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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. Discover a fantastic range of primary resources to excite and inspire your pupils in different topics and themes.

  • Sports Day

    Sports Day

    Organise and manage a whole school sports day to develop skills in different games and athletic events

  • Topic Wall

    Topic Wall

    Use a classroom display to map understanding, development and progression in a cross-curriculum topic

  • Story Plays

    Story Plays

    Develop and strengthen drama and oral skills by performing plays to illustrate the narrative sequence in favourite stories

  • Class Marking

    Class Marking

    Use classroom marking to support assessment and progress of pupil development in different curriculum subjects and skills

  • Local History

    Local History

    Develop cross-curricular skills by exploring the history and location of different buildings found in the local area

  • Home Science

    Home Science

    Develop practical and investigative skills in science using different features and parts of a family home

  • Outdoor Maths

    Outdoor Maths

    Practise and refine number, geometry, measurement and statistics skills in maths when working outside of the classroom

  • Total Eclipse

    Total Eclipse

    Use a total eclipse of the Sun to develop understanding about light and shadow and the Earth’s position in space

  • Garden Measurements

    Garden Measurements

    Measure, compare and convert different lengths, masses and capacities found around the school grounds

  • Classroom Exits

    Classroom Exits

    Manage and organise an orderly exit from the classroom for different times and routines as part of the school day

  • Class Assembly

    Class Assembly

    Hold an assembly in the classroom on different themes, topics and stories to support spiritual and emotional development

  • Lesson Differentiation

    Lesson Differentiation

    Plan how to use lesson differentiation to support and promote educational progress for different ability levels

  • Number Steps

    Number Steps

    Identify and record divisions on sets of different number lines to show sequences of numbers with four digits

  • Number Rules

    Number Rules

    Identify and record sets of four digit numbers that can match a range of different statements about numbers

  • Word Sentences or

    Word Sentences or

    Select and use words with the common letter strings or to complete different sentences

  • Word Sentences air

    Word Sentences air

    Select and use words with the common letter string air to complete different sentences