Special Days

Special Days: lesson plans and schemes of work about celebrations and festivals for KS1 and KS2.

We're so glad you found us! Here, you'll find ready-to-teach lesson packs for special days, religious festivals and national holidays. Whether you choose a Complete Series (a whole scheme of work) or an Individual Lesson, you'll get detailed lesson plans, slides and whatever printable resources you need.

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  • Christmas Lessons 1

    Christmas Lessons 1

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Get your class into the festive spirit with these 5 ready-to-teach primary Christmas lessons for Year 3 and 4. Starting where it all began in Bethlehem, your class will then have the chance to find out about some of the traditions and festivities sur... Read More

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  • Christmas Lessons 2

    Christmas Lessons 2

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Designed for Year 5 and 6 pupils, this set of 4 fascinating Christmas lessons is sure to get your class up to speed with all Christmases past and present! Start by taking an empathetic look at the nativity story before studying the pagan and Christia... Read More

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  • Easter Celebrations 1

    Easter Celebrations 1

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Help your class learn about Easter and various Easter traditions with this fun scheme of work for KS1. Children will learn about the Easter story and the origins of this seasonal celebration before going on to explore some Easter traditions, includin... Read More

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  • Easter Celebrations 2

    Easter Celebrations 2

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    We have some great Easter lessons for your Year 3 and Year 4 class! This fun 'Easter Celebrations' scheme of work for lower KS2 will help them understand more about the origins of Easter as well as find out where some of our more modern Easter celebr... Read More

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  • Easter Celebrations 3

    Easter Celebrations 3

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This upper KS2 'Easter Celebrations' scheme of work will build on what your class already know about Easter by looking at the Easter story from the viewpoint of various characters, as well as exploring Easter traditions around the world and in the pa... Read More

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  • Chinese New Year 1

    Chinese New Year 1

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Find out how Chinese New Year is celebrated around the world with this detailed scheme of work for Years 1 & 2. Explore the story of Nian, taste traditional Chinese New Year foods, learn a fun Chinese New Year song, and enjoy other crafty and creativ... Read More

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  • Chinese New Year 2

    Chinese New Year 2

    Year 3

    Year 4

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Find out how people celebrate the Chinese New Year around the world with this scheme of work suitable for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6. Explore the legend of Nian, learn about the Chinese zodiac, and find out all about the fifteen days of festivities! With d... Read More

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  • Bonfire Night 1

    Bonfire Night 1

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Remember, remember the 5th of November with this set of 3 informative, fun and fiery lessons! Children love going to Bonfire Night parties and firework displays but how many of them actually know the story behind the gunpowder plot? Educate your clas... Read More

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  • Bonfire Night 2

    Bonfire Night 2

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Aimed at slightly older children, this set of 3 lessons looks at the story behind Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot and studies what would have happened if Guy Fawkes had attempted such a sneaky plot in the 21st century. It also puts y... 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!

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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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