Teaching Ideas

Classroom teaching ideas and lesson planning advice to support busy primary school teachers in Key Stages One and Two and the Foundation Stage

Autumn Watch

Observe and record how the natural landscape around the school is changing during the autumn season

Topic Tree

Demonstrate prior understanding of a new classroom topic and identify questions for further research

Topic Launches

Select and utilise effective ways of launching a new curriculum topic covering a range of subjects in the classroom

First Day

Achieve a successful and less stressful start to the new school year by utilising a range of class management strategies and techniques

Classroom Organisation

Organise and layout a primary school classroom to maximise learning opportunities for all pupils

Kitchen Maths

Develop and practise skills in number, measurement and geometry when working in a family kitchen

Kitchen Science

Develop scientific skills and understanding by exploring and testing the properties of materials found in a family kitchen

Summer Projects

Develop artistic, creative and design skills by participating in a number of projects to celebrate the summer

Summer Sunshine

Develop and refine skills in maths, science and art to explore the effect of the sun on the natural world

Summer Scrapbook

Refine and develop English and literacy skills by recording activities enjoyed by families during the school summer holidays

Summer Goodbyes

Mark the end of the school year by getting the class to participate in activities to reflect on their time in primary school