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We offer support for teaching the specialist subjects in primary schools: Computing; Art; D&T; Languages: Music and Wellbeing. Bite-sized videos for teachers, lesson and whole school plans, all created by expert, specialist teachers.
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/
Design and Technology: Leavers and Sliders (Year 1)
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Design and Technology: Leavers 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 leavers and sliders. National curriculum links: ● Explore and evaluate a range of existing products ● Explore and use mechanisms
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/
Art: Prehistoric Palette Lesson Plan (Year 3)
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Art: Prehistoric Palette Lesson Plan (Year 3)

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This lesson plan is for an Art and Design lesson for Year 3 Pupils including an activity where pupils will make their own paint from natural ingredients. Click on the link below to see a teaching video that further explains the activities in the lesson plan: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/art-and-design/lower-key-stage-2/year-3/making-connections/lesson-3-prehistoric-palette/ National curriculum links: Art ● Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials ● Develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design History ● Learn about changes in Britain from Stone Age to Iron Age History ● Learn about changes in Britain from Stone Age to Iron Age
Art and Design. Painting: Impressionism (Year 6)
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Art and Design. Painting: Impressionism (Year 6)

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This resource pack is designed for Year 6, Art and Design teachers. The bundle contains a lesson plan and powerpoint and teacher video on impressionism as well as an acitvity for the pupils; children are given one sixth of ‘The Japanese Footbridge’ by Claude Monet as a vertical strip, to accurately draw what they see on their fraction of the painting and then practice mixing and applying paint to match the original. This will help pupils to improve their mastery of Art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials. To see what other teaching resources we offer, head over to our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com
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/
Music: Seaside Soundscape (Year 1)
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Music: Seaside Soundscape (Year 1)

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This Year 1 (KS1) is for Music teachers to help children to write down and perform music they have written. The lesson includes a teacher video, a lesson plan and teaching resources. They will aim to create a picture to describe their music, create a sound before drawing it, and perform the music from their picture. The music lesson has links to the national curriculum criteria: ● Play tuned and untuned instruments musically. ● Use their voices expressively and creatively ● Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music. The explanatory teacher video is linked from our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/key-stage-1/year-1/by-the-sea/lesson-5-seaside-soundscape/
Art: Clay (Year 2)
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Art: Clay (Year 2)

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This is art and design lesson plan is for teaching Year 2 pupils how to work with clay. Whilst developing their sculpting and modelling skills, children will experiment with using different objects to create interesting textures on the surface of a clay tile. For an additional teachers video on this topic, click on the link below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/art-and-design/key-stage-1/year-2/skills/craft-clay/ National curriculum links: ● To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination ● To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using line, shape, form and space ● About the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Music: Musical Rhythms: Rainforest (Year 4)
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Music: Musical Rhythms: Rainforest (Year 4)

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This Music lesson is for Year 4 (KS2) teachers to teach children how to create musical rhythms using body percussion. This lesson includes a teacher video, a lesson plan and three activity resources. The lesson combines to teach pupils about the layers of the rainforest, as well as learn to work in a group to make and record rhythms. This lesson has 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 ● Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music The teacher video on our website is linked below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/lower-key-stage-2/year-4/rainforests/lesson-3-the-rhythm-of-the-forest-floor-2/
French: Describing People, Places, Things (Year 4)
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French: Describing People, Places, Things (Year 4)

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This resource is for Year 4 French Teachers. It contains a lesson plan, presentation and activities regarding describing people, places and things in French. The objective is for pupils to create simple, descriptive sentences in French. This resource links to the national curriculum criteria; -Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing -Describe people, places, things and actions orally and in writing -Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied…how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English Additionally, it meets the KS2 Framework; Write simple words and phrases using a model and some words from memory (L4.4)
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/
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/
Wellbeing: Resilience (Year 2)
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Wellbeing: Resilience (Year 2)

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This resource is for teaching wellbeing to Year 2 pupils. It contains a lesson plan, powerpoint and activity for pupils regarding resilience and developing a growth mindset. Additionally, you can view a teaching video on the theme of resilience by clicking on the link below: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/wellbeing/key-stage-1/year-2/wellbeing/lesson-4-developing-a-growth-mindset/ The objectives for this lesson pack are: -To identify strategies to help overcome barriers or manage difficult emotions -To develop a growth mindset National curriculum links: ● 2.5. A ll schools should make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE), drawing on good practice PSHE Association Programme of Study: ● H3: T o think about themselves, to learn from their experiences, to recognise and celebrate their strengths and set simple but challenging goals
Design & Technology: Textiles: Stuffed Toy (Year 5)
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Design & Technology: Textiles: Stuffed Toy (Year 5)

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This lesson plan and resources are for Design & Technology teachers to instruct children to use a blanket stitch to sew and stuff their toys. They will use a blanket stitch to join two pieces of fabric, stuff and repair their toy. They will also evaluate their stuffed toy. This connects to the national curriculum: ● Apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stuffen and reinforce more complex structures ● Evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work The D&T lesson video is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/design-and-technology/upper-key-stage-2/year-5/textiles/lesson-4-stuffed-toy-assembly/
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/
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/
French: The World and Nationality (Year 6)
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French: The World and Nationality (Year 6)

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This resource is for Year 6 French Teachers. It contains a lesson plan, a PowerPoint, and activities on prepositions, label the countries and vocabulary pronunciation. The objective is to teach pupils to the words for countries around the world and to say if they are from there and their nationality. This links to the national curriculum: ● Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words ● Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied; the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language The lesson video is on our website: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/languages/upper-key-stage-2/year-6/allez-les-bleus/lesson-3-le-monde/
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/
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/
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/