KS1 Year 2 Maths SATs style papers - Arithmetic and Reasoning

KS1 Year 2 Maths SATs style papers - Arithmetic and Reasoning

This resource contains two sets of arithmetic and reasoning Year 2 SATs style papers with answers. The papers are based on past questions and have a similar layout to a SATs paper. There are 52 arithmetic and 64 reasoning problems in total. Please note that the papers are labelled ‘A’ and ‘B’ because Blossoming Minds plan to create more SATs style papers. No further preparation needed.
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French lesson and resources - Favourite books - KS2

French lesson and resources - Favourite books - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about the types of books they enjoy in French. For example, they learn to say they prefer adventure stories among many others. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a writing game, a further written activity and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for writing game Writing template Please note: It would be helpful if children can already name some hobbies prior to this lesson, but not essential. (This plan is Lesson 5, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
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Suffragettes - 100 years of women voting  February 2018  (Britain) - KS2

Suffragettes - 100 years of women voting February 2018 (Britain) - KS2

6th February 2018 marks 100 years since women over 30 were given the vote in Britain. Celebrate this historic anniversary by teaching your KS2 children about the suffragettes and the Bill in Parliament that allowed women to vote. This resource is a 22 slide detailed, editable PowerPoint, perfect for teaching your children about this important topic. The slideshow covers women's rights prior to suffrage, the actions of the the suffragettes, the arguments on either side, a detailed look at five particular suffragists, women during the war, the Act in Parliament, women in the 20th century and suffrage around the world. It concludes some questions for further conversation. It is suitable for using with KS2 children and could be used for an assembly, a filler or a lesson introduction. I hope you enjoy teaching about this historic event! (Please note: This PowerPoint is adapted from the secondary school version to make it appropriate for primary aged children.)
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International Women's Day Quiz - 60 questions (Women's History Month)

International Women's Day Quiz - 60 questions (Women's History Month)

An interactive PowerPoint quiz to use for International Women's Day or Women's History Month. It contains 60 fascinating questions on pioneering women around the world, women's history, celebrities and equal rights issues in 2018. Perfect for using with ages 11 - 18. Use as a starter, an assembly, a filler or a main activity. All questions are multiple choice and fit into 6 different categories: Firsts for Women; Where in the World; World Leaders; Suffragettes and Social Activists; Guess Who and 2018. After you have chosen an answer for each question, click again and the correct answer flashes, while the wrong answers fly off the page. Extra facts are included to help your class learn even more.
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Year 1 number and place value booklet - 25 pages

Year 1 number and place value booklet - 25 pages

A differentiated year 1 maths activity booklet, covering the number and place value part of the National Curriculum. The booklet contains **25 pages. ** Each page has one enjoyable activity, such as completing a number sequence or matching numerals and words. Every bullet point from the number part of the curriculum is covered by five pages of the booklet. Each page includes a sentence describing the curriculum objective covered. The booklet has a fun fairy-tale/traditional tales theme. The booklets contain colourful, appealing images, but can also be printed in black and white. 3 differentiated booklets are included in the price. The middle ability booklet covers the curriculum objectives, the higher ability one extends the objectives and the lower ability one simplifies activities. A separate document containing the answers and the curriculum objectives is included. This resource is perfect for using throughout the year in maths lessons, as an end-of-unit revision activity or as an end-of-year assessment. PDF file format
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French Lesson Bundle - The Body - KS2

French Lesson Bundle - The Body - KS2

This is a 5 lesson French unit for KS2. It teaches children vocabulary linked to the body. The topics covered include parts of the body, parts of the head, injuries, illnesses and healthy living. The plans all give details of a starter, how to teach the new vocabulary, followed by a combination of listening activities, speaking activities, reading/writing activities and plenary. Each lesson is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. All resources needed for the lessons are included in the price. This includes a PowerPoint for each containing the new vocabulary. (This unit could be combined other Blossoming Minds’ French units. This is unit 10 in the sequence.)
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French Lesson and Resources - Healthy Living - KS2

French Lesson and Resources - Healthy Living - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about healthy and unhealthy living in French. For example, they learn to say that vegetables are healthy and junk food is unhealthy. The plan gives details of an active starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a reading activity, a written activity and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for reading activity Writing template Please note: It would be helpful if children can already name parts of the body before this lesson. You can buy Blossoming Minds’ Lesson 1, Unit 10, to teach them this. (This plan is Lesson 5, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
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Year 2 Reading Comprehension Paper - Inventors (materials) - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Paper - Inventors (materials) - Science

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2, with a focus on the science curriculum topic of ‘materials.’ The booklet covers the three inventors covered in the science curriculum: John McAdam, Charles Macintosh & John Dunlop. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘where,’ ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
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French Lesson and Resources - Illnesses - KS2

French Lesson and Resources - Illnesses - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about illnesses in French. e.g. 'I have a headache.' The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a speaking game, a speaking and listening activity, a reading worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Starter activity Resources for speaking and listening activities Reading worksheet Please note: It would be helpful if children can already name parts of the body before this lesson. You can buy Blossoming Minds’ Lesson 1, Unit 10 to teach them this. (This plan is Lesson 4, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
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French Lesson and Resources - Injuries - KS2

French Lesson and Resources - Injuries - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about injuries in French. e.g. 'I broke my arm.' The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a speaking game, a speaking and listening activity, a reading worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for speaking game Reading worksheet Please note: It would be helpful if children can already name parts of the body before this lesson. You can buy Blossoming Minds’ Lesson 1, Unit 10 to teach them this. (This plan is Lesson 3, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
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French lesson and resources - Parts of the Head (the face) - KS2

French lesson and resources - Parts of the Head (the face) - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to label parts of the head in French. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a song, a written worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Written worksheet Please note: The children should be able to name other parts of the body before this lesson. e.g. the knees, the feet etc. You can buy Blossoming Minds’ Lesson 1, Unit 10 to teach them this. (This plan is Lesson 2, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
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French lesson and resources - Body Parts - KS2

French lesson and resources - Body Parts - KS2

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to label parts of the body in French. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a speaking game, a written worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Starter resources Resources for speaking game Written worksheet (This plan is Lesson 1, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used as an individual plan.)
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Spanish Lesson Pack - KS2 - Pascua - Easter

Spanish Lesson Pack - KS2 - Pascua - Easter

This is a plan and resources for a beginner’s Spanish lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning the vocabulary for eight different Easter and spring related words in Spanish and using them within a context. The plan gives details of a whole class game to use as a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a whole class speaking activity, whole class listening activity, a written activity and challenging plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. All resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: Plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for starter Written activity Enjoy!
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French lesson and resources - KS2 - Seasons

French lesson and resources - KS2 - Seasons

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about the seasons in French. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a reading game, a reading worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for listening game Resources for reading game Reading worksheet (This plan is Lesson 5, Unit 9 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used as an individual plan.) Please note: Children should be able to talk about the weather in French prior to this lesson. You can buy a weather lesson from the Blossoming Minds website.
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KS2 French Unit - Seasons, Dates and Weather

KS2 French Unit - Seasons, Dates and Weather

This is a 5 lesson French unit for KS2. It teaches children vocabulary around the theme of ‘Seasons, Dates and Weather.’ The plans all give details of a starter, how to teach the new vocabulary, followed by a combination of listening activities, speaking activities, reading/writing activities and plenary. Each lesson is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. All resources needed for the lessons are included in the price. This includes a PowerPoint for each containing the new vocabulary. (This unit could be combined with other Blossoming Minds’ French units. This is unit 9 in the sequence.)
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French Lesson and Resources - KS2 - Weather

French Lesson and Resources - KS2 - Weather

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about the weather in French. The plan gives details of a starter spelling game, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a whole class speaking and listening activity, a written worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for listening game Writing worksheet (This plan is Lesson 4, Unit 9 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used as an individual plan.)
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