CK-12

CK-12 is a company in the States that offers free curriculum resources with which you, as a teacher, can build your own digital library and share exercises with your class. Some of the resources will not be appropriate for the UK curriculum but there are lots of maths...

WaterAid UK

WaterAid UK has updated resources for schools and, as the weather is exceptionally hot and dry, children are going to become aware of a water shortage here in this country. It would be an excellent time to consider the water problems worldwide. The WaterAid resources...

The Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge run by The Reading Agency, a charity designed to help children and young adults, specifically those lacking resources, transform their lives through reading. “Our work delivers against key national priorities helping the country to build...

The Big Butterfly Count

The Big Butterfly count is running now and if anyone picks this up at home it is a great activity taking just 15 minutes at some time before August 7th. All anyone has to do is count butterflies for 15 minutes on a sunny day where there is plenty of vegetation to...

News & Media Literacy 101

News & Media Literacy 101 is free news & media literacy lessons, videos, and classroom activities for primary school provided by Common Sense Education. These sorts of lessons are really important in helping children begin to understand what news, fake news,...

Finish This…

Finish This… is an autumn musical project being run by the English National Opera: “A new music making programme for KS2 classes; bringing a fusion of opera, film and animation for FREE as a creative springboard for collaborative composition work in the classroom....

The Young RSPCA Photo Competition

The Young RSPCA Photo Competition is running until 16 August, children up to the age of 12 can enter up to five photographs into the competition.   Camera Submissions There is lots of help for children who have a camera and wish to enter, hints, tips, ideas, etc,...

Adobe Express Video Maker

Adobe Express Video Maker is a great way to make class greetings, end-of-year messages home and sharing celebrations that have been recorded with photos, etc. Adobe Express used to be Adobe Shark but it has now been updated and renamed. ” Make a new project for...

Learn about Shakespeare

Did you know that learn about Shakespeare from the learning zone at the Royal Shakespeare Company Learning Zone? “We know that Shakespeare can capture imaginations and that our approaches to teaching and learning unlock potential in children and young people....