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Teaching resources

Department for Education: Schools

This Government website provides a vast array of information - including resources for schools, guidance on the national curriculum, information on child protection and current performance tables.

Leeds School Library Service

The service supports independent reading and learning by providing advice, support and loans of materials to schools in the Leeds area.  Includes promotion/advice and loans of quality books.

Nuffield Primary History

This website has suggestions for teaching a range of different lessons which you can download for free. They are all real lessons which have been taught by real teachers, and include the resources you need and examples of the children's work as well.

Oxfam Education

A bank of searchable teaching resources.  Topics include human rights, inequality, poverty, racism, social injustice.

Primary History Teaching Resources


An online community where educators can upload and share their educational instructional videos. All subject areas are covered including the sciences, humanities and social sciences. Please be aware that, as the site is user generated, some materials are of lower quality.

Teachers TV: Videos

Following the closure of Teachers TV which produced programmes for all who work in education in the UK, the 3,500 15 minute programmes in the archive are still available to watch via the TES website.

 Teaching Ideas

Frequently updated website offering subject specific and more general resources specifically for primary years education.  Also contains an Early Years section with ideas for children aged under 5.

TES Teaching Resources

A large amount of teaching resources available for free for all school ages.

Teacher support

Sources of teaching practice support

Practice journal examples:

Search Discover for print journals:

Other sources of teacher support

Education Support Partnership

'Education Support Partnersip' is the name for the joined forces of 'Teacher Support Network', 'Recourse and Worklife Support'.  It is a charitable organisation that provides practical and emotional support to teachers in the UK.