4 x fun and flexible creative writing lessons which will excite even the most reluctant writers; fun activities which guide your pupils through the key elements of narrative writing (descriptive settings, developing characters and structuring a story); creative writing competition linked to the lessons; great poster which illustrates creative-writing principles in a fun & memorable way, which you can use year after year. Plus, if you are one of the first 100 schools to register you will be entered into a free prize draw to win a private screening for you and your class!
With the new National Curriculum landing next year, dinosaurs will soon be a staple topic for history lessons so we thought we would help you to get a step ahead of the game. These fantastic resources include curriculum links to geography, science and art but particularly history, with links to chronological understanding, historical enquiry and organisation and communication. There's also a competition, which closes Friday 20th December. You can see all the details including prizes here: http://www.nationalschoolspartnership.com/dinosaurresources/
This literacy resource, for pupils aged 6 - 11 years, uses The LEGO Movie as a launch pad to foster imaginative story-writing while embedding essential SPaG skills. The free toolkit includes: teacher notes, lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, activity sheets, a poster for your classroom, a storyboard template and competition leaflet. It's created by National Schools Partnership in conjunction with FilmClub and Warner Brothers. This is only a sample- for all of the free Master Builders resources please visit: https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/initiatives/lego-master-builders/
Create the colours and sounds of Rio in your classroom... - Brilliant dance tutorial using music from the films. - Step-by-step guidance on how to turn your pupils into carnival dancers. - Differentiated worksheets to develop literacy skills and a peer assessment grid. - Mask templates to get budding artists to create their own carnival masks. - Eye-catching poster showing the wildlife and sights of Brazil. This is only a sample of the Dance to Rio resources. To view and download ALL FREE RESOURCES and lesson plans please sign up here: https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/initiatives/rio-2/
Cross-curricular KS1 and KS2 resources focusing on exploring nature to collect scientific facts about minibeasts and their habitats. These resources have been specially developed to also be used for creative writing activities to develop creativity and imagination. Plus the first 1,500 schools to register can enter our most amazing competition to design and win a real living garden in their school.
Celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday and introduce your students to plays like The Tempest, Midsummer’s Night’s Dream and Romeo & Juliet, along with the themes of love, tragedy and revenge. There&'s also a quick competition asking students to write a 450 word piece, with the chance to win £1000 of library books amongst other things. http://www.shakespeareyoungwriters.co.uk/competition
Sky Atlantic’s compelling resource brings to life defining moments from 2000 years of British history. This fascinating video and detailed lesson plan provide students with amazing insight into the ways in which the Romans have contributed to shaping the nation’s history. See more about The British and National Schools Partnership resources on our TES profile. http://www.tes.co.uk/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=568667
By the end of the lesson your pupils should be able to: Understand what puberty is and how the body changes as a result of it, understand that puberty is part of the human life cycle, understand the physical changes that will occur during puberty.
By the end of the lesson, your pupils should be able to: Understand why puberty can change the way we feel and act in everyday life, recognise how emotions change during puberty, have some strategies for dealing with these feelings in a positive way.
These resources will encourage pupils to use a detective’s thinking skills to solve problems and unravel mysteries. Resources focus on ‘learning how to learn’ and are structured around the Thinking Skills embedded in the National Curriculum, translated into ‘Detective Skills’. Produced by specialist teachers, this stimulating detective themed resource and related competition will help you deliver key aspects of the Science and Maths curriculum, while also linking to numerous cross-curricular activities.
Sky Atlantic’s compelling resource brings to life defining moments from 2000 years of British history. This fascinating video and detailed lesson plan provide students with amazing insight into the ways in which the Great Fire of London contributed to shaping the nation’s history. See more about The British and National Schools Partnership resources on our TES profile. http://www.tes.co.uk/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=568667
A selection of lesson plans for KS2 WITH pictures and background information for teachers, all with the Fantastic Mr Fox theme.‘FANTASTIC YOU!’ is an English, PSHE, Drama cross curricular character led KS1 & 2 resource, that will not only deliver your curriculum objectives but also create a sense of self awareness amongst your pupils as they set out on a journey of self discovery through each of the activities. ‘FANTASTIC YOU!’ enables you to teach PSHE creatively to SEAL objectives. Resources can be used in circle times, drama and role play, alongside SEAL. For more free education resources, sign up to The National Schools Partnership https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/sign-up/
New and improved PSHE resource helping teenage girls in Key Stage 3 to explore the issues that matter to them as active, confident young women. Activity sheets to accompany the lesson plans.
Brand new KS2 ‘Smart Mouth’ resources to help pupils learn about better oral hygiene and discover lots of fascinating mouth facts.
Different character masks from Fantastic Mr Fox for pupils to colour and decorate! Can be used in conjunction with the Fantastic Mr Fox resource collection from the National Schools Partnership, which are also available to download. For more free education resources, sign up to The National Schools Partnership https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/sign-up/
Brain game challenge, the ultimate gym for your pupils brain. This is a cross-curricular activity pack, developed to support teachers in the KS2 curriculum framework.
Developed by teachers and produced by National Schools Partnership in conjunction with Bristan, these teaching resources tackle the serious issue of water conservation in a fun and engaging way. The resources are designed to: Provide fun lessons and activities for Key Stage 2, but can also engage and inspire the whole school Deliver on the Geography and Science curriculum, but with plenty of ideas on cross-curricular activity
From the moment pea seeds are planted in the soil the magic begins. Our pea education resources have been developed to help your pupils understand the journey their peas take from farm to fork. Pupils discover all about harvesting through pictures, songs and rhymes, role play and other fun activities.
From the moment pea seeds are planted in the soil the magic begins. Our pea education resources have been developed to help your pupils understand the journey their peas take from farm to fork. This lesson encourages pupils to plot co-ordinates on an agricultural map, sequence the harvesting process, sort the peas and experiment with freezing different types of packaging.
New and improved PSHE resource helping teenage girls in Key Stage 3 to explore the issues that matter to them as active, confident young women. A series of ten lessons to facilitate the teaching of sensitive subjects such as personal hygiene and puberty for PSHE teachers, and non-experts alike.
In the first lesson, pupils will gain an understanding of Charles Dickens’ significance as one of Britain’s most important and best loved authors. Students will learn about his ability to create and develop complex, larger-than-life characters. They will begin developing their own characters to feature in their competition entry. This lesson is supported by a film from award-winning teen-fiction writer, Meg Rosoff.