The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is fast approaching now and TeachIt has provided lots of Jubilee-related resources. The editable versions are for subscribers but the PDFs are free to all schools. A recent email from Jo Barwell, the Senior Content Lead, announces:...

The Letterbox Club

The Letterbox Club is for children who are cared for, or vulnerable in some other way. Schools and local authorities select the children to receive books monthly. The BookTrust runs the charity which provides parcels packed with books covering literacy and numeracy as...

Barclays Code Playground

Barclays Code Playground offers interactive live classes that could be ideal for a Code Playground afterschool club. “Since 2018, we’ve worked with schools across the country to help students and teachers get the most out of computing sessions. Coding isn’t just...

School Diversity Week

School Diversity Week (20-24 June) is an opportunity for primary-aged children to learn more about kindness and tackling bullying. So many families do not fit the old-fashioned mum, dad, and two-children pattern that it is worth exploring the diversity of family life...

Twinkl Green Planet

Twinkl Green Planet is hosting a whole set of free WWF Resources. The resources have been created between Twinkl, the World Wildlife Fund, and David Attenborough. “The Twinkl Green Planet range is a collection of resources designed to help you teach children about the...

Crest Awards

CREST Awards – both Star and SuperStar challenges – have been designed for 5 to11 year olds with the aim of getting them to think like scientists and engineers.  Children complete eight activities that relate to everyday experiences, with each activity...
123ICT Computing Competitions Update

123ICT Computing Competitions Update

Summer Term Scratch Game Competition Date Correction Apologies for giving the closing date of our Summer Term Scratch Game Competition as the 1st of July 2021 in our last competitions email. It should have, of course, been 1st of July 2022.   ‘Make the...

The Platinum Jubilee

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, in June 2022, will be celebrated with a four-day holiday and many local celebrations. Children will already have heard a little about it; but leading up to it, there are shared resources available to download from the Royal...

Electricity in the Curriculum

There are several free resources covering electricity in the curriculum that are shared online. The first shared as Whizz Pop Bang’s Electric Art pack contains everything needed to teach a full lesson on electricity and circuits for year 6. “Prepare to inspire your...
123ICT Computing Competitions Update

123ICT Computing Competitions Summer Term 2022

The first two competitions of the summer term for this year are the ‘KS1 Online Safety Graphics Poster’, and the ‘KS2 Online Safety Comic Strip’  We think that these two challenges will hopefully keep online safety firmly on the agenda, where it belongs, and also give...