Folder dividers with teacher’s standards and possible evidence for NQTs
Wellbeing sensory activity for behaviour/anxiety calming, encourages reflection of children’s favourite place with sight, sound and smell.
Can be used for role playing of place value counters or laminated to create class display. Children take a place value counter and can re-enact a maths problem using drama
PSHE resource to encourage children to think about what it means to be kind. Pupils draw themselves as a Superhero and write their superkind power.
This session was used a way to develop understanding of character and alternative fairytale conventions. Hot seating enables children to ask questions to the characters of Red Riding Hood and then complete the thought bubble worksheets to highlight the key facts they have learnt.
Growth mindset display elements to display around the classroom or as lesson resources. Pack includes fixed/growth mindset phrases, title, illustrations and title for pupil contribution. Children are encouraged to write ‘one thing I can do to grow my mind’.
Daily NQT/Teacher planner, can be printed and kept in a file, helps to prioritise daily plans, marking and planning.
12 start and end of the day discussion prompts to promote positivity and wellbeing. Children reflect on their days and provide a talking point for class discussion.
Introductory worksheet as a get to know you activity, all about me encourges children to share basic information with their teacher to help the first few weeks of school.
This resource can be used to develop independence for investigation and resourseful thinking. Children are given a card when they have a query regarding the topic, it encourgaes the pupils to use investigative thinking skills and develops independence.
Punch cards for superstar choices rewards, to be used with hole punches. Can be laminated and used with whiteboard pens or stickers.
This resource is great for building classroom discussion and communication skills. I use talking tickets when we are debating a topic or sharing opinions in class to help my pupils to share opinions fairly ensuring everyone has the chance to speak. The talking token can be used for whole class discussions, group discussions or partner work.
These are a great little positive reinforcement technique to use in the classroom or over email for home learning. There are 3 different message options and you add your own reason for praise for the children. I leave these in the children’s trays at the start of the day or after lunchtime with a house point for each teacher mail.
Bookmarks for children to use in their English books to remind them of their good writing non-negotiables. These would be appropriate for early writers and any child who would benefit from visual reminders of good handwriting.
This resource can be used in classrooms to help children understand the expected noise levels for each working type. Silent ninja mode is for independent silent work, Secret Agent Mode is for partner work and Team mode is for group working. I generally have an action to go with each of these, i.e. we count down from 3 and enter ‘Secret Agent Mode’ with an action of putting on our secret agent glasses.