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Teacher Resources and Useful Information

All Supply Teachers are expected to take along appropriate resources. Please visit the following links for assistance and you are also very welcome to make use of our Teacher Resource library in each branch.

LATEST NEWS ON CHANGES TO THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM

There are lots of changes happening across education from September 2014.

Please find attached the whole Primary National Curriculum, the Secondary National Curriculum and the summary of changes information document for Schools in England.

If you are a Primary Teacher, please bear this in mind:

Teachers should note that in the 2014 to 2015 academic year, pupils in years 2 and 6 should be taught the current programmes of study in english, mathematics and science. These pupils will sit the current key stage 1 and 2 tests respectively. New tests will be available from 2016.

If you are Secondary School Teacher:

Pupils in years 10 and 11 in 2014/15, who will be taught the new national curriculum in all subjects except english, mathematics and science programmes of study, where they will study the current key stage 4 programmes of study. The new national curriculum in english, mathematics and science will be introduced from 2015, alongside reformed GCSEs in these subjects.

 

General Information

Pension Auto-Enrolment – Latest information

www.education.gov.uk – This is where the National Curriculum, APP and AfL documents can now be found – it also has a page of links to the ‘Teachers TV’ video content.

www.ofsted.gov.uk – The office for standards in Education

www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/returning-to-teaching – Information for teachers returning to the profession

 

Lesson Plans

Science lesson plan

English lesson plan

DT lesson plan

 

Important Information for NQTs

‘Your First Year’ – an essential guide for new teachers!  pdf-logo

General Teaching Resources

‘101 Brilliant Ideas’ – read this for some great lesson tips! pdf-logo
www.bbc.co.uk/learning – The BBC learning zone – all age ranges

www.tes.co.uk/resources – On-line version of the education newspaper and free resources – you need to register but the quantity of resources is vast

www.learnthings.co.uk – Guardian Education website with free resources

www.supplybag.co.uk – Has mainly primary resources, but also lots of general advice for supply teachers

www.senteacher.org – Free SEN teaching resources – printables and on-screen games

www.teachable.net – Good resources for all Key Stages

www.schoolsnet.com – Good resources for all Key Stages

www.scholastic.co.uk – A world of free resources

www.topmarks.co.uk – Links to lots of good resources – all Key Stages

www.teachers-direct.co.uk/resourcesSome very good web links for all Key Stages

www.transportdirect.info – Gives you times/routes of buses/trains from your address to schools/nurseries

 

Primary Teaching Resources

Scheme Of Work

Click above for a FREE Maths Mastery scheme of work from ‘Maths – No Problem!’

www.phonicsplay.co.uk
A site packed with interactive phonics games, phonics planning, assessment ideas and many teaching ideas and resources to help children to learn.

www.teachprimary.com – Online version of the magazine, with news and fantastic lesson plans

www.ictopus.org.ukICT resources for primary

www.supplybag.co.uk – Fantastic primary resources

www.primaryresources.co.uk – Has resources for everythingfantastic site for primary teachers

www.activityvillage.co.ukPrintable sheets for Foundation Stage/KS1, and lots of themed activities (ie. Halloween crafts)

www.happychild.org.uk – Great free resources, with an international focus

www.teachingimage.com – Maths worksheets and resources for KS2

 

Teaching Assistant Resources

www.teaching-assistants.co.uk – Links and resources

www.tes.co.uk/teaching-assistants-whole-school-teaching-resources/Lots of free resources

www.twinkl.co.uk – Lots of good primary resources

www.learningsupport.co.uk – No longer updated, but all the past online magazines can be viewed

 

Secondary Teaching Resources

www.teachsecondary.com – Online version of the magazine, with news and fantastic lesson plans

www.collinseducation.com – Links to good resources and plans for various subject areas

www.teach-ict.com – ICT resources for secondary teachers

www.theteachernet.co.uk/secondary/Links to schemes of work and other resources

http://.learn.christianaid.org.uk/TeachersResources/secondaryGood for one-off lessons and assemblies

 

Recommended Books:

Michael Parry, 100 Ideas for Primary Supply Teachers: Primary School Edition – Lots of good ideas

Paul Barron, Classroom Gems – Lessons and activities

Paul Black, Inside the Black Box – Assessment for learning

David Hargreaves Publications – Assessment for Learning

Bill Rogers: Effective Supply Teaching – Resource for Supply Teachers

 

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