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Children in Need (Nov 2017) resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2017-11-15 14:00

Simply type Children in Need into any search box or follow this search tag to find the following:

  • Children in Need L1 reading comprehension
  • Children in Need for ESOL (an adapted E2-3 version of the above)
  • Pudsey Collection – E3 Functional Maths

'The Apprentice' resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2017-11-09 16:26

Just in case you’ve missed them: we have two Functional English / Literacy resources based on the popular TV programme. Jodie Travis’s Hired or Fired has been on the site since 2006 but is still as relevant today. In 2011 it was hugely extended and adapted into Matt Barnes’ You’re Hired.

Remembrance Day resources 2017

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2017-11-09 16:22

Follow this tag to find eight Remembrance Day resources covering maths, English and ICT at all levels.

Follow this tag to find Halloween maths and English resources (9 resources).

For Bonfire Night ideas (maths and English) follow the Guy Fawkes tag (7 resources)

… and don’t forget Autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths, listed under the Autumn and Equality and Diversity tags.

There are currently two online FS consultations:

  • one from the Department of Education on the subject content (ends Nov 7)
  • one from Ofqual on the regulation of the reformed qualifications (ends Nov 22)

Please see my recent Facebook posts of Sept 14, 17 & 27 for comments and links.
https://www.facebook.com/skillsworkshop.org/

Wimbledon resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2017-07-04 02:17

Wimbledon starts on Monday July 3rd 2017.
Follow this tag to find four Wimbledon resources.
Resources cover Maths from E2 to L2, and Entry Level English.
Those that are time limited have been updated to reflect this year’s Wimbledon dates, etc.

May Day resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2017-04-27 21:16

It’s an extra special May Day this year as the bank holiday Monday falls on May 1st!

Follow this tag to find three May Day resources.
Resources cover Functional English / Literacy from E1 (Entry Level 1) through to L2 (Level 2).

St George's Day resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2017-03-01 09:44

St George’s Day is April 23rd.

Follow this tag to find five St George’s Day resources.
Resources cover Maths and English from E2 (Entry Level 2) to L2 (Level 2).

Red Nose day / Comic Relief resources - 2017

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2017-03-01 09:41

Red Nose day 2017 is Friday March 24th.
Simply type Red Nose into any search box or follow this search tag to find the following:

  • NEW E3-L2 Red Nose comprehension
  • NEW L1 and E3 Comic Relief maths
  • E1-E2 Comic Relief Functional Skills (maths & English)
  • E1-E2 Red Nose Functional English

For more charity based resources follow our Voluntary and Charity tag

St David’s Day is March 1st, Mother’s Day is March 26, and Easter Sunday is April 16.
St David’s Day (1 resource)
Easter (12 resources)
Mother’s Day (3 resources)
Spring (4 resources)
For more topical tags visit the updated Tag clouds page and scroll down to the Free Tags section.

For gardening resources click on the Contextual tab and select Gardening & Horticulture

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