Significant Women

Explore PlanBee's range of schemes celebrating some of history's most significant women.

A collection of primary KS1 and KS2 teaching resources for you, commemorating one hundred years since women's suffrage achieved women's right to vote.  

New to PlanBee? Welcome – you've found the hive of time-saving primary teaching resources, all ensuring excellent coverage of National Curriculum objectives. You can find out more about PlanBee in our FAQ, or learn about the team here

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Meet Florence Nightingale, one of Britain's most famous historical figures, with this Florence Nightingale KS1 planning pack for Year 2. Find out about her remarkable life as you journey through lessons about her youth, her famous voyage to Scutari a... Read More

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  • Famous Queens

    Famous Queens

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Take your class on a royal journey and explore the lives of queens in the past and present. These KS1 History 'Famous Queens' lessons will teach your children what it's like to be a queen and to live in a palace. Explore famous palaces in the United... Read More

    £14.50

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  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    With your class, find out about the amazing Amelia Earhart! Children will learn about her early life, her record-breaking achievements, and her ill-fated attempt to circumnavigate the world, as well as the legacy she has left behind. Activities inclu... Read More

    £2.99
  • Helen Keller

    Helen Keller

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Find out all about Helen Keller's early life and how it was profoundly affected by her loss of vision and hearing at a young age. Consider how she felt about this, and discover how she adapted and learned to communicate. Go on to learn about her achi... Read More

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  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Introduce your class to Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement in America with this one-off lesson for Year 3 and Year 4. Your class will ponder some strange new classroom rules before reading the story of Rosa Parks and considering why and how she... Read More

    £2.99
  • Beatrix Potter

    Beatrix Potter

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Help your class find out about the woman behind some of the most famous children’s stories in the world with this ‘Beatrix Potter’ set of lessons for KS1. Your class will find out about her fascinating life, as well as how characters such as Pe... Read More

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  • The Changing Role of Women

    The Changing Role of Women

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Journey through the ages as your class explore the changing roles and rights of women from ancient times to today with this engaging and topical scheme of work for Year 5 and Year 6. From the law of coverture to modern maternity employment law, this... Read More

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  • Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This KS2 Frida Khalo Art lesson planning pack for Year 5 and Year 6 will help your class explore the passionate and vibrant artworks of Frida Kahlo and discover the artist behind the famous self-portraits. Children will look in detail at some of Frid... Read More

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Significant Women –  A collection of PlanBee resources celebrating significant women from the past. 

A hundred years ago women fought for the right to vote and began changing the future for women. Whether you're looking for teaching and learning resources about special women, simply need inspiration for supply teaching or just want to learn more about significant women, you'll find a range of suitable lesson packs for primary children in KS1 and KS2.

New to PlanBee? Welcome – you've found the hive of time-saving primary teaching resources, all ensuring excellent coverage of National Curriculum objectives. You can find out more about PlanBee in our FAQ, or learn about the team here. It's free to join!

Resources at your fingertips

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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“I have really enjoyed using your planning, I especially loved the puppets scheme of work. My class created some fantastic puppets themed around our 'Once Upon a Time' topic.”

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