Teaching Resources

Teaching resources and useful information
All supply teachers are expected to take appropriate resources along to bookings. Even when work is set for the day, it is a good idea to have extra resources and activities ready to fill any spare time and ensure that students are maximising their learning for the day. Click the links below for lots of useful info and resources!

Safeguarding and mental health resources:
This statutory guidance has been updated for 2018. It applies in its entirety to all schools, and is therefore essential reading for all supply staff.

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05c3byd – A great collection of films about mental health for 8-13s

www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/ – Great general info and teaching resources

lancashiresafeguarding.org.uk/ – Information for school staff and all those who work with children and young people

parentzone.org.uk/ – Great teaching resources around online safety and self-esteem

General teaching resources:

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 teaching resources – you need to register but the quantity of resources is vast

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

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

www.topmarks.co.uk – Links to lots of good resources – all key stages

General information:

www.education.gov.uk – This is where the National Curriculum documents can be found, along with other statutory guidance.

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted – The office for standards in education

getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/explore-my-options/return-to-teaching – Information for teachers returning to the profession

www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp – Fab for planning routes to new schools – very easy to use,

Primary teaching resources:
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.activityvillage.co.uk  Printable sheets for Foundation Stage/KS1, and lots of themed activities

www.sparklebox.co.uk – a great source of graphic/ resources, particularly for Foundation Stage and KS1

www.talk4writing.co.uk – Pie Corbett’s writing-focused site, with comprehensive primary resources

www.pobble365.com – this is a simple but fabulous site, with a different picture prompt every day for writing activities – probably most suitable for KS2

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

www.mathschase.com – a game site for basic operations in Maths – great for learning times tables

Secondary teaching resources:

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

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

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