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The goal is to provide great resources for teachers and school leaders, ensuring outstanding value for money and quality. With over 40 years of teaching experience and skills in computer graphics and resource design you will find great lesson plans, units of work, display materials, school policy's, instructional video's and resources to help with interviews and observations. If you would like us to make a resource for you or just to give some feedback we would like to hear from.

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The goal is to provide great resources for teachers and school leaders, ensuring outstanding value for money and quality. With over 40 years of teaching experience and skills in computer graphics and resource design you will find great lesson plans, units of work, display materials, school policy's, instructional video's and resources to help with interviews and observations. If you would like us to make a resource for you or just to give some feedback we would like to hear from.
Observation/Interview Lesson Plan for Year 2 Mathematics
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Observation/Interview Lesson Plan for Year 2 Mathematics

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This is a clear and detailed plan for a Year 2 Mathematics lesson on doubles up to 10 and 20. It is an observation/lesson plan that is very engaging, practical and challenging for all abilities. The activities are focused on encouraging the development of problem solving skills through interactive activities that require the children to work cooperatively and use technical vocabulary to explain their thinking. SEN and EAL children have also been differentiated for. There is a clear focus on the use of other adults in the room to challenge and scaffold. Throughout the lesson there are good opportunities to formally assess and develop thinking further.
Ancient Egypt Artefacts Lesson
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Ancient Egypt Artefacts Lesson

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This resource includes a presentation provoking discussion about what Ancient Egyptian artefacts could have been used for in every day life. There are pictures for the students to stick into books or present on a poster and sentence stems to support if necessary provoking enquiry and encouraging the pupils to justify their reasoning. There is also a visual presentation with facts showing the main surviving artefacts from Ancient Egypt.
Year 2 'Castles' assembly
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Year 2 'Castles' assembly

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This a script for a Year 2 whole class assembly based on Castles. It has a link to a song about castles, short description about what the set should look like and the lines each child performs.
Interview/Observation Lesson on Poetry (Year 4)
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Interview/Observation Lesson on Poetry (Year 4)

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This is a very interactive and creative lesson on Cinquain poems for a differentiated Y4 class. The resource comes with all the activities, lesson plan, ppt and the videos. This plan is straightforward and ideal for a standalone lesson for an observation or interview lesson. It allows for the teacher to model positive practice, is challenging, creative for all differentiated groups and is an active lesson.
Behaviour Management Training  Powerpoint
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Behaviour Management Training Powerpoint

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This Powerpoint can be used as training for Teachers or Teaching Assistants and is a useful reminder of what Behaviour Management is and how we can implement effective strategies. The discussions and 'script' for what do say to children when you would like them to show better behaviours for learning will encourage a consistent whole school approach.
Report Writing Comments (full comments NOT short sentence statements!).
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Report Writing Comments (full comments NOT short sentence statements!).

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Before you read on, these are not short sentence stems or phrases that you join together with other random statements to make up a comment. These are full and comprehensive teacher comments that are differentiated for all levels and abilities in any class. Below is a Mathematics exemplar for you to read and decide if this is appropriate to your school report card layout before you commit to investing your money. You will get differentiated comments for Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science & Technology, Computing, Topic, ICT and Art & DT. Also with this resource you get 'Next steps' statements for the core subjects. Each core subject comment is between 650-680 characters (including spaces). "(Name) writes with confidence across the curriculum and it is clear she has made outstanding progress this year through using a widening range of punctuation and connectives. She has developed her ability to write with flare and improved her understanding of alliteration and similes. She has a wonderful imagination that she is becoming more confident at articulating through her increasing vocabulary range. She is keen to experiment with word order and embraces the creative side to writing.
Religious Education Judaism Unit of Work: To explore the special relationship Jews have with God
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Religious Education Judaism Unit of Work: To explore the special relationship Jews have with God

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Originally designed for a Year 4 class but could easily be adapted for older or younger pupils. This 7 week Unit of Work includes a presentation for each lesson including; key questions to encourage critical thinking and discussion, a main activity an ‘I know, I think, I feel, I wonder’ learning reflection All based around the key idea and learning intention; 'To explore the special relationship Jes have with God’ An opportunity to think about questions and therefore could include a trip to a local Synagogue.
Interview/Observation lesson (Year 3) - Life cycle of a plant and pollination process
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Interview/Observation lesson (Year 3) - Life cycle of a plant and pollination process

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This is an observation lesson for a Year 3 class. The Learning intention is ‘To explain the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal’. It contains the plan, resources and the full smart board slides. I got excellent feedback from this lesson observation and you can always amend it if you want to make it more/less challenging depending on your class.
Australian Homework Project
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Australian Homework Project

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Students choose from nine homework tasks linked with the topic, Australia. They choose at least one activity from each section (English, Creative, Investigative). Designed to be completed over a period of a half term. There are a wealth of open ended tasks that encourage the student to take ownership over their homework, with the option of completing more tasks if they wish to. The other benefit of the projects are that they allow for independent learning and encourage parents to get involved if they wish to.
Ancient Egypt topic (Entire unit of work)
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Ancient Egypt topic (Entire unit of work)

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An entire unit of work on the Ancient Egyptians. With this bundle you get eight activities that include challenging and interactive lessons and a home learning project. Get your entire term sorted with quality lessons and resources with this bundle, and for less than 10 pounds.
Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics
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Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

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Lesson includes learning objective, lots of information about communication in Ancient Egyptian times relating to the Rosetta Stone, what people wrote on, who could learn to write. The activity involves the pupils answering three questions, writing their own name in Hieroglyphics and an extension task. Hieroglyphic alphabet printable is included.
Ancient Egypt Social Organisation Lesson
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Ancient Egypt Social Organisation Lesson

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With an informative presentation, this resource which help you to teach an interesting lesson on the Ancient Egyptian's Social Organisation resulting in the class collaboratively making a Success Criteria for the main activity: make a creative job advert for on of the roles in Ancient Egyptian times. Includes a pyramid poster for reference and a help sheet with some ideas and examples.
Ancient Egypt Clothing Lesson
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Ancient Egypt Clothing Lesson

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Includes a Learning Objective, pictures to spark enquiry and discussion, a main research activity with three differentiated websites to and a success criteria.
English Year 2 Plans based on the children's book 'Something Else'
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English Year 2 Plans based on the children's book 'Something Else'

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Contained within this pack is a unit of work based on the famous children's book 'Something Else'. Within it are the resources for each lesson, detailed and easy to follow plans and the slides to accompany it. This is a very engaging plan that allows the children to explore the structure of the book, the unusual language choices, the characters depicted and the thought provoking message within. The children will explore the grammar throughout the text and how the story is created through a variety of engaging and exciting activities. There is a focus on deeper questioning and opportunities to discuss the underlying message of the story through role play and P4C activities.
Year 2 English Planning - Stories from Familiar Settings
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Year 2 English Planning - Stories from Familiar Settings

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Two week unit of work using texts from some of the best children’s books. As part of this unit, the children will learn about the different styles of story writing, complex sentence structure, and learn about grammar in a fun and relevant way. These plans are very comprehensive and easy to follow for the teacher. All the resources are present and requires little preparation.
Recounts Planning
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Recounts Planning

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Exciting, engaging and differentiated Unit of Work made up of 5 English lessons originally designed for Year 3 and 4 pupils although they could easily be adapted for younger pupils. During the week, the students will explore recounts and learn to write their own based on a short video of a robbery. Planning, resources and Smart Notebook for the week included. Everything you need for a fun week of learning.
Kenya Home Learning Project
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Kenya Home Learning Project

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Students choose from nine homework project tasks linked with the topic. They try to get 15 stars by choosing a range of 3, 4 and 5 star activities relating to culture, fair trade and tourism. There are a wealth of open ended tasks that encourage the student to take ownership over their home learning, with the option of completing more tasks if they wish to. The other benefit of the projects are that they allow for independent learning and others that encourage the parents to get involved.
Phonics: Singular to Plural Activity
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Phonics: Singular to Plural Activity

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Fun activity for those children who are on support for spelling stages. The students must find the correct rule for changing a word form a singular to a plural. There is then an extra challenge for those more able.
Autumn Term Spelling Plan
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Autumn Term Spelling Plan

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This resource is the autumn planning for spelling, with links to resources and other activities to secure the reading and spelling of words with suffixes –ed and –ing.
Phonics: Long 'O' sound activity
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Phonics: Long 'O' sound activity

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Simple but fun activity for children to pick a word and put it in to a proper sentence. There is an additional challenge to use a conjunction to extend their sentence.