Lesson planning templates (primary)

Use our templates to set out your weekly English and maths lesson plans, and your mid-term plans for foundation subjects. Use our 10 top tips to set your lesson planning up for success.

Last reviewed on 1 April 2022
School types: AllSchool phases: PrimaryRef: 7949
  1. Download our templates
  2. 10 top tips for lesson planning 

Download our templates

English and maths: weekly planning templates 

Use our templates to set out your English and maths lesson plans week by week. 

KeyDoc: English weekly planning template (primary) DOC, 165.0 KB
KeyDoc: maths weekly planning template (primary) DOC, 164.0 KB

Annotate them where necessary after the lesson, for example: 

  • To explain that you covered more content than planned in the lesson
  • To highlight that you need to go over a particular concept again

Foundation subjects: mid-term planning templates

Use this template to set out your plan for the term or half-term, explaining which curriculum aspects you'll cover. We've included space for 5 lessons, but you can add more depending on how many you'd like to plan at once.  

KeyDoc: medium-term planning template for foundation subjects (primary) DOC, 148.0 KB

You could also set your plans out for these subjects using a knowledge organiser.

Keep copies of previous years' plans - this will make