This work booklet guides pupils through vital mapping skills by giving them a ‘how to guide’ as well as a chance to practise their new skills in a variety of questions and tasks. The booklet is aimed at children in upper KS2 and lower KS3 and can be easily adapted to suit. The booklet can be given at the end of a unit of work or spread out across several lessons.
The mapping skills included in this work booklet include:
4 Figure Grid References
6 Figure Grid References
Each topic above includes a one-page ‘how to guide’ and well as a corresponding 'activity sheet.'
Download is in pdf format.
This resources includes 3 PowerPoint Presentations with a focus on Non-Verbal Reasoning Questions.
Each PowerPoint focuses on a different type of Non-Verbal Reasoning question regularly seen in 11+ Entrance Exams and CEM Tests.
The PowerPoints each include tips and strategies on how to approach the questions and are ideal to go through before pupils attempt worksheets or a set of questions.
The 3 topics/PowerPoint included in this resources are:
Identifying and Applying Changes to Shapes
3D Cubes and Nets
Coded Shapes (trying to work out what element of the shape the letter stands for).
A selection of different report writing examples and templates to assist you with writing a generalised report for students in your form or tutor groups as well as for the subject of Geography. These resources are best used when writing reports which are to include an overview of students’ subject reports as well as their other commitments in school, for example, art, sport or music activities. Several other documents can also be used for writing subject-specific reports
The report examples in this download range from capable/high achieving students to students with poor focus and concentration as well as those involved within the wider school community.
- 11 Different Form/Tutor Group Reports Included
- 4 Different Year 5 End-of-Term reports Included
- Each report includes highlighted possessive pronouns (he/she/him/her) and well as blank lines to easily identify relevant changes to be made.
- Reports range from approx. 200 - 400 words in length
- Available for download on Pages and as a Word document.
This resource provides 4 separate lesson outlines for an introductory ‘Reasoning’ Scheme of Work. The resource outlines the themes and lesson objectives and provides suggested activities, the worksheet referred to in unit plan are taken from the CGP Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning books.
The unit plan focuses on a verbal reasoning task in the first week before rotating to a non-verbal reasoning task the following week and so on. Each week includes some potential questioning to pose to the class as a plenary activity. This resource is an ideal introductory plan to prepare pupils in Years 3-5 for possible 11+ Entrance Exams.
Links closely to several literacy and numeracy national targets.
Included in this resource:
- Volcanoes and Earthquakes Crib Sheet, ideal for revision of the topic. Traffic Light colour coding allows differentiation between questions and activities.
- A tabled worksheet with an example focusing on the four main types of plate boundaries: Conservative, Constructive, Destructive, Sliding.
Resources come with PDF, Word and & Keynote formats.
This scheme of work is suitable for KS2 Year 5-6 Geography and includes an 11-week plan and resources.
Week 1-5: Unit based on ‘Rivers’ focusing on the water cycle, three sections of a river, river features and river processes (erosion, transportation and deposition). The unit culminates in a small assessment piece which requires the children to build a “foil river” using the Learning Power Approach, followed by a written task. All assessment rubrics are included.
Week 6-11: Unit based on ‘Mapping Skills’ including lessons on grid references, compass points, contour lines and location knowledge. The plan also includes a detailed plan and resource for a Compass Fitness lesson outside which is ideal in the Summer Term.
Save time and hassle creating your own birthday display chart with this resource. Choose from two designs (balloons or cupcakes), simply print, laminate and personalise according to the birthdays in your class. This high-quality resource also comes with number candles to write the names of your pupil’s birthdays before adding to the respective cupcakes.
Promote peer feedback and self-reflection in your lessons by giving your pupils the opportunity the reflect on their own learning before and after a lesson.
This resource includes 10 x Subject Peer Feedback Sheets with an emphasis on reflecting on their peers’ presentation performance with criteria including physical and vocal skills.
Included is also a self-reflection sheet which requires pupils to rate their understanding before and after the lesson and gives them the opportunity to identify areas that went well as well as well as what could be improved.
A selection of different report writing examples and templates to assist you with writing a generalised report for students in form or tutor groups as well as several subject-specific report writing examples for the following subjects: Geography, Spanish, History and Religious Studies
These resources are best used when writing reports which are to include an overview of students’ subject reports as well as their other commitments in school, for example, art, sport or music activities.
The report examples in this resource range from capable/high achieving students to students with poor focus and concentration.
7 Different Spanish Report Templates (Aimed at Year 6/7 Beginners)
13 Different Year 5 End-of-Term reports Included
6 Religious Studies Report Comments/Templates
6 Geography Report Comments / Templates
4 Brief History Comment Banks (Focus on ‘Stuart’ Period and English Civil War)
Each report includes highlighted possessive pronouns (he/she/him/her) and well as blank lines to easily identify relevant changes to be made.
Reports range from approx. 200 - 400 words in length
Available for download on Pages and as a Word document.
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning is becoming increasingly important for entrance into many independent secondary schools at the 11+ age group.
Included in this resource is:
1 x Verbal Reasoning Exam Paper (Compound Words / Coded Questions / Synonyms etc.)
1 x Non-Verbal Reasoning Exam Paper (Odd One Out / 3D Net Shapes / Pattern Identification etc.)
Annotated Mark Schemes for both papers
The exam papers are aimed at the Year 6 age group (11 years old) and each paper is 30 minutes in duration.
Resources are provided in PDF and Microsoft Word Format
PE Lesson Lanyards are ideal for those pupils in your class who aren't physically participating in your lesson due to injury, illness or otherwise.
Pupils pick out a lanyard at the start of the lesson and they are required to assume the role they have chosen.
Lanyard Roles include:
- Warm Up Coach
- Fitness Coach
- Referee / Umpire
- Performance Analyser
- Tactics Coach
Each card provides the people with their activity for the lesson and when attached to a lanyard can be worn throughout the duration of the lesson, great for demonstrating inclusive practice.
Lanyards can be laminated for continued use in subsequent lessons.
This resource includes 5 high-quality Geography Revision Crib Sheets for use at the end of a topic or when revising for an exam.
Aimed at the GCSE and Common Entrance Geography curriculums, the sheets include the main points of information as well as some exam-style questions to practise.
The five revision sheets included are:
Rivers - focusing on erosion/weathering, formation of river features, upper, middle and lower course of a river.
Population & Settlement - focusing on birth and death rate, push and pull factors and settlement types and hierarchy.
Weather & Climate - focusing on difference between weather and climate, factors influencing microclimates, types of rainfall and the 'Water Cycle.'
Coastal Landforms - focusing on the erosion and deposition processes that cause landforms such as headlands, bays, spits etc. The crib sheet also focuses on the management techniques in order to protect coastlines.
Earthquakes & Volcanoes - focusing on the layers of the Earth, types of plate boundaries and ways to predict and prepare for an earthquake or volcano.
Decorate your classroom with eye-catching and engaging images that focus on allowing the children to identify their feelings and choose the manner in which they wish to be greeted each morning.
Ideal for a focus on pupil wellbeing and identification of emotions.
Morning Greeting Images Include:
Emotions/Feelings Images Include:
I’m Not Sure?
Plus many more…
Promote a calm, centred approach to each day by introducing time to practise meditation yoga in your classroom. These yoga cards include 10 different poses that pupils can have a go at individually or in small groups. This resource could form the basis of your starter activity in a PE lesson.
Each card contains an image and three tips to completing the pose as well as two extension ideas if they have mastered that pose.
The resource also includes a card that outlines all of the poses and their names.
A clear, easy to read resource available to download in pdf format.
Encourage the children in your class to continue their reading over the half-term with a Halloween-themed book bingo sheet.
Children can work towards completing a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line or go for the full house!
Save yourself time by completing a whole-class feedback sheet tailored to a Geography exam.
Plenty of space to give individual feedback at the bottom of the sheet to make it personalised.
Please let me know what you think by reviewing this download.
This resource can be used as a standalone poster to display in the classroom or as individual elements to place on a larger scale classroom display board. I have included the resource on a black background from which you can cut out for a striking display. The first slide is intended to show you a suggestion of how you may choose to set up your classroom display.
All display elements are included: titles, speech bubbles, text and varying sizes of arrows.
Elements can be made smaller or larger to fit your display board when printing or photocopying.
This resource consists of six different word searches all related to current geographical topics. Each word search has 15 words to find.
The topics/word searches include:
Weather & Climate
Population & Settlement
Transport & Industry
As the Christmas season draws closer, create a festive atmosphere in your classroom with a selection of different activities that are sure to keep your pupils entertained during those extended Form times.
This resource is a 20-page pdf booklet of Christmas-themed activities including:
And many more…