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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

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

• ## Topic Wall

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

• ## Story Plays

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

• ## Class Marking

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

• ## Local History

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

• ## Home Science

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

• ## Outdoor Maths

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

• ## 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

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

• ## Classroom Exits

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

• ## Class Assembly

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

• ## Lesson Differentiation

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

• ## Number Steps

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

• ## Number Rules

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

• ## Word Sentences or

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

• ## Word Sentences air

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