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Scrummy Structures (Key Stage Two)

This resource, aimed at Key Stage Two, looks at the how the properties of a material lead to it being used for a particular purpose. The lesson plan provides links to the topics of everyday materials and their uses, forces and design and technology. Children are asked to make observations of lifeboats thinking...

Sea the Heat

This resource, aimed at Key Stage Two, investigates heat transfer as one of the principles of heat pumps used to heat lifeboat stations. Linking to the topics of materials and their properties and changes of state, children learn how heat moves from high energy (warm) to lower energy (cold) down a gradient and how...

Stuck in the Mud

Aimed at Key Stage Two, this resource looks at the problem of launching RNLI lifeboats from different types of terrain in all kinds of weather. Linked to work on forces, shape and space and design and technology, it introduces the concept that both force and area affect the pressure applied on a surface. Working...

Scrummy Structures (Key Stage Three)

In this activity, students consider how engineers build the hull of lifeboats so that they are light and strong. Students are challenged to construct a beam using cheese crackers, wafers, paperclips, bridge supports. They can consider building beams using a wider range of materials such as aluminium or wood beam...

Creative Computing with Scratch

This resource from the MIT team where Scratch originated consists of a teacher guide and student workbook.

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Careers Engagement: a Good Practice Brief for Leaders of Schools and Colleges

This report highlights the principles of effective Careers Education Information and Guidance (CEIAG) as evidenced and agreed by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL); the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL); the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER); and the 157 Group. The...

The Digestive System

This resource provides a lesson about digestion in humans, linked to curriculum objectives. It is structured around a series of captivating, educational films. The films highlight the structure and function of the key organs of the digestive system, focusing on what happens at each stage on food's incredible...

Life Cycles

Aimed at primary learners, this resource provides a lesson which looks at the life-cycles of plants and animals looking at several examples including human, frog and poppy. The main stages of development in each of these organisms are highlighted and the length of each compared. Teacher’s notes provide...

Choosing Suitable Materials

Aimed at primary learners, this resource provides a lesson which allows children to explore the properties of materials and decide how they may make them suitable or unsuitable for a particular purpose. Captivating educational films provide the basis for many discussions and activities. Teacher’s notes...

The Moon

Aimed at primary learners, this resource provides a lesson which looks at the phases of the Moon and how we observe it from the Earth. A detailed lesson plan incorporates subject knowledge, classroom activities, structured educational films, possible misconceptions and questions which check understanding. The...

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