5 top primary resources for the new year

Freya Smith
23rd December 2015
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Resources to help you to kick-start learning in the spring term

Begin the new year with a bang using this hand-picked selection of activities, lessons and displays, which look at making resolutions and setting clear targets for the year ahead.


  1. New Year's resolutions lesson
    Introduce KS2 pupils to the concept of reflective practice by asking them to write a review of the past year, using the colourful PowerPoint presentation provided.
  2. Writing resolutions at KS1
    In this KS1 writing activity, pupils can make resolutions and wishes for themselves, their school and the world around them.
  3. Bookmarks for the new year
    Once these bookmarks have been filled in with future goals, they can be laminated and used with your students' favourite books, to remind them of the goals they've set for the year ahead.
  4. New year PowerPoint presentation for EY 
    Encourage early years learners to think about how and why we celebrate the beginning of a new year with this introductory PowerPoint presentation.
  5. Behaviour expectation displays
    Finally, ensure you set clear behaviour expectations for 2016 with this vibrant and adaptable display, containing rewards, sanctions and classroom rules.


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