A knowledge organiser about the American artist Andy Warhol. Aimed at UKS2, this contains facts about Warhol’s style and examples of his most famous pieces. Warhol was a key figure in the Pop Art movement and his work has been heavily imitated ever since. His legacy makes him an essential part of the primary school curriculum.
A knowledge organiser about the Dutch abstract artist Piet Mondrian. It contains facts about his art and examples of his work. Suitable for KS1 or KS2.
This Crime and Punishment Knowledge Organiser covers the main features of crime and punishment in the UK during Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Tudor, Georgian and Victorian times. Aimed at UKS2.
A knowledge organiser to teach running stitch, back stitch and whip stitch. The organiser contains diagrams plus instructions.
A knowledge organiser about the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Suitable for all of KS2. Contains facts about her life and work, and photos of key styles and pieces. Yayoi Kusama is a contemporary female artist from Japan.
A knowledge organiser about the Spanish Art Nouveau architect Antoni Gaudi. Contains many pictures of his work and facts about his life.
Six team building games. Good for PSHE lessons, instruction writing and the beginning and end of term. Includes ideas for extension. They are designed to be read by children as well as adults.
A knowledge organiser for a geography earthquakes and volcanoes topic. Includes diagrams, facts and key vocabulary. Designed to be printed double sided on A4. One side covers volcanoes and one side covers earthquakes, longitude, latitude, timezones etc. Included are a pdf version and a publisher version for editing.
This is a twelve question quiz with two questions relating to crime and punishment in the following eras: Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Tudors, Georgians, Victorians and the present day. Can be used as a pre-topic quiz, an end of topic quiz, or a recap later in the year to check retention.
Guided / group reading questions about three of the stories in How the Whale Became and Other Stories: How the Whale Became, How the Elephant Became and How the Bee Became. Each sheet of questions contains vocabulary questions, fact retrieval questions and inference questions. Answers included. These are questions about the text, not the text itself.
A knowledge organiser about the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It contains information about her life and her work. There are examples of some of her most famous paintings. Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who explored themes of identity, disability and nature in her work. She was famous for her many self-portraits where she showed herself exactly as she was, not how other women were usually shown in art.
A knowledge organiser about the English artist L.S. Lowry. Aimed at UKS2, this organiser includes facts about Lowry’s life and artistic style. It also includes examples of his artwork. L.S. Lowry was a English artist famous for his paintings of the industrial north and ‘matchstick men’. He was an official War Artist during WW2 yet was never a full-time artist.
A knowledge organiser about the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. Aimed at KS1 or LKS2, it contains facts about his style and examples of his work.
A set of five history knowledge organisers. They cover; Ancient Greeks, Crime and Punishment, Ancient Maya, Second World War and Vikings and Anglo Saxons.
Two end of term fun quizzes aimed at year five and six, but suitable for slightly older too. The grammar quiz looks at spelling (from the five/six spelling list), punctuation and word classes. The ten questions are all Christmassy themed with illustrations and Christmas jokes. The maths one is aimed at the same ages and has 10 Christmas-themed questions covering word problems, area, shape etc. Ideal for the end of term. Can be completed in teams or individually.
A maths quiz suitable for Year Five/Six. A variety of Christmassy questions (plus answers!) ideal for the end of term. Although the quiz is on a powerpoint designed for whole class/team use, the questions could be easily printed off for individuals. The ten questions cover a variety of topic areas including shape, area, word problems and algebra.
This is a two week block of planning on persuasive writing which looks at holiday adverts. It was designed to be used by children at home during lockdown, but would be also appropriate as an end of term block in school. It was created with a mixed age class of year 4/5/6 in mind, but could be easily adapted. There are a couple of links to BBC bitesize clips, but children without access to this can still use the plans. The example text of a holiday advert is included, and no other resources are needed.