Transition Resources for Year 6/ Post SATS

These resources are designed to be used in one session with year 6 (10/ 11 year old) students. Although they will support numeracy, literacy and various other aspects of the curriculum, they are designed to prepare students for secondary school rather than support the year 6 curriculum. There are 6 suggested activities. Although they are…

Water Cycle in a Bowl

Water cycle in a bowl Our rain originally came from oceans, seas and lakes. It became clouds and eventually fell on us as rain. What you will need: A large bowl A small yogurt pot or plastic cup Clingfilm Water Small weight or a few coins Sunny window sill What to do: Take the large…

UK climate: Struay and Where We Live

An island home Key Stage 1 Geography How is Struay similar to, and different from, where we live? Overview In this series of activities children will be exploring similarities and differences between their own locality and the island of Coll (the fictionalised isle of Struay in the Katie Morag books). They will draw on what…

World Climates

Weather around the world Key Stage 2 Geography What will the weather be like on holiday and how will it affect us? Overview In this activity the children use a range of activity cards to learn about five holiday destinations with different types of climate, and to link tourism and human activity to the weather…

Handling Data and Measurements

Handling data and measurements Key Stage 2 Mathematics Handling data and measurements Overview Children measure the outside temperature at the same time on each day for a week. They use ICT to record the temperature each day, in a suitable data handling program. At the end of the week they use the program to display…

Measuring temperature; keeping warm

Keeping warm Key Stage 2 Science, Geography and Maths Using a thermometer Overview In activity one, children will be introduced to thermometers and their uses, and have the opportunity to practise taking temperature readings using thermometers with different scales. They will link the measurement of temperature to how hot or cold things are. In activity…

Water Cycle Lesson

The water cycle Key Stage 2 Science/ Geography Overview In this series of activities children will be using what they have learnt earlier about evaporation, condensation and reversible changes of state, to build up the water cycle from first principles. The slides and the water cycle experiment will provide opportunities for children to extend their…

CCSP KS2

 Summary of Weather and Climate Links in the 2014 KS2 National Curriculum Curriculum Links Other Useful Resources Year 4 Seeds for Schools Literacy Scheme of Work Year 3 – Plants Year 4 – English Climate Change Year 3/ 4 Climate Science Nuts and Bolts Scheme of Work Geography – climate zones Year 5/6 Climate Science…