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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.
The Jumblies lessons and activity bundle

The Jumblies lessons and activity bundle

This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear's poem 'The Jumblies'. They are ideal for World Poetry Day (March 21st 2017), but can also be used at any other time of the year for a poetry study. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Jumblies’ and to ‘Revolting Rhymes’ by Roald Dahl. They are ideal for World Poetry Day, but can also be used at any other time of the year for poetry units. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension about the Jumblies. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. • 5 sessions and activities linked to Revolting Rhymes. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety Activities Workbook (Internet Safety for Years 1, 2 & 3)

E-safety Activities Workbook (Internet Safety for Years 1, 2 & 3)

This is a printable E-safety workbook, which can be used to support children's understanding of internet safety in Years 1 to 3. The worksheets contain 12 independent activities, plus a number of additional challenge tasks. Full details: Page 1: E-safety rules colouring poster Page 2: Template to create own e-safety rules poster Page 3: Spot and colour examples of information that should not be shared online Page 4: Activity to identify sensible online behaviour and actions Page 5: Short cloze passage about internet safety Page 6: Same as page 5, but a simpler version with first letter of each missing word provided Page 7: Design an ID badge for an e-safety superhero Page 8: Internet safety wordsearch and acrostic poem Page 9: Cyberbullying colouring poster Page 10: Template to create own anti-cyberbullying poster Page 11: Sort examples of respectful and disrespectful online language Page 12: Sort good and bad examples of online chat Page 13: Templates to design an e-safety badge Also included is a certificate template (PDF and editable Publisher versions) to award to the children when they have completed the tasks. This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' This workbook could also be used alongside 2 of my other e-safety resources: E-safety lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-assembly-and-lesson-for-ks1-and-ks2-11491041 Cyberbullying lesson; https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cyberbullying-assembly-and-lesson-for-internet-safety-in-ks1-and-ks2-11498551 Alternatively, you can buy all 3 of these resources in one bargain bundle! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-workbook-and-lessons-bundle-for-years-1-2-and-3-11632329 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety Workbook and Lessons Bundle (Years 1, 2 & 3 internet safety)

E-safety Workbook and Lessons Bundle (Years 1, 2 & 3 internet safety)

This is a great set of internet safety resources for Years 1, 2 and 3, which gives you everything you need for teaching about general internet safety and the dangers of cyberbullying. Included: *General internet safety lesson/assembly - covers online safety rules and a broad introduction to the topic. *Cyberbullying lesson/assembly - what it is, how to avoid it and what to do if you see it. *Printable workbook of 12 independent tasks to support the above lessons. Also includes a certificate for completing the 'course'. Planning and differentiated activities are also included in both of the lessons. These lessons and activities are probably best suited for Years 2 and 3, but can easily be used in Year 1 too. Supports the following objective from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety and E-Safety

Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety and E-Safety

This is an E-safety lesson, which focuses on responsible use of social media and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss the concept of social media, identifying areas for caution, before creating an online profile for a famous celebrity. The lesson is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and it is fully resourced with planning and differentiated writing templates. Please note: a video link is included in the PowerPoint lesson, which should be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Three E-Safety Assemblies or Lessons for Primary Internet Safety (Bundle 2)

Three E-Safety Assemblies or Lessons for Primary Internet Safety (Bundle 2)

This is my second bundle of three e-safety assemblies and lessons for primary schools. They are ideal for Safer Internet Day or at any other time of the year. The sessions cover: *Social media *Online gaming and digital citizenship *Online 'stranger danger' The PowerPoints can be used for whole school or year group assemblies, but the included planning and independent activities also make them ideal for class teaching. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: • 3 PowerPoint presentations, covering all key teaching points • Full planning for all 3 sessions • All worksheets and activity support resources These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great e-safety and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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6 E-Safety Assemblies or Lessons for Primary Internet Safety

6 E-Safety Assemblies or Lessons for Primary Internet Safety

This a bundle of the 6 popular internet safety assemblies and/or lessons that I currently have in my shop. They are ideal for Safer Internet Day or at any other time of the year. The sessions cover: *Social media *Online gaming and digital citizenship *Online 'stranger danger' *General internet safety *Cyberbullying *Digital footprints The PowerPoints can be used for whole school or year group assemblies, but the included planning and independent activities also make them ideal for class teaching. Several of the sessions have KS1 and KS2 versions, but all can be adapted to different age groups. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: • 6 PowerPoint presentations, covering all key teaching points • Full planning for all 6 sessions • All worksheets and activity support resources These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great e-safety and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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New Year 2018 KS2 Lessons Pack (Number 2)

New Year 2018 KS2 Lessons Pack (Number 2)

My second New Year pack for KS2, containing a New Year targets lesson or assembly, at least 4 full English lessons, an internet safety lesson or assembly, times tables revision sheets and 2 maths lessons on column addition. This is a great set of lessons for getting back into the swing of school after the holiday, with all teaching PowerPoints, resources and differentiated activities provided. Includes: *New Year target setting lesson (or assembly) *2 column addition lessons *2 lessons of poetry analysis (The Jumblies) *Creative writing lesson: short story *Creative writing lesson: Bookface character profile *E-safety lesson or assembly *Jumblies anagram and word search puzzle *3x and 6x tables worksheet pack Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Full Week of Maths and English Lessons for KS2 (Fiction Version)

Full Week of Maths and English Lessons for KS2 (Fiction Version)

A full week of up to 10 KS2 lessons for maths and English, all of which are fully resourced with teaching PowerPoints and differentiated independent activities. This is a great set of lessons for getting back into the swing of school after the holiday or for other busy times of the year. Includes: *5 full English reading and creative writing lessons linked to 'The Witches' by Roald Dahl *2 full column addition lessons for maths *2 full written multiplication lessons for maths *A set of 5 mental maths sessions The differentiation contained in the lessons means that I have been able to easily use or adapt them across KS2. There is also an alternative non-fiction version of this bundle, which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/full-week-of-maths-and-english-lessons-for-ks2-non-fiction-version-11800550 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety & E-Safety)

Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety & E-Safety)

This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on developing awareness of the potential dangers of communicating with strangers online. Children can discuss some risky online behaviour and identify ways of dealing with any problems or concerns. The idea is for the children to reflect on their own behaviour, while also establishing some basic ground rules for safe practice. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, a 9 slide teaching PowerPoint and independent tasks. Please note: some video links are included in the PowerPoint, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *9 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent tasks This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

E-safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

This is a set of two internet safety assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They each provide a general background to e-safety, including identifying important online safety rules and why we should always try to follow them. There is also then an opportunity for an independent task linked to these topics. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on safe use of the internet and creating a set of useful online rules. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for an internet safety lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2018)

New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2018)

This is a PSHE lesson for New Year 2018, which can be used in upper KS1 or KS2. The focus of the lesson is to reflect on past achievements, before attempting to set some realistic New Year targets. The children will then produce their own poster of previous achievements and future targets, as well as considering how to manage goals and to increase the chances of being successful. The PowerPoint can be used for a class lesson, but could also be presented with no independent task as a school assembly. Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint *Independent task sheet *Full lesson planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Full Week of Maths and English Lessons for KS2 (Non-fiction Version)

Full Week of Maths and English Lessons for KS2 (Non-fiction Version)

A full week of up to 10 KS2 lessons for maths and English, all of which are fully resourced with teaching PowerPoints and differentiated independent activities. This is a great set of lessons for getting back into the swing of school after the holiday or for other busy times of the year. Includes: *5 full English non-fiction lessons for instructions *2 full column addition lessons for maths *2 full written multiplication lessons for maths *A set of 5 mental maths sessions The instructions work is geared towards Years 3 and 4, but the differentiation contained in the lessons means that I have also been able to easily use or adapt them across KS2. There is also an alternative fiction version of this bundle, which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/full-week-of-maths-and-english-lessons-for-ks2-fiction-version-11800537 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Christmas Adverb Sentence Openers (Full KS2 Lesson of Sentence Work)

Christmas Adverb Sentence Openers (Full KS2 Lesson of Sentence Work)

This pack is designed for teaching a fun, creative and fully differentiated English lesson on the use of adverbs as sentence openers. The Christmas theme also makes it ideal for use during the days leading up to the end of term. I have used this lesson across Years 3-6, with the differentiated worksheets helping to make it accessible for children of different ages and abilities. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation • Three differentiated worksheets (higher, lower and middle ability) • Full lesson plan Previous buyers please note: This lesson is adapted from an adverb lesson that is already available in my TES shop. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)

Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)

This a set of six separate lessons for KS2 Christmas work. All of the lessons are fully resourced with teaching PowerPoints and differentiated activities, making them adaptable to different ages and abilities. They are ideal for keeping your class going during the last few days before the Christmas holiday! The lessons all have a Christmas theme and cover English (sentence work/grammar, creative writing and humour), maths (doubling and halving) and design. Included: *Christmas adverb openers English lesson *Christmas commas English Lesson *'10 Things in a Christmas Pocket' creative writing lesson *Lesson on writing Christmas jokes *Maths lesson on doubling and halving *Design lesson to invent a device to rescue Santa Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson

Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson

A topical lesson for KS2 work related to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. This is ideal for some enjoyable and informative creative writing activities around 5th November. The lesson involves exploring the events surrounding the Gunpowder Plot and then using this knowledge to write diary entries by Guy Fawkes. All of the key Gunpowder Plot information and some diary writing input is included in the teaching PowerPoint. All teaching input resources, differentiated activities (challenge task & support sheets) and planning are provided as part of the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 4 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *Writing support sheets *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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'High Flyers' a Primary School Play Script about the History of Flight (with supporting resources)

'High Flyers' a Primary School Play Script about the History of Flight (with supporting resources)

A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. The Holiday family are searching for the perfect means of travel to their sunny vacation in India and 'High Flyers' tour rep, Miss Deplane, is just the person to help them out. She leads them on a whistle stop journey through time, meeting some great pioneers of flight along the way, in order to find the ideal travel option. With wax and feather wings, hot air balloons and experimental aeroplanes on the menu, the Holiday family are relieved by the more modern choice that is eventually offered to them. A class assembly for ages 7 and over, with an entertaining and informative angle on how flight has been adapted throughout history. This is a fun and educational story, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. In addition, the show incorporates a number of cross curricular themes, linking directly to the following topic: IPC Milepost 2 unit, 'Gateways to the World' This product also includes full production notes, a supporting PowerPoint and all sound effects. Please note: an alternative version of this show is also available, containing only the script and none of the other linked resources. This can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-high-flyers-a-primary-school-play-script-about-the-history-of-flight-script-only-11472165 Key information: Age range: 7-11 Show running time: approx. 30-40 mins Number of parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class or year group performance (or as a great way to begin/end a topic) and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities.
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Halloween Lessons Bundle (KS2 English)

Halloween Lessons Bundle (KS2 English)

This is a set of English resources that can be used for a Halloween themed week with your class. They work best in KS2 and focus on reading response and creative writing. The bundle contains: *Halloween short story lesson *Halloween creative writing lesson *A week of lessons linked to the opening chapters of 'The Witches' by Roald Dahl All of the lessons are fully resourced with teaching PowerPoints, differentiated activities and planning. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)

3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)

A great set of resources for supporting practice and mastery of multiplication facts in the 3x and 6x tables in the primary maths curriculum. These sets of sheets can be used for independent work in class, for supporting individual students, as morning work activities or as homework tasks. Depending on the needs of your class, they can easily be used in Years 1-6. Each pack contains: *6 worksheets related to the times tables facts *A support sheet of the basic tables facts *Answer sheets The worksheets contain: *Missing number activities *Tables test sheets *Correcting mistakes *Sorting numbers into the chosen times table *Division facts and fact families *Application of understanding *Linking facts from different times tables The worksheets also include a variety of challenge tasks to extend the children's learning. These activities support learning in the following areas of the English mathematics curriculum: •Year 3: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables. •Year 4: recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12. See the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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'Davey the Donkey' KS1 & KS2 Christmas Show Play Script with sound effects

'Davey the Donkey' KS1 & KS2 Christmas Show Play Script with sound effects

A full and original KS1/Lower KS2 Christmas play script, with all associated sound effects, music suggestions and production notes. Imagine the scene: Davey the Donkey is minding his own business in his field, when three sheep suddenly appear and tell him of the dreadful fate of Santa. He’s stuck in a chimney! How will the children get their presents? Too shy to make a suggestion, Davey watches as a selection of well known Christmas characters and farm animals try and fail to release the stricken Santa. Eventually, Davey saves the day using teamwork, donkey strength and his knowledge of an enormous turnip... This is a fun and educational story for the Christmas period, which children will enjoy performing, and the associated resources also make it straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. Key information: Age range: 6-9 years Show running time: 40-45 mins Number of parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school Christmas performance and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. Please note: a script only version of this show is also available: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-davey-the-donkey-ks1-and-ks2-primary-christmas-show-play-script-11413498
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