Speaking and Listening - Making a Murderer

Speaking and Listening - Making a Murderer

Research notes template for learners to research 5 murderers in preparation for speaking and listening assessment to discuss these whilst incorporating further discussion about corporal punishment.
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Edexcel Functional Skills English Revision Workbook (Fast Track)

Edexcel Functional Skills English Revision Workbook (Fast Track)

A revision tool to use with students who are getting ready for the 3 elements of the Functional Skills English Qualification: Speaking and Listening - Hints and tips; including a reflective tool for students to use after they have carried out their SLC assessments. This tool was highlighted as excellent practice by external verifiers from Edexcel. Reading - Hints and tips on how to approach each question as part of the Edexcel exam; with an opportunity to attempt 2 practice reading exams. Students that I have used this with have found it to be very useful and felt their confidence grew as a result. Writing - How to use persuasive techniques in writing, how to plan and structure a range of different writing tasks; with an opportunity to reflect on how they could improve their writing further. They also have an opportunity to complete two practice writing exams. I hope you find it useful.
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Level 2 Functional Skills English (E-resource) - Full module

Level 2 Functional Skills English (E-resource) - Full module

Fully interactive resource that incorporate material needed to work towards a level 2 Functional Skills qualification in English, which can also be useful as a starter guide for students and equally as a homework tool or revision guide. I have also used it with students as an independent study tool; which is helped by the fact that it is so interactive; incorporating games, videos and hands on tasks to build confidence and independence. I have included screenshots of a couple of example pages direct from the e-resource, with the contents page links taking you straight to the information you would like to interact with. You will be purchasing the sharing link which will open the online magazine which you can view and interact with online; or download as a pdf file if you prefer. The embedded videos will then become a qr code for you to scan and access from the paper-based version. Enjoy!
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London Fashion Week - Team Building activity

London Fashion Week - Team Building activity

A team building activity based upon London Fashion Week. Students work together to design and develop an outfit for a variety of different reasons e.g. interview wear, casual wear etc. Students must carry out research on which to base their ideas upon and they must show their design ideas. Once they have developed their outfit, they choose the digital method for showing their creations. Can easily be adapted to incorporate different cultures and beliefs etc
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Level 1 Functional Skills English Workbook

Level 1 Functional Skills English Workbook

This workbook was developed for level 1 students studying Functional Skills in English. It covers all the required subjects as part of the qualification and could be used as revision or as an independent learning resource. All subjects include an explanation on how to develop their literacy skills, with opportunities to practice their skills. Any feedback is very welcome. Pam
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Level 1 Functional Skills Maths Workbook

Level 1 Functional Skills Maths Workbook

This workbook was developed for level 1 students studying Functional Skills. It covers all the required subjects as part of the qualification and could be used as revision or as an independent learning resource. All subjects include an explanation on the mathematical processes with opportunities to practice their skills. Any feedback is very welcome. Pam
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Digital Footprint and Online Safety

Digital Footprint and Online Safety

A thought-provoking session about the information we share online and what we agree to in the terms and conditions. You can run it as a whole session or break it up into smaller chunks. The presentation has links to videos and quizzes. Also includes a tutorial for altering the app permissions for both android and apple devices. Useful for PSED, ICT and Functional Skills English Speaking and Listening discussions.
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Academic Calendar 2017 -2018 (British Values, Religious Festivals, UK health days, PSE, E&D)

Academic Calendar 2017 -2018 (British Values, Religious Festivals, UK health days, PSE, E&D)

An academic calendar, loved by OfSTED, including the following information: Monthly Fundamental British Values themes Religious festivals UK, European and World health promotion campaigns Equality and Diversity issues. Monthly Personal, Social and Emotion topics All incorporated throughout a full academic calendar ranging from August 2017 - July2018. A great tool to help you with planning your curriculum themes and topics throughout the year; supporting the Prevent Agenda.
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Functional Skills Speaking and Listening ideas

Functional Skills Speaking and Listening ideas

A wide variety of different tips and tricks for teaching speaking and listening; including activities to use with your students undertaking this part of the Functional Skills qualification. A very useful guide and a great tool to start with.
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English Games

English Games

A collection of games to use with young people to embed English and technology in your lessons.
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Fundamental British Values - Living in a dictatorship

Fundamental British Values - Living in a dictatorship

Introductory lesson about FBV which facilitates group discussion about what live would be like without a democracy. The resources splits the group into 3 smaller groups who will discuss the dictatorship rules they have been given (examples from a variety of dictatorships) , how FBV have been overruled and the impact upon life. They then feedback the rules to the rest of the group and their ideas. A good session to also introduce the use of propaganda, which can be developed further. The Prevent agenda is evident throughout.
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Writing an Article

Writing an Article

Article writing tasks; including an opportunity to cover formal letter writing for Level 2 Functional Skills learners.
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Taking Part in a Discussion - Compliments

Taking Part in a Discussion - Compliments

Information document for students on accepting and dealing with compliments as part of a group discussion; responding appropriately specification during a Functional Skills Speaking and Listening Assessment process.
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Scatter Graphs and Correlation

Scatter Graphs and Correlation

PowerPoint to use as an introduction to the subject of scatter graphs and correlation; includes differentiated aims and objectives to start. Examines relationships and looks at both positive and negative correlation. Task included to be used as an exit ticket.
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PowerPoint Timers for presentation.

PowerPoint Timers for presentation.

A very useful tool for teachers to incorporate timers into displayed activities. All include a variety of different timings in seconds and minutes which are easily adaptable to meet your needs. A great way to embed maths into your sessions and also useful when supporting students to plan and manage their own time for the set learning activities. My own students have used these timers when practising their presentations to ensure that the meet the timed requirements. Any feedback is appreciated. Pam
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Facebook Introductions

Facebook Introductions

A great tool for getting to know your students; and for students to get to know each other. This resource has been designed ask general questions that are usually asked when you set up your own profile page. I became my current students' teacher very late in the academic year and it proved vital for me to find out a little about them. I hope it helps you :)
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Perimeter, Area and Volume reference tool

Perimeter, Area and Volume reference tool

Reference guide to cut out and laminate as a bookmark or to stick in your students book for revision. Feedback from students who have used it has been very positive - they like being able to refer to it when required and it helped to raise their confidence when working on this subject.
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Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Guide

Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Guide

Reference guide to cut out and laminate as a bookmark or to stick in your students book for revision. Feedback from students who have used it has been very positive - they like being able to refer to it when required and it helped to raise their confidence when working on this subject.
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Converting Metric Units of Measurement

Converting Metric Units of Measurement

Reference guide to cut out and laminate as a bookmark or to stick in your students book for revision. Feedback from students who have used it has been very positive - they like being able to refer to it when required and it helped to raise their confidence when working on this subject.
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