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Ships and Boats

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in all curriculum subjects for Key Stage One to teach about the construction and function of different ships and boats

  • Sea Voyage

    Sea Voyage

    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean

  • Ship Sounds

    Ship Sounds

    Select, compose and play different sounds using high and low pitches made by ships and boats when at sea and in harbours

  • Harbour Sounds

    Harbour Sounds

    Explore and illustrate different ways of playing percussion instruments to alter their pitch to show sounds that might be heard in a harbour

  • Ship’s Horn

    Ship’s Horn

    Explore and record different ways of playing musical instruments to alter the pitch of a sound representing a ship’s horn

  • Sea Shanties

    Sea Shanties

    Practise singing and playing songs about working on board a ship using high and low pitches

  • Changing Pitch

    Changing Pitch

    Explore and record different ways of playing musical instruments to alter the pitch between high and low

  • Sea Voyage

    Sea Voyage

    Compare and describe the musical pitch of different objects that might be used on board a sailing ship

  • High or Low

    High or Low

    Identify and describe the pitch of sounds made by different objects and musical instruments

  • Harbour Life

    Harbour Life

    Identify and describe industrial, commercial and recreational activities that can happen in a harbour and compare with other locations around the world

  • Harbour View

    Harbour View

    Design and build models to illustrate some of the different activities that can happen in a harbour

  • Harbour Living

    Harbour Living

    Describe and record the differences and similarities between living in different localities

  • Harbour Recreation

    Harbour Recreation

    Explore some of the different recreational activities that can happen in a harbour location

  • Seaside Sculpture

    Seaside Sculpture

    Select and use a range of different natural materials found on a beach to produce some model sculptures on the theme of the seaside

  • Sculpture Review

    Sculpture Review

    Suggest additions and improvements to a seaside sculpture produced using different beach materials

  • Seaside Art

    Seaside Art

    Build and shape a sculpture to reflect the seaside using materials found on a beach

  • Sculpture Design

    Sculpture Design

    Uuse a range of different beach materials to plan and design a sculpture on the theme of the seaside