Special People

Lesson plans, presentations and printable resources for primary teachers.

Choose from 4 Complete Series or 23 Individual Lessons for Key Stages One and Two.

We're so glad you found us! Here, you'll find ready-to-teach lesson packs about significant people and their achievements. 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. New to PlanBee? Discover how PlanBee works.

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Are you looking for ready-to-use KS1 and KS2 lesson plans, resources and activity ideas to celebrate and commemorate special people? We've created a series of short schemes of work and individual lessons to help your children learn about some of the most important individuals in history. Find out about inventors and achievers, world heroes, beloved authors, adventurous explorers and barrier-breakers – perfect as one-off lessons to inspire your class or to supplement your existing topics.

Whenever you choose to teach these lessons, you will find that they contain everything you need to deliver the content, including detailed lesson plans, presentations and a range of printables.

Special People

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.

More time for you

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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