2 English activities, identifying similarities and differences between fictional and non-fictional characters to narrative poetry.
KS1 maths planning for Year 1 and 2, learning objectives, mental arithmetic, starter activities, assessment for learning and examples of plenary activities
Fun ways to teach fractions, decimals and percentages. Interactive KS2 maths whiteboard activities to encourage pupils to develop their problem solving skills.
Science investigation cards, science worksheets to download and a range of planning ideas for science lessons in Year 1.
Have fun with magnets, explore earth and space and strengthen cross-curricular learning with creative KS2 science activities.
Colour-mixing resources, collage activities and topical craft projects uploaded by art and design teachers.
Creative art and design activities and lessons that cross over to other subject areas on the national curriculum.
Cross-curricular citizenship lesson planning for 5- to 7-year-olds, including activity sheets, stories and events relevant to different cultures.
PowerPoint presentations, card-sorts and classroom worksheets, as well as KS2 citizenship activities and lesson plans.
Find resources on a variety of topics, including popular French songs and rhymes, as well as tips on learning and remembering the French alphabet.
French resources for teaching MFL at key stage 2, including units on pocket money, food, colours and topical lessons for a range of events.
KS1 geography resources to encourage critical thinking and understanding the environment as well as cross-curricular topic planning.
Easily adaptable KS2 geography planning strategies for different ages and abilities including enquiry questions about the environment we live in.
Cross-curricular KS1 history planning guides on topics such as castles, pirates and the Romans amongst a variety of adaptable history resources.
Planning guidelines for topics from the Ancient Greeks to the Tudors, as well as interactive whiteboard presentations and worksheets.
A broad selection of creative KS1 Music resources with links to other curriculum areas such as science. Pupils can recognise and explore sounds, make music and identify different instruments in these lessons.
Attractive music displays and songs to learn with your class, keywords, world music lessons and music for special occasions.
From behaviour and safety expectations to multi-skill agility development suggestions, try these preparation ideas and ways to differentiate KS1 PE.
Sports Day ideas, whole class games to play, primary PE schemes of work and lesson plans for gymnastics and sports.
Ideas for meeting your new class, transition resources continuous provision plans and interactive whiteboard lessons.
KS2 friendship and peer pressure learning resources and teaching guides looking at issues faced by children and young people today.
RE topic planning around religious celebrations and KS1 RE classroom activities for a basic understanding of right and wrong.
Find resources to open debates about topics such as religion and science. You can also download guides and plans for teachers approaching world religions, as well as interactive presentations about Bible stories.