Almost a decade ago, Surfers Against Sewage conducted a Plastic Pollution Brand Survey; a brand audit that revealed that the majority of all beach litter (56%) was attributable to just twelve corporations, dubbed the ‘Dirty Dozen’. Use the PowerPoint to introduce the students to this historical data as well as their challenge and the reasons behind it. Together, explore the data gathered 10 years ago that led to the naming of the ‘Dirty Dozen.’ Speculate about how it may be different 10 years later.
Ranging from scene setting in which the children will become familiar with the forest environment to making maps, using symbols and developing associated language. It's brilliantly hands on and creative!
Use the well loved story, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, to build confidence in descriptive language. Best introduced in a wonderful sensory environment such as a woodland, shore line or meadow, this lesson will encourage children to broaden their descriptive language and confidence as story tellers and story writers.
Ideal as either a guided reading session or for whole class learning, this resource gives an idea for one of so many ways that the wonderful text Window by Jeannie Baker can be used. From structuring an exploration of inference, to provoking debate about urbanisation, this book is without limits.
Fractions are everywhere this festive season! Begin by spotting patterns and fractions in wintery shapes and go on to create your own simple baubles which are exploding with mathematical facts! This is an excellent way to use up all those scraps left over from Christmas card making, teaching children about recycling and reuse of materials.
Identify how trees from around the World are adapted to suit their environment in different ways, sometimes in challenging environments, with this fun and interactive lesson written in partnership with One Tree per Child. Develop initial ideas and expand learning from the classroom to the outdoors using inspiration from trees.
Meeting curriculum requirements for PE and Science for KS1, engage your class in this active lesson that explores the life cycles of plants through the composition of stretches and movements. A fantastic resource for an interactive lesson outdoors using plants and trees in your school grounds as inspiration. Thank you to One Tree Per Child for their partnership in creating this resource.
A brilliant way to develop D&T skills whilst getting closer to nature, this activity allows pupils (and teachers) to enjoy learning without worksheets, and shows that a classroom doesn’t need to have four walls! Investigate, design and build natural shelters with this fantastic cross-curricular lesson, created in partnership with One Tree Per Child. Explore what makes a good settlement, and look at dwelling designs across different time periods and different geographical locations.
This resource can be used as a standalone remembrance assembly commemorating the First World War, or extended as a part of a year 6 English lesson guiding pupils through public speaking and preparing their own remembrance speech.
Cities shape our health and well being and people’s decision-making shapes cities. This lesson plan allows children to find their voice and develop their scientific, communication and decision-making skills in order to influence change.