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This week's pick of resources from the TES website will have your pupils acting out rather than acting up as they recreate scenes from Bugsy Malone, learn to tell time and work to deadlines, explore the world's coastlines and take on a secret mission

1 Numicon knowledge

What is it? Wall hangings and a lesson plan on counting

Who is it for? 3-7s

Why is it hot? These colourful resources will help young learners get to grips with adding up to 20 using the Numicon method.


2 Press gang

What is it? A guide to writing newspaper reports

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This handy

plan and activity bank will enable your pupils to create eye-catching articles and evaluate sources.


3 Spy games

What is it? A fun science experiment on air resistance

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Get your students in a spin with this exciting secret mission to work out the quickest way to send a spinner through the air to help Jamie Bond.


4 All hands

What is it? An animated activity for telling the time

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? This interactive PowerPoint presentation gets pupils to practise reading analogue clocks with a series of multiple-choice questions.


5 What's the point?

What is it? A maths game based on the BBC television quiz show Pointless

Who is it for? 7-14s

Why is it hot? Bring maths to life using this interactive game covering angles, 3D shapes, fractions, decimals

and much more.

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6 Curious currents

What is it? A lesson on waves

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? A comprehensive and visually engaging presentation which explores the oceans and helps students to compare types of wave.


7 Mini mobsters

What is it? A full scheme of work on Bugsy Malone

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Encourage creativity using this cross-curricular unit in which students devise new scenes for the film.


8 Memorable maths

What is it? Display posters of a maths-themed alphabet

Who is it for? 11-18s

Why is it hot? This clever A to Z display can brighten up your classroom and make students familiar with key terms.


9 Solar survival

What is it? A lesson on light-dependent reactions

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? This detailed lesson contains clear diagrams to facilitate A-level teaching.


10 Gaining perspective

What is it? A booklet on perspective

Who is it for? 14-18s

Why is it hot? Packed with helpful information and examples, this will assist older pupils studying art and design.


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