27 Jun 2019

How to Make a Paper Bowl Jellyfish

What you will need: Paper Bowls Pearlescent Paint Wiggly Eyes Ribbons Crepe Paper Glue Cotton String Tape Scissors Steps:1. Paint the underside of the paper bowl then leave to dry.2. Once it’s completely dry, glue down some wiggly eyes.3. Make a hole in the top of the bowl and thread […]

18 Jun 2019

Smarties Tally Charts (EYFS / Y1...

This Smarties Tally Chart classroom idea is a fun way for EYFS and KS1 children to learn their numbers and place value. Resources: 1 box or tube of Smarties per child (Jelly beans or other suitable alternative) Tally charts (one row per colour) Pencils Colour pencils   Learning Outcomes: Mathematics […]

20 May 2019

Seasonal Detectives (KS2 English...

Resources: Clipboards Pencils Plain paper or sketchbooks Outdoor clothing including wellies Bug pots Trays Magnifying glasses Outdoor education kit – including first aid kit   Learning Outcomes: English – Spoken language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers Ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge of […]

20 May 2019

Make a Boat that Floats – Floa...

Resources: Water tray and water Variety of materials for building boats Scissors Joining materials (Glue, tape, pins etc.) Whiteboards and pens Pictures of a range of different boats and ships   Learning Outcomes: Science – Working scientifically Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways Observe […]

20 May 2019

Place Value Buddies (KS1/KS2 Mat...

Overview:A whole class activity to consolidate understanding of place value. Resources Cards with the correct number of digits (2, 3 or 4) – large enough for display Card with the individual partitioned elements of the numbers for display – for individual pupils. Learning Outcomes – Number and Place Value Year […]

15 May 2019

(KS2 English) Creating a Believa...

Resources: Character and characteristics spinners from Story Spinners Workbooks or paper Writing pencils Flip-chart/whiteboard and pen Learning Outcomes: English/Spoken Language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers Ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for […]

07 May 2019

(KS1 English) Creating A Believa...

Resources: Character and characteristics spinners from Story Spinners Workbooks or paper Writing pencils Flipchart / whiteboard and pen Learning Outcomes: English Spoken Language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers Ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions Give well-structured descriptions, explanations […]

03 May 2019

Sticking to a budget - Money Pro...

Resources: Coins and notes in various denominations Workbooks or other recording method List of daily expenses (Food, fuel, clothes, travel etc.) Learning Outcomes: Mathematics Year 3 Measurement Add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both pounds and pence signs in practical contexts Year 4 Measurement Estimate, compare […]

03 May 2019

Writing for information (Y2 Engl...

Resources: Teeth cleaning props to aid memory Writing frames Pencils Learning Outcomes: English Spoken Language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers Ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for different purposes Maintain attention and […]

03 May 2019

School Sports Premium

What is it? The school sports premium was introduced back in March 2013 to improve the provision of PE in primary schools across England. It is a large pot of money (about £150M annually) that is funded through several government bodies. It is ring-fenced to ensure that it is used […]