Primary Resources

Teaching resources ideal for use with primary school students at key stages one and two.

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A Boxful of Us

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A show and tell activity, that supports a class to explore who they are.

KS2/3 | 15 Mins | Teacher led

A collaborative activity that gets learners to create a postcard from where they live for sharing with a link partner.

KS1 | 30 Mins | Group

Research shows that gratitude is a powerful way of increasing happiness and positivity. Why not use this powerpoint to encourage your class to build up an attitude of gratitude?!

Being new

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An activity which explores how a student, who is new to a school, perhaps having moved from a different part of the country, or even within the same city, feels about their experience. It is also helpful for students to consider the feelings of those new to an environment, and ways they can welcome them.
All Key Stages | 30 / 60 Mins | Teacher led / Group / Individual

Being New

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An activity which explores how a student, who is new to a school, perhaps having moved from a different part of the country, or even within the same city, feels about their experience. It is also helpful for students to consider the feelings of those new to an environment, and ways they can welcome them.

Britkid

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Using the popular Britkid website, this activity focuses on the different views that we may each have of where we live, and the relationship between identity and place.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Individual

by John Kelly and Steph Laberis ISBN 978-1848694361
This is a great Key Stage 1 resource to explore inclusion and acceptance. It is easy to feel left out or excluded in the playground. Duck wants to join a club and his application is denied. He sets up a new club where all are welcome.

A starter game which moves us on from seeing ourselves just as individuals, to seeing that we are also part of a group with things in common and things that are different.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led

A simple mapping activity that looks at how two communities are connected, and the different routeways and pathways they share.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Teacher led

Four sessions that help learners to explore different features of their identity

Explore a world of emotions using this stunningly illustrated picture book. The lyrical text make every feeling come to life to help children understand the range of emotions that may experience. It can also prompt further discussion about feelings- what they feel like (to themselves and others), how to recognise them and how to express them.

Using Philosophy for Children this activity engages students together in a self-critical (reflective) practice of asking questions, testing ideas and arriving at conclusions.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Group