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Pancake day resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2017-02-20 20:16

This year Shrove Tuesday is on February 28th 2017
If you’re looking for pancake resources, follow this tag:

Shrove Tuesday (9 resources – English, maths and ICT. E2-L2)

Valentine's Day resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2017-01-26 20:49

Follow this tag to find resources for Tuesday Feb 14th 2017

Snow resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2017-01-12 21:56

Sorry, we don’t have a Thunder Snow resource (yet).
However, for snow related resources simply type snow into any search box or follow this search tag to find the following:

  • L1-L2 Snow Days Functional English task sheets (reading & writing)
  • Snow Maths (E3-L2)
  • Volume of snow (L2 maths)

Christmas and other seasonal resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2016-11-27 17:16

Follow these tags to find seasonal resources:

Alternatively, type the search term such as Christmas into the search box.

Children in Need (18 Nov 2016) resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2016-11-18 09:27

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

Remembrance Day resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2016-11-07 15:01

Follow this tag to find seven Remembrance Day resources covering maths, English and ICT.

Follow this tag to find Halloween maths and English resources (5 resources).

For Bonfire Night ideas (maths and English) follow the Guy Fawkes tag (6 resources)

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

'The Apprentice' resources

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Mon, 2016-10-17 15:27

Just in case you’ve missed them: we have two Functional English / Literacy resources based on the popular TV programme. Jodie Travis’ 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.

Sorry I’m a bit too late for Mother’s Day and St David’s day but follow these tags to find various topical resources

Easter (9 resources)
Mother’s Day (3 resources)
Spring (4 resources)
St David’s Day (1 resource)
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

Leap year - celebrate your extra day!

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2016-02-28 21:35

One brand new resource – plus a suggested link from last year.
Have a good February 29th!
http://www.skillsworkshop.org/resources/leap-year-comprehension (E3-L2 Functional English resource)
http://www.skillsworkshop.org/node/5157 (interesting link to an article and good discussion prompt) about an 84 year old women who celebrated her 21st birthday on Feb 29 2012)

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