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
This guide provides advice and tips for setting behaviour expectations in your classroom at the start of a new year.
An alternative set of rules to use in your classroom to set behaviour expectations.
Use this poster to get your class to stop what they are doing and listen.
Print and display this chart in your classroom to let students know what volume they should be working at.
Tom Bennett explains why seating plans are the best way of building a relationship with your class.
Display these posters in your classroom as examples of what is expected of them in terms of behaviour.
In this activity, students rank a set of ideas according to what makes a good student and a good teacher.
Use these templates as a starting point for your lesson planning.
Plan your lessons with these differentiation cards to ensure lessons are accessible and challenging.
Teachers share their tried and tested strategies for successful lesson planning in this video from Teachers TV.
Over 70 activities, ideas or tools based around assessment for learning.
Never be lost for a starter again; this PowerPoint presentation has over 120 ideas.
A range of interesting starter activities that you can either use directly or adapt.
Ideas for starters and plenaries contributed by teachers on the TES primary forum.
Over 130 plenaries to help with your lesson planning.
Eight PowerPoint-presentation activities for assessment for learning.
Ideas for AFL strategies and plenaries.
Advice on how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy to plan questions to use in class.
More useful classroom tools
For teachers wishing to brush up on their grammar, these “desk drawer” flashcards are ideal to refer to in the middle of lessons.
Check spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) against this colourful desk placemat.
Maths terms and images to display as a reminder for pupils throughout the year.
A collection of flashcards, posters, sticker charts, postcards, birthday certificates and much more.
Encourage active outdoor play with these easy ideas.
Use these short tests to remind students of basic punctuation and grammar skills.
Colour-coded cards to assist primary pupils with story writing.
Editable labels to print and use around your classroom.
Display these colourful posters of common literary terms in your classroom.