FREE Mini-Schemes

We're so glad you found us! If you're looking for an introduction to PlanBee's time-saving KS1 and KS2 primary teaching resources – you've come to the right place! Here, you'll find free, ready-to-teach lesson packs which including plans, presentations and printables.

We think these lessons and mini-schemes of work will give you a good idea of what to expect if you decide to buy one of the hundreds of schemes of work or thousands of lessons we've made for busy teachers.

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  • FREE Mini-Scheme: Wassily Kandinsky

    Learn all about the life and work of Kandinsky, who spent his career developing a 'language' for expressing sounds, ideas and feelings through his paintings. Challenge children to sketch and develop their ideas for an abstract work of art of their... Read More

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  • FREE Mini-Scheme: Ocean Animals

    This free ‘Ocean Animals’ mini-scheme contains three lessons to help your class identify and describe a variety of ocean animals from lobsters to octopuses. They will think about why some animals can live in oceans and others can’t, as well as... Read More

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  • FREE Mini-Scheme: Creating Paper Toys

    This free mini-scheme will give your class the chance to make paper toys. They will practise the important skill of cutting whilst they make easy paper toys. Your children will make a range of different paper toys, and have the opportunity to design... Read More

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  • FREE Mini-Scheme: Exploring Paris

    This free ‘Exploring Paris’ mini-scheme will take your class on a fun trip to one of the most famous cities in the world! Help your class to locate France and Paris on a world map, before taking a closer look at some of Paris’ most famous landm... Read More

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  • FREE Sample Lesson: Coin Conundrum

    Is your class ready to solve a coin conundrum? In this fun, engaging lesson, children will learn how to use their reasoning skills to solve puzzles involving money. In the main activity, they are challenged to work out where to put coins on a grid in... Read More

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  • FREE Sample Lesson: Target Number Challenge

    This one-off Maths lesson is a great way of helping your class use what they know about number and calculations to solve problems. They will be given a target number and a set of four digits which they have to use in a variety of ways to form calcula... Read More

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  • FREE Sample Lesson: Let's Find Missing Numbers

    Is your class ready to solve missing number sequences and find missing numbers? In this free engaging lesson, children will practise ordering numbers, spotting sequences and working out the missing numbers. They will have the opportunity to apply the... Read More

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We really do mean this! Whether you want an individual lesson or a complete scheme of work, our teaching packs come with a detailed lesson plan that walks you through an engaging input, a slideshow presentation to go with it, differentiated activity ideas, and — in most cases — a range of printable resources such as worksheets, activity cards or writing frames. If anything else is required, you'll be able to see at a glance, as everything you need is listed at the top of every plan!

Written by professionals

We're qualified primary teachers with extensive classroom experience. We know how hard the job is! That's why we try to give you as much as we can with every teaching pack – to help you and make life easier. We've obsessively pored over the National Curriculum objectives to make sure that you get excellent coverage when you teach with PlanBee, and that you get engaging, challenging learning activities with which all of your children can achieve and make progress.

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Stuck for ideas on Sunday evening? All your time taken up with marking? We know how much time teachers spend on preparation and assessment. It's time to get some of that time back! It only takes a moment to sign up with PlanBee and start downloading, so you can claim back a bit more You time! Our Complete Series of lessons come with assessment questions and marking grids, too – it's another way we've tried to make the incredible job you do that little bit easier!

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