Top primary cover lessons

Take the stress out of cover lessons with these ready-to-use lesson packs and activity ideas for KS1 and KS2 classes for both class and supply teachers

Tes Resources Team

A Cover Teacher In Front Of A Class Of Primary School Children

Ready-to-use lessons, activities and games to keep pupils motivated and challenged during cover lessons

Having a go-to collection of cover-friendly lesson ideas can be a lifesaver whether you’re a supply teacher or a teacher having to set work. To help you out, we’ve hand-picked resources across a range of subject areas, which are not only easy to deliver, but also engaging and full of ways to develop key skills.

Resources for younger learners

Animal Reading Comprehensions for KS1
Polly Puddleduck

Animal Reading Comprehensions for KS1

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5 Animal Themed Reading Comprehensions. Each comprehension is accompanied with Questions. Students may use the template provided or cut and paste the Comprehension into their books. Questiosn can be adapted for LA. This is pitched for MA/HA students. Take a look at my FIRST READING COMPRE...
Guided Reading Independent Activity Sheets
missboult

Guided Reading Independent Activity Sheets

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Feedback is appreciated - These are printable sheets which can be stuck in a reading journal for ks1 to complete independently as follow up tasks to their guided read. Includes grapheme hunts, character descriptions, non-fiction feature hunting, fact finding, designing a new book cover and more.
Year 1 Common Exception Words pack
Katharine7

Year 1 Common Exception Words pack

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Set up independent spelling practise of the Year 1 CEW with a selection of meaningful spelling activities to suit a range of learning styles. These could be used as morning jobs or small group work allowing you to work with a focus group whilst knowing that your independent groups are carrying out l...
3D Shapes Worksheets
crayon_lane_teach

3D Shapes Worksheets

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3D Shapes No Prep Worksheets! This pack of no prep printables includes a selection of 10 different activities that explore 3D shapes and their properties. Check out what is included below! 1: Match the Name 2: Identify 3D Shapes 3: How Many Faces? Colour your answer. 4: How Many Vertices? ...
NUMBERS 11-20 WORKSHEETS
onphamon

NUMBERS 11-20 WORKSHEETS

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This is a FUN way to learn Numbers 1-10! You can use this worksheets with your class to help students understand more about numbers 1-10 with these fun activities including counting, coloring, finding number, writing number and learning how to spell and write those number in word. Great for using i...
Numicon 1-20 addition worksheets
RJM01

Numicon 1-20 addition worksheets

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Slides or printed sheets. used with KS1, and KS2 SEN pupils, with some familiarity of Numicon blocks, as: * printed booklets worked through in registration/SODA * in sections as 'beat the clock' worksheets in group intervention sessions * whole-class slides There are 47 'Numicon' and 6 numeral wor...
Animal Classification Colouring Sheets
beejalparekh

Animal Classification Colouring Sheets

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Five worksheets designed to help KS1 pupils learn more about animal identification and classification. The exercise is suitable for all abilities, and works well as either a starter or plenary. These colouring sheets can be used to support children to recognise and identify the key characteristics ...

Resources for older learners

Guided Reading Independent Activities
lilmizchattabox

Guided Reading Independent Activities

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A log sheet with activities for children to work through independently during guided reading. Worked very well with my year 6 class! Can be modified for younger children by removing/changing activities.
Maths: Division Board Game
baldwj

Maths: Division Board Game

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Suitable for paired work or bigger. Can be printed onto A3. Give each learner a counter and allow them to play. Great starter or plenary.
KS2 Comprehensions (Fiction Pack)
Andrew Long

KS2 Comprehensions (Fiction Pack)

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This is a collection of 18 fiction comprehensions. Each short extract represents a different fiction genre and comes with a range of comprehension questions. They are designed to be used weekly during comprehension or guided reading sessions, but could also be used for dictations, analysing grammar/...
Math worksheets numbers to 1000
The Ginger Teacher

Math worksheets numbers to 1000

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**Math worksheets numbers to 1000** 22 pages (11 individual worksheets & 11 answer sheets) These worksheets allow children to practice working with large numbers. These worksheets cover: Counting in 100s Counting in 50s Understanding place value (hundreds, tens a...
Maths Number Pyramid Worksheets
ClassroomSecrets

Maths Number Pyramid Worksheets

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This resource has six differentiated levels and hits mathematics objectives in Year 2, 4, 5 and 6. You can find more Maths puzzles resources here: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/search/?fwp\_subject=mathematics&fwp\_topic=puzzles