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Inspiring demo videos, lesson plans and classroom resources for subjects beyond the core curriculum. Adaptable schemes of work created by subject specialists ensure progression of skills, build teacher subject knowledge and gain confidence.

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Inspiring demo videos, lesson plans and classroom resources for subjects beyond the core curriculum. Adaptable schemes of work created by subject specialists ensure progression of skills, build teacher subject knowledge and gain confidence.
KS1 - Year 1- Family and Relationships - Lesson 6: Healthy friendships
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KS1 - Year 1- Family and Relationships - Lesson 6: Healthy friendships

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A sample lesson plan from Kapow Primary’s new RSE scheme of work for years 1-6. The scheme provides Full curriculum coverage 100+ child friendly lesson plans Expert interview videos to develop teacher subject knowledge Animated puberty videos for children Information for parents Launching 4 June 2020 Relationships and Sex Education will become compulsory for all primary schools from September 2020. How can you ensure your school is curriculum compliant and your colleagues are ready to teach all that is required? Our RSE content, launching on 4 June, is co-authored by PSHE specialists and designed to support teachers with their subject knowledge, and provide easy to follow engaging lessons for pupils.
Design and Technology: Levers and Sliders (Year 1)
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Design and Technology: Levers and Sliders (Year 1)

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This bundle is for Year 1, Design and Technology teachers. It includes a lesson plan, power point and practical resources on leavers and sliders. Pupils will explore how levers and sliders work, by making examples of each from templates and learn about the direction of movements and the mechanisms required to make these work. This includes pupils making a moving story book using levers and sliders. National curriculum links: ● Explore and evaluate a range of existing products ● Explore and use mechanisms
French: Animal Descriptions (Year 4)
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French: Animal Descriptions (Year 4)

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This is a French resource for Year 4 French teachers. It includes a lesson plan, a PowerPoint and class activities. The aim of the lesson is to recognise why adjectives change, how to build a sentence, and how to spell and punctuate a sentence correctly. This links to the national curriculum: ● Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences ● Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures ● Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases The video from our website is linked below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/languages/upper-key-stage-2/year-5/monster-pets/lesson-4-about-a-beast/
Computing: Networks: What is a Network? (Year 3)
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Computing: Networks: What is a Network? (Year 3)

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This is a resource for Year 4 Computing Teachers. It contains a lesson plan, presentation and activities to help children understand what a network is. The objective is for pupils to understand that networks join things together, to recognise that networks can be wired or wireless and that they can explain the purpose of a network. This resource links to the national curriculum criteria: -Understand computer networks, including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration -Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information The video for the lesson can be found for free on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/lower-key-stage-2/year-3/networks/lesson-1-whats-a-network/
Music: Pentatonic Scale (Year 3)
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Music: Pentatonic Scale (Year 3)

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This bundle is for Year 3 Music teachers, and contains and lesson plan and powerpoint on the pentaonic scale. Pupils will learn that the pentatonic scale is a five-note scale, and will use a tuned instrument to play the scale together as a class, before moving on to playing pentatonic melodies in pairs. Puplis will also play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression. For a teaching video on the pentaonic scale, head to our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/lower-key-stage-2/year-3/festivals-chinese-new-year/lesson-2-pentatonic-scale/
Design & Technology: Textiles: Cross Stitch and Appliqué (Year 3)
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Design & Technology: Textiles: Cross Stitch and Appliqué (Year 3)

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This D&T lesson includes a lesson plan and a teacher video to teach pupils two new techniques: cross stitch and appliqué. The objective of the lesson is to learn two new skills and reflect on the techniques learnt. This links to the national curriculum criterai: ● Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks The lesson video is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/design-and-technology/lower-key-stage-2/year-3/textiles-cross-stitch/lesson-1-cross-stitch-and-applique/
Primary RSE Curriculum Overview
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Primary RSE Curriculum Overview

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Relationships and Sex Education will become compulsory for all primary schools from September 2020. How can you ensure your school is curriculum compliant and your colleagues are ready to teach all that is required? Our RSE content, launching on 4 June, is co-authored by PSHE specialists and designed to support teachers with their subject knowledge, and provide easy to follow engaging lessons for pupils. Try our RSE curriculum overview to see the coverage our lessons provide and how well it will work for your pupils. Get a free no obligation trial to Kapow Primary for 7 days to explore the whole of our scheme of work for RSE.
Primary French Curriculum Overview
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Primary French Curriculum Overview

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A useful curriculum overview for French showing how the Kapow Primary units of work tie in with the National Curriculum, showing clear progression of skills. Get a free no obligation trial to Kapow Primary for 7 days to explore the whole of our scheme of work, lessons and videos for French.
Primary Design and Technology Curriculum Overview
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Primary Design and Technology Curriculum Overview

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A useful document for Design and Technology subject leaders. Our DT subject overview contains all the links to the National Curriculum, showing clear progression of skills. Get a free no obligation trial to Kapow Primary for 7 days to explore the whole of our scheme of work, videos and lessons for Design and Technology.
Primary Computing Curriculum Overview
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Primary Computing Curriculum Overview

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A useful curriculum overview for primary computing, with all the links to the National Curriculum and showing clear progression of skills. Get a free no obligation trial to Kapow Primary for 7 days to explore the whole of our scheme of work, lessons , videos and presentations for computing. Explore our primary computing topics and lessons.
Art: Printing: Great Fire of London
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Art: Printing: Great Fire of London

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This Year 1 Art and Design lesson for teachers involved the Great Fire of London topic with print making. They will learn to make a print of a Tudor house and will use two different printing techniques. This lesson includes a teacher demonstration video, a PowerPoint and a lesson plan. The lesson aligns with national curriculum criteria: ● To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products ● To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space The demonstration Art video is linked below from our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/art-and-design/key-stage-1/year-1/skills/craft-great-fire-of-london/
French: Describing Animal Habitats (Year 3)
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French: Describing Animal Habitats (Year 3)

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This resource is for Year 3 French Teachers. It contains a lesson plan, a video and activities for your pupils. This lesson aims to teach pupils to build sentences to describe where something lives or does not live. This connects to the national curriculum criteria: ● Speak in sentences using basic language structures ● Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied The lesson video is linked below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/example-lessons/languages-year-3-circle-of-life-lesson-2-of-5-habitats/
Computing: Sonic Pi: Music Looping (Year 5)
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Computing: Sonic Pi: Music Looping (Year 5)

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This Computing lesson for Year 5 (Upper Key Stage 2) teaches children to use their programming skills to create a piece of music using music loops. They will create a program that plays themed music, including a loop and can debug simple errors in their code. This aligns with the national curriculum criteria: ● Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals ● Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs The video explanation is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/upper-key-stage-2/year-5/sonic-pi/lesson-2-sonic-soundtracks/
Music: South and West Africa (Year 5)
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Music: South and West Africa (Year 5)

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This Year 5 (KS2) music lesson encourages children to play glockenspiels, xylophones or steel pans to play a song. This includes a lesson plan, a demo video and teaching resources. They will use tuned percussion to play a chord progression. This links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression ● Use and understand staff and other musical notations ● Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians The demonstration video is on our website below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/upper-key-stage-2/year-5/around-the-world-south-and-west-africa/lesson-2-playing-shosholoza/
Computing: What is a Computer? Inputs (Year2)
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Computing: What is a Computer? Inputs (Year2)

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This resource is for Year 2 Computing Teachers. It contains a lesson plan, presentation and activities for children to recognise how technology is controlled. The objective is for pupils to understand that people control technology, and that technology will follow instructions allowing us to therefore predict what technology will do. This lesson has links to the national curriculum criteria: -Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs -Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school The video can be found, for free, on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/key-stage-1/year-2/data-and-data-representation-hardware-and-processing/lesson-2-inputs/
Computing: Designing a Smart School (Year 6)
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Computing: Designing a Smart School (Year 6)

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This Year 6 (Upper KS2) Computing lesson will help pupils to design a smart school. This will include learning about methods of data transfer and researching technology culminating in preparing a presentation. The lesson has links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information ● Understand computer networks including the internet, how they can provide multiple services, such as the world-wide web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration The explanatory lesson video is available on our website:  https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/upper-key-stage-2/year-6/big-data-2/lesson-9-designing-a-smart-school/
Wellbeing: Our Social Media Self (Year 6)
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Wellbeing: Our Social Media Self (Year 6)

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This Wellbeing lesson for Year 6 asks children to consider why people may present their life in a different way on social media and the impact this can have on other people. The lesson includes a teacher video, a lesson plan and a teaching activity. The objectives are help children to recognise how information in the media (and online) can affect how people feel about themselves. This links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Strategies for keeping safe online; the importance of protecting personal information, including passwords, addresses and the distribution of images of themselves and others ● To critically examine what is presented to them in social media and why it is important to do so; understand how information contained in social media can misrepresent or mislead; the importance of being careful what they forward to others The demonstration teacher video is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/wellbeing/upper-key-stage-2/year-6/wellbeing/lesson-1wonderful-me-our-social-media-selves/
Music: British Seaside: Folk Song (Year 2)
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Music: British Seaside: Folk Song (Year 2)

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This Year 2 (KS1) Music lesson is for teachers to show children how to sing a traditional British folk song and create a seaside soundscape using voices, instruments and their bodies They will be able to sing confidently, create a musical soundscape and use musical vocabulary to describe sounds. The lesson includes two teacher videos, a lesson plan and folksong lyrics. This has links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs ● Play tuned and untuned instruments musically ● Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music ● Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality recorded music The demonstration video from our website is linked below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/key-stage-1/year-2/on-this-island/lesson-1-british-seaside-sounds/
Design & Technology: Food: Recipe (Year 4)
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Design & Technology: Food: Recipe (Year 4)

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This lesson Design & Technology lesson will teach children how to follow a recipe. Pupils will design, make and evaluate their work. It has links to the national curriculum criteria: Design ● Use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups ● Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design Make ● Select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately ● Select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities Evaluate ● Investigate and analyse a range of existing products The video for this lesson is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/design-and-technology/lower-key-stage-2/year-4/food-adapting-a-recipe/lesson-1-following-a-recipe/
Computing: Precise Instructions (Year 1)
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Computing: Precise Instructions (Year 1)

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This lesson is for Year 1 (KS1) Computing teachers to introduce children the basics of programming through an ‘unplugged’ programmer and Bee-Bot. It includes a lesson plan, a demo video and teaching resources. The objectives of the lesson are teach children to plan and follow a set of instructions precisely. This links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions The lesson demonstration video is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/computing/key-stage-1/year-1/programming-beebot/lesson-3-precise-instructions/