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I am a primary school teacher with a passion for healthy living and fitness and love to get pupils engaged in learning about leading a healthy lifestyle and good habits for life. The resources included are lesson plans, power Point Presentations, hands on activities with many cross curricular links.

I am a primary school teacher with a passion for healthy living and fitness and love to get pupils engaged in learning about leading a healthy lifestyle and good habits for life. The resources included are lesson plans, power Point Presentations, hands on activities with many cross curricular links.
KS2 Yr5 - Yr6 RE -Faith, Festivals, Food and Celebrations
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KS2 Yr5 - Yr6 RE -Faith, Festivals, Food and Celebrations

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Planned for upper key stage two this unit of work is a six week block that gives pupils opportunities to research about the different religions and the food they are allowed to eat. The following objectives are laid out below week by week. RE W 1 To Research foods that are forbidden and permitted from different religions from around the world. W 2 Understand through research different cultures have different celebrations and dietary requirements W 3 Research a religion and continue researching about its culture and celebrations W 4 To study in further detail a religion continuing research about its culture and celebrations. W 5 To design a menu for the religion already research selecting food that can be eaten for that religion. Identify the foods that are excluded from their diet from previous research. W 6 To explain what the religious beliefs are. To give an oral account of the religion researched, the festivals, celebrations and the menus designed. I would appreciate any feedback and reviews.
KS 2  PE Athletics Unit of work
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KS 2 PE Athletics Unit of work

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KS 2 PE Athletics unit of work includes 7 lesson plans and instructions for the activities. Suitable for all KS2, Ideally for Yr5 - Yr6 Activities include running short sprints, long distances, hurdle jumping, long jumping, throwing, heaving and fling with a final lesson of a Multi Athletics Olympics I would appreciate any feedback and comments.
KS2 Yr5-Yr6  Science - water transportation around the body
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KS2 Yr5-Yr6 Science - water transportation around the body

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This lesson has been written for KS 2, ideally for yr 5 and yr 6. The crux of the lesson is to find out as a class how water and nutrients are transported in the body to where they are needed. Also gaining an understanding of how blood has a function on the body and the role within the body; as well as understanding what the body’s circulatory system is responsible for and how it transports materials throughout the entire body. Learning objectives: Learning Objective Explain how nutrients and water are transported in our bodies. Understand how the major organs function within the body. I would appreciate any reviews and feedback.
KS2  Science Why eat a balanced diet
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KS2 Science Why eat a balanced diet

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This lesson is suitable for upper kS2 and gives opportunities to research the principles of what a balanced diet is. Understand the reasons why we should eat a balanced diet, by explaining what a balanced diet consists off. By the end of the lesson pupils will be able to give an explanation of a well balanced and healthy diet through the ‘eat well’ plate; successfully categorise the different types of food that make up our diet. Explain what the proportions are; and how we should eat them, recall the differences of good and bad fats and identify processed sugars and natural sugars in food sources. With a focus on teaching Healthy food and exercise involves a balanced diet and keeping fit. Refer the teaching notes and websites. Independent/groups activities include placing foods correctly on the eatwell plate using the word vocabulary document. (Use hoops for the different food groups) Independently design a day’s menu that has the entire food groups in.
KS 2 Yr5-Yr6  PE Cricket Unit of work
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KS 2 Yr5-Yr6 PE Cricket Unit of work

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Surrey Cricket have produced a number of lesson plans to aid the teaching / coaching of cricket within primary schools. The lesson plans have been designed in conjunction with a primary school teacher to meet the needs of those teaching cricket in schools, and to improve the delivery of cricket within education. Included with the teaching of the key skills of cricket and lesson plans are teacher assessment/achievements of skills gained in the six week block that I put together. Lessons are suitable for KS 2 yr 5 & yr 6 For more information about Surrey Cricket Foundation, their web address is: http://www.surreycricketfoundation.org/page/schools/chance-to-shine/primary-school-lesson-plans-4952/ and if you register on their website You might wish to sign up to see what resources are available. Once registered if you click on Play- Learn – Inspire- Compete headings a variety of session plans will be accessible https://teachers.chancetoshine.org/s/login/SelfRegister?startURL=%2Fs%2F&ec=302&utm_medium=Free+Resources+page&utm_source=Website
KS2  RE & PSHE Believing in all things good
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KS2 RE & PSHE Believing in all things good

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The two lessons follow on the the two week block of English Unit of work- Harriet Tubman -and the story Freedom Train by Dorothy Sterling. These two lessons should ideally be taught towards the end of the second week of the English unit of work. The lessons objectives are as follows: RE- Describe and make connections between different features of religions and world views discovering more about celebrations, worship, pilgrimages. Explain three differences between Quaker worship and that of other Christian faiths. PSHE - Describe and understand the emotional well being of the Quaker Society through links between stories and other aspects of the society. Respond thoughtfully to a range of sources of wisdom and to beliefs and teachings that arise from the Quaker Society. George Fox - founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers. It was the Quakers who helped many slaves on the Underground railway to find their freedom. The Well known Chocolate Industry such as Cadbury, Fry and Rowntree were Quakers who helped many workers have a fairer life style, by improving their pay, working and living conditions. Children can use this knowledge to Describe and understand the emotional well being of the Quaker Society through links between stories and other aspects of the society.
KS2 Yr5- Yr6 English, RE & PSHE  -Harriet Tubman and the Quakers
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KS2 Yr5- Yr6 English, RE & PSHE -Harriet Tubman and the Quakers

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This bundle includes a two week block unit of English plans for upper key stage two. Which includes daily PPP, resources, website links and lesson plans. The RE and PSHE lessons also has PPP, web links and resources. These lessons give pupils opportunities to research a religion of their choice, using books and the world wide web putting their computing skills into play. Learning objectives covered for English are: Week One - Fictional Texts – diary /story of a slave –based in the Americas /African Explore the biography of a Harriet Tubman as presented in a range of different texts and sources. Week Two - Understand the meanings of the songs Harriet and fellow slaves sang. Construct in the first person a diary entry, which includes a chant that portrays a meaning and a code organising ideas chronologically. RE - Describe and make connections between different features of religions and world views discovering more about celebrations, worship, pilgrimages. Explain three differences between Quaker worship and that of other Christian faiths. PSHE -
KS2  Fair Trade Farming  & Atlantic Trade Routes
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KS2 Fair Trade Farming & Atlantic Trade Routes

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This bundle is for upper KS2 and includes the following subjects: English, PSHE, History and maths. The English block of 8 lessons pupils will learn all about report writing, farming and land use, why fair trade produce is important to farmers and how climate and weather conditions affect farming in the UK and around the world. By the end of the 8 day block pupils would be able to write their own NCR on farming and fair trade. The PSHE lesson pupils will learn and understand the definition of Fair trade; Explain why Farmers rely on Fair trade for their produce; Discuss issues that are current in the news; discuss how EU sugar reform is endangering the livelihoods of small farmers and develop personal opinions and views. Give pupils opportunities in making suggestions on ways to improve the schools views and practices on Fair Trade. History focuses on Atlantic Trade Routes where pupils will explain the impact of exploration on the way we live today. By the end of the lesson pupils would be able to identify explorers who discovered trade routes and food from around the world; successfully explain how our lives today have been influenced from explorer’s discoveries. Finally able to explain the benefits of why specific food produce are fair trade. Maths – Fair Trade on the High Seas these three lessons pupils will learn to solve problems involving the calculation and conversion of units of measure. Convert between miles and kilometres and work out the time it takes on the high seas and distance in miles to reach a location in the UK or around the world; explain the method of working out the speed, distance & time for the explorers & fair trade routes. These lessons require using IT and internet skills through researching the key topic areas as well as taking notes.
KS 2 Maths  Fair trade on the high sea
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KS 2 Maths Fair trade on the high sea

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These three lessons are for upper KS2 and involves solving problems involving the calculation and conversion of units of measure. Pupils will apply skills in converting between miles and kilometres. As well as working out the time it takes on the high seas and distance in miles to reach a location in the UK or around the world. Applying knowledge is using the time, distance speed equation to all modes of transport – air, sail boat/sea & road. Then choosing a fair trade product and the distance, speed & time it would take to reach a supermarket In lesson two and three, pupils will choose a famous explorer and explore the routes they sailed and produce they brought back to Europe and the UK. There are a number of weblinks that pupils can use to research Explorers and the routes they traveled. These lessons are linked to History - Atlantic Trade Routes and PSHE- What does fair trade mean to you? I would appreciate your feedback and comments.
KS2 Topic Changes in our landscape
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KS2 Topic Changes in our landscape

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KS2 Yr5-Yr6 Geography/History – Changes in our landscapes Topic day- Methods of farming and changing land use. Q. How has methods of farming and land use changed over time? To gain an understanding of how land use and life has changed over time and recognise key topographical features using and reading OS maps identifying land use symbols and scales as well as locations and distances on all scales of maps, including national and world maps. This lesson is for upper KS2 and is an ideal lesson for a topic day where pupils would be looking into farming and land use seeing how much has changed over time. Pupils would use local maps of a county, regional and nationally from a local library - to see how land use has changed over a period of time in the history aspect of this lesson. With a focus on the different farming ways –studying beef, sheep, dairy, arable, mixed, pastoral and renewable energy using Google Earth as a source of information. The aim of the geography lesson is for pupils to consider the changes that can happen in an area and about the impact that these changes can have on both the environment and the people who live there. The curriculum links to Literacy W3 –W4 How farming has changed over time and why Fair trade products are so important, History- Atlantic trade routes /PSHE Fair Trade and Numeracy W5 – Time, distance and speed investigating how far food is exported to. These can be bought also as a bundle. I would appreciate any reviews and comments and if improvements can be made.
KS2 Geography Farm to Fork
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KS2 Geography Farm to Fork

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This Geography lesson is suitable for upper KS2 and gives opportunities for researching different types of farming, expressing views and opinions on farming and how food ends up on our plates. Answering questions: do you know where our food comes from? As a nation should we be supporting our local farmers? There are links to a number of numeracy lessons on how far food travels from farms to end up on the supermarket shelves. Websites provide information on locations of locally sourced food products, and who these farmers sell their produce to. It is not just dairy, rearing animals, crop growing; fishermen are also farmers, catching fish to sell at markets and restaurants. This lesson provides opportunities for discussion on farming life and the produce that is sold to supermarkets and other sources for profit.
KS 2 History Atlantic Trade Routes
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KS 2 History Atlantic Trade Routes

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This lesson is for upper KS2 which can be linked with the PSHE lesson - What does Fair trade mean to you? where pupils will learn all about Atlantic Trade Routes and to be able to explain the impact of exploration on the way we live today. By the end of the lesson pupils would be able to identify explorers who discovered trade routes and food from around the world; successfully explain how our lives today have been influenced from explorer’s discoveries. Finally able to explain the benefits of why specific food produce are fair trade. Learning objective - To explain the impact of exploration on the way we live today. By the end of the lesson pupils would have successfully learnt to identify explorers who discovered trade routes and food from around the world. To explain how our lives today have been influenced from explorer’s discoveries and the benefits of why specific food produce are fair trade.
KS 2  Yr5 - Yr6  Geography Seasons and farming lesson
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KS 2 Yr5 - Yr6 Geography Seasons and farming lesson

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Ks 2 Yr5- Yr6 - Geography - Seasons - Understand and gain knowledge on impact of seasonality on food production around the world. By the end of the lesson children would be able to: summarise and give an explanation why foods are grown in seasons. Identify the climates and locations where food is grown, reared, caught and produced. To locate where food is exported in the world. This lesson entails using search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked and be discerning in evaluating digital content. To use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly. I would appreciate any feedback and reviews for this lesson.
KS2 DT -Menus, tasting and cooking
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KS2 DT -Menus, tasting and cooking

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This six week Design Tech unit of work is for upper KS2 all about Menus, tasting and cooking. This block of work is a practical, fun and involves group work activities over the six week block. With the overall objective to create a menu, buy the ingredients and then prepare the food for their chosen menu. Inviting family members into school to share work produced over the past 12 weeks. There are a number of numeracy lessons that are linked to the DT unit of work which help them prepare for the family invite and presentation these include: Using the 12 & 24 hour clock, timings and preparation. The nutritional value of foods by creating a set of top trump cards, understanding direct and indirect ratio proportion; as well as budgeting, working out cost of ingredients, quantities of ingredients needed in preparing foods. I would appreciate reviews and comments for this unit of work
KS2 Yr5- Yr6 - Art  Food through art work unit of work
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KS2 Yr5- Yr6 - Art Food through art work unit of work

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This six week block is for upper key stage 2 - yr5-yr6 and includes lesson plans, artwork, photos and ppp 's . Based on how food has been represented through the ages by famous artists, by looking at photos of food today and evaluate them according to the media used and style. To taking photos of displays of food to then use in creating own pop art based on Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. This will lead into sketching using different resources and techniques from photos to use for a food package and study how art is used in the packaging of food. By the end of the six weeks children will use examples of artwork to design a food package by researching the web to base own ideas on. This six week art block would lead into a six week block in Design Technology that can be purchased with additional numeracy lessons. I would appreciate any feedback and reviews.
KS2 Geography Farming in the UK
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KS2 Geography Farming in the UK

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These two lessons are for upper KS2. Included in these two lessons are lesson plans, PPP , resources and weblinks including an opportunity for Children to interview a local farmer as well as watch the BBC programme – Jimmy’s Farm Heroes 2008 (1 hour in length), making notes about what is affecting today’s farmers the most. Children in Lesson 1 will compose questions to ask a farmer and interpret his/her answers In Lesson 2 children will understand the link between land use and economic activity. By the end of lesson 1 children will be able to ask open ended questions. Interpret information from different sources and evaluate, from interviewing, that there are physical and human characteristics that affect farming. By the end of lesson 2 children will successfully identify land use; Identify the effect of land use on economic activity. As well as identify the distribution of food from its origin. Included is a photo of some notes the class teacher took when interviewing a local Cornish Farmer. I would appreciate your feedback and comments.
KS2 Geography Locations of food produce
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KS2 Geography Locations of food produce

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This Geography lesson gives pupils opportunities to research where farms are locally; also finding out what produce is farmed and do these farms supply supermarkets? Pupils can also use the links provided to help them research crop and animal production from the different farms in the UK- Using the map pupils can work out the scale – distances in miles/km, then work out the time it would take to transport/deliver the produce to its destination, including counties/countries travelled through. The lesson gives pupils opportunities to research using the world wide web and ways of how they will present their findings from their research. Any feedback and comments would be much appreciated.
KS 2 PE Circuit Fitness  unit of work
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KS 2 PE Circuit Fitness unit of work

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This unit of work offers warm ups, main exercises and cool downs for a six week block which can be extended to twelve weeks as weeks seven to twelve are repeats of weeks one to six. If your a supply teacher and need a PE lesson, this would make a great stand alone lesson as all resources are prepared and ready to use. See Keep fit Circuit Plan weeks one to twelve for background information. Any feedback and comments would be greatly appreciated.
KS 2 Yr5-Yr6  English - Harriet Tubman a story of a slave
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KS 2 Yr5-Yr6 English - Harriet Tubman a story of a slave

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This two week block of plans covers the objectives from the new curriculum on a Biography of an African/American born into slavery in 1820 . Leading into writing own diary entries of a slave in America working on the Plantations. Before teaching this unit of work, start reading the book - Freedom Train the story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling- a moving story of her life while growing up. The book can be purchased online. Week One - Fictional Texts – diary /story of a slave –based in the Americas /African Explore the biography of a Harriet Tubman as presented in a range of different texts and sources. Week two - Understand the meanings of the songs Harriet and fellow slaves sang. Construct in the first person a diary entry, which includes a chant that portrays a meaning and a code organising ideas chronologically. You can purchase in the buddle two additional lessons - A RE and PSHE lesson about the Quakers and their role in the story. RE- Describe and make connections between different features of religions and world views discovering more about celebrations, worship, pilgrimages. Explain three differences between Quaker worship and that of other Christian faiths. PSHE -Describe and understand the emotional well being of the Quaker Society through links between stories and other aspects of the society. Respond thoughtfully to a range of sources of wisdom and to beliefs and teachings that arise from the Quaker Society.
KS 2 English NCR writing
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KS 2 English NCR writing

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This unit of work is for upper KS 2. Pupils will learn all about writing Non Chronological reports, focusing on farming, land use and why fair trade produce is important to farmers, as well as how climate and weather conditions affect farmers in the UK. This unit of work includes 8 lesson plans, 8 PPP’s for each of the lessons, resources and web links to help pupils on their learning journey. This unit of work follows the new curriculum standards, Learning objectives and success criteria are displayed clearly. Other lessons that are linked to this block are PSHE, History and numeracy and can also be purchased as a bundle. PSHE History focus -What does Fair trade mean to you? History – Atlantic Trade Routes Numeracy- Fair Trade on the High Seas