Investigate the Fibonacci sequence with this fantastic outdoor Maths lesson, created in partnership with One Tree Per Child. Pupils can explore number patterns and sequencing in the context of the natural world, using found objects to give their learning relevance, and even apply their sequencing skills to some number pattern poetry. A brilliant way to develop mathematical skills whilst getting closer to nature!
An assembly is a great way to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight or let everyone know about the activities and events the Fairtrade Group are planning for the whole school. Why not use this fun assembly that involves learners in delivering the assembly through role-playing a news bulletin? There’s an optional Reflection, and the “My Fairtrade Adventure” film series supports this assembly too.
If you’re looking for a fun, practical and sustainable activity for your class or eco-team, then this brilliant resource idea from REAP Scotland is the one for you! Turn old plastic into something fantastic: a brand new greenhouse.
Hitting PSHE for KS1, introduce the children in your school to the facts about climate change, the Arctic and explorers with this fun assembly presentation. A series of true and false questions help unravel some of the mysteries about climate change and how it impacts the Arctic, as well as introducing the children to the idea of adventurous scientific exploration.
Originally written for Geography Awareness Week this booklet of missions encourages children to look more carefully at where they live, to consider the neglected parts and the beautiful, to think about their own impact and the impact of others, to explore hidden gems and alien invasions! Wonderfully flexible, easy and engaging this would work brilliantly for an eco-committee wanting to take action beyond the school gates.
The concept of local currencies is a tricky one and the potential benefits are hard to grasp; this lesson makes the learning visual and practical thereby tackling some of the more challenging content in Year 6 maths in a fun and engaging way.
Key Stage 1 Shape work is an absolute gift when it comes to learning outside the classroom. It can provide you with the perfect opportunity to make Maths come to life and get some fresh air at the same time! With a little creativity you can cover all the objectives for Y1 shape work, and many of those for Year 2 with these engaging outdoor sessions.