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Poetryclass can help teachers wanting to bring poetry alive in the classroom. It has good ideas for teaching poetry.

7-16 year olds

The Literacy Shed

The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources with teaching ideas suitable for use in the primary classroom. There are some fabulous animations to use as stimulus for writing.

5-11 year olds

Make a Snake Mobile

We show you how to make a simple snake mobile. This activity fits in well with a Chinese New Year topic as the snake is one of the zodiac animals.

6-11 year olds

Bar Charts

Interpret data using bar charts. A number of different levels available including two step questions and varying scales. Works well on an interactive whiteboard in full-screen mode.

7-11 year olds

Free online courses on coding are meant for use in all settings and can be taught by teachers, parents or volunteers. The coding activities are top quality and well worth a look.

6-18 year olds
Teachers, Pupils, Parents

News for Your Classroom

A wonderful site with news stories for children and young people. It is American but it has global stories which could be used as information texts in literacy lessons.

10-14 year olds
Teachers, Pupils

STEM Learning Primary Resources

Support and resources for primary teachers and educators in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths). You will need to register to access online and physical resources, online community groups and more.

5-11 year olds

Autumn Stars and Planets

A short video which explains why the stars that we see in the night sky change with the seasons.

10-16 year olds

UK Space Education Office

Quality resources to improve the teaching of STEM subjects in schools and inspire children through enrichment activities using space as a context for teaching. From ESERO UK, the UK space education office.

5-11 year olds

Alien Attack

Use your knowledge of angles in this game where you defend the Earth from aliens. You can either estimate the angles or read them from a protractor.

9-11 year olds
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