TES links 16 September 2011

TES 16 September 2011

Links to resources, events, reviews and forum posts featured in TES this week

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Top Language resources

KS1 - Balloons, numbers and colours

  • shared by Janice Horricks is a quick and fun way to help pupils remember the basics

KS2 - Clothes / Vetements

  • shared by emilie89 is a great resource for introducing items of clothing and adjective agreement

KS3 - Les Vacances - Le Passé Composé

  • shared by hmgibson is a colourful worksheet about a past holiday to practice the passé composé and verbs formed with être

KS4 - Booklet for conversation preparation for GCSE French

  • shared by flora79 provides pupils with a useful revision resource for their oral exams

A level - L'histoire de Rachida

  • shared by Aureliebh is a reading comprehension and exercise on the topic of immigration


Transition from GCSE to A Level – some resources to help

Craig Barton has compiled this collection of Materials to ease pupils into their studies at Post-16 level

Resources for Rich Starting points in A Level Mathematics

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Resource of the week

Maths in film & on TV (recommended by Craig)


How should we speak English in the classroom and does it matter?


  • Speaking and listening - Bluerose has shared some useful materials for covering speaking and listening with Primary pupils.
  • Spoken Language Collection – TES English has produced some excellent material for covering the spoken language module (AQA) at Secondary.

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Resource of the week

More resources

Review First News

  • Find out more, sample the resources or order a subscription for your school.
  • Visit the First News profile on TES


Top Energy Resources

Teaching electricity role play

More Resources for Energy & Electricity

Resource of the week

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Preview: Science Uncovered - new partner and forthcoming exhibition The Natural History Museum

ICT/Technology and the Arts:

Positive social networking

Related resources

Tom Barrett's references:

Resource of the week

Arts Focus – Music resources

  • Jazz and blues collection - World famous jazz saxophonist and composer John 'Trane' Coltrane was born on 23rd September 1926. Why not celebrate his birthday and stunning contribution to the world of jazz and engage in some new musical investigations with your pupils.


The scourge of IT in the classroom (history) and how to overcome it.

History resources

Resource of the week

Partner focus - Royal Geographical Society

Modern Foreign Languages

Boys performance in MFL

Visit the Primary MFL collection for resources to help teach boys and girls with Phonics and through familiar stories, songs and games!

Resource of the week