Key Stage 1: Lessons

Global warming. Reducing our energy consumption. Insulation and switches. Looking at energy use in our school.

Lesson Bundles by Theme

Below are a list of bundles available by theme. Click the ‘view’ link to view the lessons that are included in the bundle.

Each bundle contains 6 lessons. Each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities.

£18.75

Lesson Bundles by Year Group

Below are a list of bundles available by theme. Click the ‘view’ link to view the lessons that are included in the bundle.

Each bundle contains 6 lessons. Each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities.

£18.75
£18.75
£18.75
£18.75

Build your own bundle

Build your own bundle by selecting any 6 lessons. Each lesson consists of an editable PowerPoint presentation and a document containing learning objectives, key vocabulary and some suggested activities. You can mix lessons from KS1 and KS2 in the same bundle. To switch key stages, use the links on the menu top left of the page.

To get started, browse the lesson descriptions below, click ‘Add lesson’ for each lesson you wish to add to your bundle.

Bundle title

*You can have up to 6 lessons per bundle.

Africa

Challenging common ideas about Africa to give a more balanced view of the continent. Famous Africans. Playing counting game of Oware. Influence of the media.

All About Me

A vehicle to enable children to reflect about themselves, their lives so far and their future goals.

Be a Goodwill Ambassador

The children are asked to make a pledge in relation to one of their character traits.

Bouncing Back

A lesson to help children develop resilience and consider how to respond to challenges in a positive way.

Bullying: I won't be made to feel bad

 

In this lesson the Go-Givers characters describe how they dealt with incidents of bullying. The learning activities include role play and making a Kindness garden.

Bullying: Sticks and Stones

A short activity to demonstrate the hurt caused by name calling.

Caring for Our Community

Children are introduced to the words 'philanthropist' and 'charity' and think about the role they play in helping to care for people. Which charities do the children think are most important, how can they help care for people in their community and why is this important?

Caring for Pets

Story exploring our responsibility to provide proper care for our pets. Learning activities include a pet survey, role play and matching the needs of people with those of animals.

Chicken Soup

Story adapted from a Jewish Legend. The value of sharing. Healthy eating. Recipes.

Christmas with the Go-Givers

The nature of giving. The value of humour in achieving perspective.  Christmas gift lists.

Disability: Stairs

A story highlighting the needs of people with disabilities. Overcoming difficulties. Tanni Grey Thompson. Experiments with pulleys.

Essential, Desirable, Non-essential

An exercise to encourage children to prioritise what is really important. To think about how some children across the world do not have the things we would consider to be essential.

Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, Nobody

This lesson uses the traditional poem to introduce the idea of taking responsibility. Activities include role play around making excuses, and making pledges on 'Helping Hands' coupons.

Expedition to Planet Blueball

Creatures from a friendly planet are invited to help clean up Earth. Pollution and sustainable power. Paper windmills. 'Space creature' masks and drama. 

Exploring Our Community

In this lesson children are asked to consider who lives in their community and what the important places are. What do they like best about where they live and what would they like to change?

Get Better Soon

Mitali is feeling unwell. What will help him get better? Different types of medicine. Which go inside and outside the body?

Go Givers Park

Create a park with areas and activities for the Go-Givers and their families.

Go Givers Playground

Create a playground with special features for the Go-Givers.

Go-Givers Bear Hunt

This charming story featuring Rio, our partially sighted character, is adapted from Michael Rosen’s ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’. The top PPT includes a narration suited to partially sighted pupils and may take a while to download. The Learning Activities include activities linked to the senses.

Golden Girl - Jessica Ennis

The story of the Golden Girl of the 2012 Olympics, Jessica Ennis. What makes her special and what keeps her grounded? The Learning Activities include Jamaican cookery.

Good Neighbours

A story highlighting the value of good neighbours. Signs that tell us when our neighbours need help. When and how to call the emergency services.

It's a Dog's Life

The difficulties of studying within the busy family setting. Sibling relationships. Privacy. Hot seating. Descriptive writing about an imaginary world.

Litter: The Picnic

In this animated story Digby gets lost and finds himself trapped in a bottle. We learn about the danger litter poses to wildlife. The lesson looks at the importance of reducing and recycling our rubbish, the Countryside Code, how different materials decay and art from recycled materials.

Meet the Go-Givers

An introduction to the Go-Givers characters. The lesson includes a quiz, and activities to help children understand the nature of fear and how to make friends.

Mitali Loses His Cool

This lesson is free to download

Mitali shows us the difference it makes when we learn to control our temper. The Learning Activities include deep breathing and muscle relaxation techniques.

More than One Friend

When Anna makes a new friend, a bee named Stripy, Digby feels left out. This animated story addresses the issues of loyalty and jealousy. The learning activities explore honeybees and pollination, hexagons and tessellation.

Mum Doesn't Live Here Any More

A lesson designed to help children cope with family break up. The Learning Activities include a discussion around different types of families and an activity to demonstrate the importance of good communication.

Olympic Games Now and Then

A look at the origins of the Olympic Games, and how they have changed. Through the Learning Activities the children will learn about the range of Olympic sports and the core value of friendship.

Our Queen's Diamond Jubilee

At this time of her Diamond Jubilee the Queen is probably the hardest working great-grandmother in the world - but what exactly does she do? Celebrate by designing commemorative T shirts and writing letters of congratulations.

Our Rules

A short lesson to help children understand the need for class Ground Rules.

Pete's Parathletics

Go-Givers character Pete introduces us to some of the sports in the Parathletics, and the athletes who take part in them. Through the Learning Activities the children will share some everyday experiences of people living with disability.

Please Help Mitali

Mitali is feeling frustrated and keeps getting into trouble. This story looks at the effect of our behaviour on others and reminds children of the importance of making the best use of their talents and skills. The learning activities explore animals who help us. 

Recipe

What is the recipe for the perfect class? How to draw portraits.

Refugees: The Stranger

Ahmeti is new to Britain and is worried about how she will fit in. This story looks at similarities and differences and illustrates how an outsider might feel. How do we welcome new people to our school? Focus on another country or region.  

Rio Meets Callum

This lesson introduces a new Go-Givers character, Rio, a spirited, partially sighted monkey. He is on his way to collect a large print book from the post office when he bumps into Callum. The lesson plans have been especially developed by the RNIB.

Rules: You Can't Do That Here

Callum wants to try out his new skateboard but keeps being told 'You can't do that here!' This story illustrates how rules and responsibilities can limit the choices available. Why do we have rules? How can we control our emotions?

Save Our Jack

A simple story celebrating symbolically how Britain is enriched by the contributions from people from other cultures. The purpose of flags. What makes us proud of Britain?

Saving Energy

Global warming. Reducing our energy consumption. Insulation and switches. Looking at energy use in our school.

The Clown of God

Story adapted from an Italian Legend. Recognising talents in oneself and others. Juggling activity (hand-eye co-ordination).

The Golden Statue

Story adapted from a Buddhist legend. The nature of generosity. Identifying our qualities and goals. Making plaster casts.

The Selfish Little Red Hen

A story inspired by the traditional tale. People who help us, and how we can help them. How we feel when we have done something we regret.

The Two Brothers

Story adapted from a Middle Eastern legend. How good feelings and gestures are often reciprocated. Belonging to groups. Being a good sibling, friend. Farming in Ancient Egypt. Joseph and his technicolour Coat.

To Give is to Receive

Story adapted from a Japanese legend. The value of money. Fortune. Gifts that don't cost money.

Tongue

Story adapted from a Caribbean legend. How the tongue may be used for good and evil. The sense of taste. Turning 'put downs' around. Tongue twisters.

What Does the Photo Tell Us?

What would it be like to live somewhere else? What is happening outside the frame? Similarities and differences.

Who's Afraid?

A story exploring the nature of fear. How our imagination plays tricks on us.

You Scratch My Back

Symbiotic relationships in the animal world. The value of co-operation. Creative group tasks.

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