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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.
Internet Safety Lessons and Activities Bundle (KS1 and KS2)
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Internet Safety Lessons and Activities Bundle (KS1 and KS2)

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This is a great set of internet safety teaching resources for KS1 and KS2, which gives you everything you need for this important area of primary education! Included: *Social media lesson *General internet safety lesson *Digital footprints lesson *Cyberbullying lesson *E-safety activity pack (contains a board game and a word puzzle, plus a selection of the independent tasks from the above lessons) All lessons contain full planning, differentiated activities and a teacher PowerPoint. These lessons and activities 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 a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
'It's a Matter of Time!' Upper KS2 primary school play script
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'It's a Matter of Time!' Upper KS2 primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. Professor McFly is one of the most brilliant scientists of our time, who has finally created his greatest invention...a time machine! Together with his faithful assistant Judy, his not-so-useful friend Bones and his fiercest rival as an unwanted stowaway, the Professor embarks on a breathless journey through history, where he meets his three heroes of science. His adventures are constantly hampered by the evil machinations of Dr. Crow, as well as by the relentless detective work of the dreaded Time Police, leaving the Professor in a race against time to return home. Science fiction meets science fact, with a smattering of history...who could ask for more? 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 science themes and links directly to the following topic: • The IPC Milepost 3 unit 'The Time Tunnel' Key information: Age range: 9-13 Show running time: approx. 60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school 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. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.
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
Five full mental maths sessions for KS2 (part 1)
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Five full mental maths sessions for KS2 (part 1)

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This pack is designed for teaching a series of 5 mental maths sessions, covering a range of important revision skills. The PowerPoint contains 5 slides, each with a stand alone mental maths session that lasts approximately 20 minutes (see sample page for an example). Topics covered include mental calculations with all number operations, measures, shape, fractions, decimals, money, place value and problem solving. The PowerPoints can be used on screen for whole class activities or printed for independent/small group tasks. The harder version is aimed at Years 5 and 6, while the easier version is more suitable for younger or less able children. Each session also contains a challenge task for more able pupils. Includes: • 2 PowerPoint presentations of the 5 sessions (easier and harder version) - these also include brief teaching notes • 2 answer sheets Please note: Part 2 of this series can also be found in my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/five-full-mental-maths-sessions-for-ks2-part2-11470786
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
2 Column Addition Lessons for KS2 (with Homework & Planning)
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2 Column Addition Lessons for KS2 (with Homework & Planning)

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This pack is designed for teaching two straightforward maths lessons on the use of column addition for whole numbers and decimals. Both lessons contain differentiated levels of questions and extra challenge tasks. They are most suitable for upper KS2, but can also be easily adapted for other age groups. A set of differentiated homework sheets are included, which could also be used as alternative independent tasks in the main lessons. Includes: • 2 full lesson PowerPoint presentations (including answers) • Differentiated questions (higher, lower and middle ability, plus a further extension task) • 3 sets of differentiated homework sheets with answers • Full planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful maths and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
10 Things In My Little Bag Of Horrors (Halloween Creative Writing)
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10 Things In My Little Bag Of Horrors (Halloween Creative Writing)

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A fun and easy-to-do Halloween activity for KS2 classes, which is ideal for a bit of spooky fun and for creating a simple display. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative list of 10 things that a Halloween horror character would have in their 'Little Bag of Horrors'. Their choices can be as disgusting or creepy as they like, allowing for plenty of creative writing opportunities. The resource also has two writing support frames, so the task can easily be differentiated to your class' needs. I have used the activity across KS2, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation - provides instructions and examples for introducing the activity. • Writing frame 1 - can be completed with the 10 chosen items and then used for display. • Writing frame 2 - can be used to add imaginative written details about each of the children's 10 items and can then also form part of the display. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful 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
100 'What if' Questions
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100 'What if' Questions

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A PowerPoint of 100 'what if' questions, which can be used for discussion in your class. This is an ideal resource for use in KS2 and upper KS1 and covers a variety of topics: *PSHCE (friendships, target setting, relationships, changes, problem solving, etc.) *Internet safety *Personal safety *Moral decisions *Speaking and listening *Fun or unusual situations The 100 questions can be used in a variety of ways, including as a stimulus for discussion, ideas for independent work or just to explore a key topic for your class. They can also serve as part of a wider lesson or as handy 'time-fillers'. The questions can be worked through in order, selected by the teacher in advance or the children can pick them at random. Each main question also has 2 follow-up questions, allowing the children to discuss their ideas in pairs or small groups first. The PowerPoint has also been included in PDF form, in order to allow for easy printing. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)
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3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)

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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
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
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
Maths calculation methods worksheets for all  number operations (primary)
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Maths calculation methods worksheets for all number operations (primary)

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This is a great time-saving set of maths homework sheets! They cover six written calculation methods for multiplication, division, addition and subtraction. The methods covered are: 1. Column addition 2. Number line subtraction 3. Column subtraction 4. Column multiplication 5. Grid multiplication 6. Chunking division in columns Each method contains 3 differentiated versions of the worksheet (LA, MA and HA) and a set of answers. The worksheets all start with a visual example and explanation of the method, followed by 8 questions to answer and an extension/challenge task. I have used these for homework and for independent class work in Years 4, 5 and 6. The sheets are all fully editable, so they could also be adapted for other ages. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful maths and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety
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Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety

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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. It is an ideal resource for Safer Internet Day. 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
Three Internet Safety Assemblies and Lessons (KS1 and KS2)
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Three Internet Safety Assemblies and Lessons (KS1 and KS2)

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This bundle contains three e-safety assemblies and lessons for KS1 and KS2. They are ideal for Safer Internet Day or at any other time of the year. The sessions cover: *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. 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
Full week of instructions work for primary English in KS2 (Years 3 and 4)
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Full week of instructions work for primary English in KS2 (Years 3 and 4)

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This pack contains everything that you will need for teaching a week of instructions in English. All planning, worksheets and support resources are included, as well as the main teaching PowerPoint. The sessions are aimed at Years 3 and 4, but can easily be adapted for older or younger children. Each lesson contains full differentiation, both for challenging and supporting children. The pack includes: * Full teaching PowerPoint for 5 lessons * All planning for 5 lessons * All support materials and worksheets Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
'Chocolate Wars' primary school play script
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'Chocolate Wars' primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. 'Chocolate Wars' tells the tale of King Cocoa's journey of food discovery during a contest to design a wonderful new flavour of chocolate. It 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 healthy eating themes, linking directly to the following topics: IPC milepost 2 units: 'Chocolate and 'Shaping Up' Key information: Age range: 7-11 Show running time: 50-60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30 The show is designed for a whole 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. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for an alternative full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.
'There was an Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' KS1 primary school play script
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'There was an Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' KS1 primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. Mrs. Laces and her many children are a strange bunch...but, then again, what else would you expect from a family that lives in an enormous shoe? Despite their unusual lifestyle and their worries about the dangerous animals that live nearby, they are a happy lot and are not even remotely interested in upgrading to a brick-built dwelling. However, when the youngest daughter wanders off one day, Mrs. Laces has to make a very brave decision indeed. 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 topics: • The 'Habitats' topic in the UK science curriculum • The IPC Milepost 1 science units 'Earth - our home', 'I'm Alive' and 'Live and let live' Key information: Age range: 5-7 Show running time: 30-45 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school 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. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.
'It's a Matter of Time!' Lower KS2 primary school play script
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'It's a Matter of Time!' Lower KS2 primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. Professor McFly is one of the most brilliant scientists of our time, who has finally created his greatest invention...a time machine! Together with his faithful assistant Judy, his not-so-useful friend Bones and his fiercest rival as an unwanted stowaway, the Professor embarks on a breathless journey through history, where he meets his three heroes of science. His adventures are constantly hampered by the evil machinations of Dr. Crow, as well as by the relentless detective work of the dreaded Time Police, leaving the Professor in a race against time to return home. Science fiction meets science fact, with a smattering of history...who could ask for more? 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 science themes and links directly to the following topics: • The IPC Milepost 2 units 'Time and Place, Earth and Space'; 'Explorers and Adventurers'; 'They made a difference' and 'Inventions that changed the world' Key information: Age range: 7-9 Show running time: 45-60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school 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. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.
'Aladdin A Pickle' Primary School Play Script
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'Aladdin A Pickle' Primary School Play Script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. Aladdin is a frustrated singer, who is working for his domineering mother’s window cleaning company. When a strange old man asks Aladdin to clean the windows of his spooky mansion, our hero is given one simple warning...don’t clean the round window on the top floor. Aladdin, of course, cannot resist temptation and gives the window a quick polish; what follows, is a genie-driven chain of unfortunate events which leave Aladdin with a lot of mess to clear up. 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. Key information: Age range: 7-11 Show running time: 50-60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a whole class, year group or school performance and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. This resource contains a script only. Please see the following Goldtopfox TES resource for a full package for this show, including all music and sound effects: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-aladdin-a-pickle-primary-school-play-script-with-all-music-and-sounds-11360618