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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.

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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.
'Davey the Donkey' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script
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'Davey the Donkey' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script

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A full and original Early Years/KS1 Christmas show play script, which is ready to perform and can also be adapted to your performance needs. 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 is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. Key information: Age range: 4-6 years Show running time: approx. 30 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 see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including sound effects and song suggestions: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-davey-the-donkey-eyfs-and-ks1-primary-christmas-show-play-script-with-sound-effects-11362306
New Year Goals Assembly or Lesson for Primary School (2021)
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New Year Goals Assembly or Lesson for Primary School (2021)

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This is an assembly for New Year, which can be used in KS1 or KS2. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, linked to reflecting on individual strengths and setting realistic targets. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for a New Year lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. 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
Great Women in History (Primary Lesson for Women's History Month & International Women's Day)
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Great Women in History (Primary Lesson for Women's History Month & International Women's Day)

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An ideal lesson for International Women's Day (8th March 2018) and for Women's History Month (March). The lesson focuses on discussing famous women from history, identifying their achievements and evaluating why they were so important. The aim is to raise awareness and understanding of the role played by women in helping to shape the world. There are four optional independent tasks as part of the lesson, which can be used at the teacher's discretion. Full differentiation is built into each of these, with challenge activities and support sheets for those who need them. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 2 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *4 activity support sheets *Full planning, linked to history curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2021)
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New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2021)

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This is a PSHE lesson for New Year, 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
Christmas anagram and word search puzzle
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Christmas anagram and word search puzzle

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A Christmas word puzzle for primary children, which is a simple activity to manage during the last few days before the holidays. Includes: • 2 anagram and word search worksheets (one with help and one without) • Answer sheet
Going for Goals and World Records PSHCE lesson
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Going for Goals and World Records PSHCE lesson

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This is a PSHCE or SEAL lesson, which can be used in KS1 or KS2, and links with the theme of 'Going for Goals' or general target setting. The teaching PowerPoint includes a weird world records quiz, as well as all information for the lesson. The independent tasks involve the children setting a realistic school target and creating their own unusual world record. Includes: *Teaching PowerPoint *Independent task sheets (differentiated) *Full lesson planning Please see the Goldtop fox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
10 Things in a Christmas Pocket (Creative English Writing)
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10 Things in a Christmas Pocket (Creative English Writing)

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This pack is designed for teaching a fun English lesson on creative writing with a Christmas theme. It is also ideal as an easy-to-use activity to keep your class entertained as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. It is designed for use in Years 3-6, but can also be easily adapted for other age groups. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative and descriptive list of 10 things that you would find in the pockets of various Christmas characters. The lesson includes an introductory PowerPoint and a pair of writing support sheets. Although the lesson is aimed at upper primary school children, the support sheets could also be used with younger classes. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation (with teacher notes) • Two writing support sheets Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
'Next Stop... Mars!' a Primary School Play Script About a Journey to Mars (script only)
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'Next Stop... Mars!' a Primary School Play Script About a Journey to Mars (script only)

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. It is a momentous moment in the history of space travel - the first manned mission to Mars! A group of (mostly) highly trained astronauts leads us on a thrilling journey to the 'Red Planet', complete with fascinating facts, dramatic action and dreams of alien life. Together, we learn about the reasons why people are so interested in Mars, including hopes for sustaining life there, as well as how difficult life can be for an astronaut. Of course, not all astronauts are as focused and scientific as others... 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 3 unit, 'Mission to Mars' This product includes a show script only. Please note: an alternative version of this show is also available, containing full production notes, teaching ideas, a supporting PowerPoint and all sound effects and music files. This can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-next-stop-mars-a-primary-school-play-script-about-a-journey-to-mars-with-all-music-and-sounds-11472128 Key information: Age range: 8-13 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.
Invent a Contraption to Rescue Santa from a Chimney (Christmas Design and Creative Writing Lesson)
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Invent a Contraption to Rescue Santa from a Chimney (Christmas Design and Creative Writing Lesson)

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This pack is for a fun KS2 Christmas design and creative writing lesson, in which the children will plan an invention to rescue Santa from the chimney. It is also ideal as an easy-to-use activity to keep your class entertained as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. After drawing, labelling and describing the invention, there is also a challenge task of writing instructions for the designs. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation • Design plan template (lower and middle/higher ability) • Instructions writing template I have used this lesson in Years 3-6, but it can also be easily adapted for other age groups. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
English Lesson on Using Commas to add Christmas Information (KS2 Grammar Work)
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English Lesson on Using Commas to add Christmas Information (KS2 Grammar Work)

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This pack is designed for teaching a straightforward Christmas English grammar lesson on the use of commas to add extra information. It is also ideal as an easy-to-use activity to keep your class busy as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. It is aimed at Upper KS2, but the differentiated activity sheets mean that it can also be easily adapted for other ages. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation. • Three differentiated worksheets (higher, lower and middle ability); these also contain extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Easter addition lesson (KS1 maths)
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Easter addition lesson (KS1 maths)

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A fun and easy-to-organise Easter lesson for KS1 addition of 1 or 2 digit numbers. The children need to help the Easter Bunny to find the missing eggs by solving addition problems - a really enjoyable and challenging activity for the final week of term! The lesson can be used in Year 1 and Year 2 (or up to Year 3), as it contains a full range of 6 differentiated activity sheets. Extension tasks, planning and answers are also included. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *6 differentiated activity sheets (covering 1 and 2 digit addition) *Easter code challenge tasks (2 differentiated versions) *Teacher answer sheet *Bonus Easter wordsearch! *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great maths and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Back to School Activity Pack
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Back to School Activity Pack

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This is an ideal set of resources for a range of 'back to school' lessons and activities. It is best suited to KS2, although it can also be easily adapted for younger children. It includes plenty of creative art and writing, some puzzles and a differentiated mental maths activity, making it a handy resource for the first few days of a new term. The overall aim of the activities is to welcome children to their new class, while also giving them some constructive work to do. The activities should also provide you with some useful displays for the start of a new term. The pack contains: *Teaching PowerPoint with introductions and examples for 4 separate activities - design a personal shield; design a target/achievements wall; create a school superhero; design some serious or fun class rules. *Templates for: target wall, shield, superhero design and a rules poster. *Back to school themed anagram and wordsearch puzzles - easier and harder versions. *Mental maths - number bonds. This is differentiated 4 ways (bonds to 20, 100, 1000 and 1). *Answer sheets for the maths. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
'Davey the Donkey' KS1 & KS2 Primary Christmas Show Play Script
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'Davey the Donkey' KS1 & KS2 Primary Christmas Show Play Script

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A full and original KS1/Lower KS2 Christmas show play script, which is ready to use but can also be adapted to your performance needs. 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 is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being 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 see the following 'Goldtopfox' TES resource for a full package for this show, including all sound effects: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-davey-the-donkey-ks1-and-ks2-christmas-show-play-script-with-sound-effects-11413488
Christmas Literacy Fun
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Christmas Literacy Fun

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A set of 3 mini lessons for Christmas themed English sessions. Each activity comes with an introductory PowerPoint presentation and differentiated activity sheets. These lessons are also ideal as easy-to-use activities to keep your class entertained as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. Bundle includes: •Full 'Christmas Jokes' lesson •Full 'Commas to add extra Christmas information' lesson •Full '10 Things in a Christmas Pocket' creative writing lesson
'Charlie's Gift' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script
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'Charlie's Gift' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script

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A full and original Early Years/KS1 Christmas show play script, which is ready to use but can also be adapted to your performance needs. The Wilson family are all excitedly looking forward to Christmas, but there is a slight problem...Charlie Wilson's strange present request. For a very important reason, she wants a one metre tall stepladder and nothing else will do, no matter how much her parents and siblings suggest otherwise. This all means that Santa and his elves have their work cut out, as they race around a variety of unusual characters in their seemingly doomed search for Charlie's gift. Perhaps, however, one forgotten and under-appreciated elf can save the day? This is a fun and educational story for the Christmas period, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. Key information: Age range: 4-6 years Show running time: approx. 30-40 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 see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including sound effects: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-charlie-s-gift-eyfs-and-ks1-primary-christmas-show-play-script-with-sound-effects-11388663
Christmas Jokes (Full Lesson)
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Christmas Jokes (Full Lesson)

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This pack is designed for teaching an enjoyable English lesson on writing with humour through Christmas jokes. It is also ideal as an easy-to-use activity to keep your class entertained as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. The lesson includes an introductory teaching PowerPoint and a pair of differentiated worksheets (with answers). Although the lesson is aimed at upper primary school children, the easier worksheet can also be used with younger classes. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation • Two differentiated worksheets (middle/higher and lower ability) • Answer sheet Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)
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Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)

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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
Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)
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Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)

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Another bundle of popular resources, which are ideal for a relaxing first week back in school with your new class. The lessons and activities are best suited for KS2, but can also be adapted to younger children. Included: *2 fully resourced creative writing lessons: 10 things in a book character's pocket and short story writing. *A set of worksheets connected to 2x, 5x and 10x tables. *A pack of E-safety games, puzzles and activities. *A mixed pack of 'back to school' lessons and activities, covering maths, English and 'all about me'. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Cross-curricular primary Christmas activity pack
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Cross-curricular primary Christmas activity pack

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A set of 3 mini lessons for Christmas themed maths, English and design sessions. Each activity comes with an introductory PowerPoint presentation and differentiated activity sheets. These lessons are also ideal as easy-to-use activities to keep your class entertained as the Christmas holidays draw nearer. Bundle includes: •Full 'Christmas Jokes' lesson •Full 'Santa Chimney Rescue Design' lesson •Full 'Christmas Doubling and Halving' maths lesson