Classroom toolkit

We’ve picked out a selection of must-have classroom management and lesson planning resources uploaded and rated by teachers. Simply follow the links to download the individual resources. You’ll need to log in the first time you download a resource - if you don’t have an account then you’ll be prompted to create one, which is free and only takes a minute.

Behaviour management and rewards

Behaviour basics

This guide provides advice and tips for setting behaviour expectations in your classroom at the start of a new year.

Viking study code

An alternative set of rules to use in your classroom to set behaviour expectations.

“Give me five” poster

Use this poster to get your class to stop what they are doing and listen.

Noise-level chart

Print and display this chart in your classroom to let students know what volume they should be working at.

Seating plan

Tom Bennett explains why seating plans are the best way of building a relationship with your class.

Behaviour posters

Display these posters in your classroom as examples of what is expected of them in terms of behaviour.

Classroom expectations

In this activity, students rank a set of ideas according to what makes a good student and a good teacher.

More recommended behaviour resources

More rewards and recognition resources


Lesson planning

Lesson-plan templates

Use these templates as a starting point for your lesson planning.

Differentiation inspiration

Plan your lessons with these differentiation cards to ensure lessons are accessible and challenging.

Lesson planning

Teachers share their tried and tested strategies for successful lesson planning in this video from Teachers TV.

Assessment for learning toolkit

Over 70 activities, ideas or tools based around assessment for learning.

The starter generator

Never be lost for a starter again; this PowerPoint presentation has over 120 ideas.

Starter ideas

A range of interesting starter activities that you can either use directly or adapt.

Interactive starters and plenaries

Ideas for starters and plenaries contributed by teachers on the TES primary forum.

The plenary producer

Over 130 plenaries to help with your lesson planning.

Interactive plenaries for AFL

Eight PowerPoint-presentation activities for assessment for learning.

AFL PowerPoint presentations

Ideas for AFL strategies and plenaries.

Planning your questions using Bloom’s Taxonomy

Advice on how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy to plan questions to use in class.


More useful classroom tools

Grammar basics flashcards

For teachers wishing to brush up on their grammar, these “desk drawer” flashcards are ideal to refer to in the middle of lessons.

Spelling, punctuation and grammar placemat

Check spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) against this colourful desk placemat.

Maths display posters

Maths terms and images to display as a reminder for pupils throughout the year.

Back-to-school pack

A collection of flashcards, posters, sticker charts, postcards, birthday certificates and much more.

Outdoor ideas

Encourage active outdoor play with these easy ideas.

Punctuation worksheet

Use these short tests to remind students of basic punctuation and grammar skills.

Story-writing cards for display

Colour-coded cards to assist primary pupils with story writing.

Labels

Editable labels to print and use around your classroom.

Literary terms

Display these colourful posters of common literary terms in your classroom.