Subjects and skills (primary)

  • Computing: planning and assessment (primary)
    Learn how to plan and assess computing at the primary level. Find links to schemes of work, progression grids, assessment resources, and examples from a school and a local authority.
  • Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2 swimming: requirements
    All maintained schools must provide swimming lessons in Key Stage (KS) 1 or KS2. Find out what maintained schools and academies are required to publish online about pupils' swimming attainment and what to do if a parent/carer wants to withdraw their child from these lessons.
  • Mastery teaching across the curriculum
    Be clear on what mastery means and see how you can help your teachers teach and assess it across the curriculum.
  • Relationships education: resources (primary)
    Find resources to help you deliver your relationships education curriculum, including lesson plans, activities and schemes of work.
  • Skills and knowledge audit: geography (primary)
    Share our self-assessment tool with your geography teachers to evaluate their subject knowledge and teaching confidence. Use their reflections to help you fill in our audit tool, and find resources to help you address any gaps.
  • Skills and knowledge audit: history (primary)
    Use our self-assessment and audit tools to understand your staff's level of confidence in teaching history, and get some ideas for how to develop their skills further.
  • Teaching PSHE in primary school
    Find examples of resources for primary PSHE, including schemes of work, progression grids, and an example from a school. Understand how to plan your PSHE offer with examples of action plans and advice about timetabling.