Resources

These free resources have been developed by a range of trusted providers, including those involved in the Primary Fund.

They each support different aspects of schools’ career-related learning. If you are unsure where to start, then the quiz provides a starting point to help you reflect on your school’s current strengths and areas for development.

The Fiver Challenge from Young Enterprise

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Business management
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Lesson plan
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Children sitting

The Fiver Challenge, from Young Enterprise, is a free national enterprise programme providing children aged 5-11, with first-hand experience of starting their own business with a £5 pledge in four weeks, entering exciting competitions along the way!   This year’s challenge will take place from the 3rd – 28th June 2024. 

Money Heroes

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Start early
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Lesson plan
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Children working

Money Heroes is an award-winning FREE programme from Young Enterprise, supported by HSBC UK, seeking to transform financial education for primary children aged 3-11 at school & at home through a range of high-quality, fun and engaging resources including storybooks, games & applied learning activities.

Youth Social Action

  • Whole school
  • Information booklets / sheets
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Doc download

Youth social action (YSA) refers to activities that young people do to make a positive difference to others or the environment. There are lots of ways in which young people can take practical action to make a positive difference.  

Teachers, employers, parents and other members of the community can all support youth social action. To help understand how it can benefit young people, schools, colleges and communities.

Festive Special ‘What’s My Line?’ pre-recorded resource (KS1)

  • Key Stage 1
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Hospitality and events
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Retail and sales
  • Transport and logistics
  • Audio
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Futures Primary

Raise children’s aspirations and broaden their horizons with a seasonal twist for the end of term with our 'What's My Line? Festive special' pre-recorded resource! Children are invited to meet a suite of volunteers who are working very hard to bring us festive magic, and use clues to guess their jobs. 

Engineering Fairy Tales

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Open to all
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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BAE Systems

Engineering Fairy Tales are a range of STEM stories and challenges to help children understand about the world of engineering and develop their teamwork and creative problem-solving skills.

Tips for how to embed career-related learning in your setting

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Information booklets / sheets
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Documents

Whether your school is just starting out on this journey, has made a start or already has an extensive programme in place, here are some tips and resources for you to consider, to help fully embed career-related learning in your setting.

A workshop for engaging parents

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Parent
  • parents
  • video
  • information and guidance
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
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15 Billion ebp

This workshop aims to inform parents of the ways in which the labour market is predicted to change and the importance of having an entrepreneurial mind-set.

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 6

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Law enforcement and security
  • Public services and admin
  • Social care
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
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Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 5

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Hospitality and events
  • Property and construction
  • Retail and sales
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
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Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 4

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
Image
Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 3

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Healthcare
  • Medicine
  • Social care
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
Image
Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 2

  • Key Stage 1
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Healthcare
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets
Image
Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Career-related learning scheme of work: Year 1 and EYFS

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets
Image
Documents
These resources provide the structure to deliver a whole school careers programme, allowing pupils to explore ‘careers of the future’

Challenging gender stereotypes

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Evaluation / impact measurement tool
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
A unit of study exploring and challenging gender stereotypes, including surveys to gain baseline data and measure impact, a whole school assembly and various activities.

Introducing career-related learning at primary

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Presentation
  • Video
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Generic resource

An introduction to Careers Related Learning in primary schools, including a presentation for staff, and introduction for parents, and various activities to get familiar with the language of CRL and skills.

Teaching the essential skills

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Accountancy, Banking, Finance
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and events
  • IT
  • Law
  • Law enforcement and security
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Medicine
  • Property and construction
  • Public services and admin
  • Recruitment and HR
  • Retail and sales
  • Social care
  • Teacher training and education
  • Transport and logistics
  • Information booklets / sheets
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TV
Eight films in this bundle support teaching of the Skills Builder Essential Skills and three cover maths, English and evaluation skills. The films include interviews with professionals to help pupils link learning to the world of work.

Involving employers in career-related learning

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Accountancy, Banking, Finance
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and events
  • IT
  • Law
  • Law enforcement and security
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Medicine
  • Property and construction
  • Public services and admin
  • Recruitment and HR
  • Retail and sales
  • Social care
  • Teacher training and education
  • Transport and logistics
  • teachers
  • employers
  • CPD and training
  • learning from other schools
  • information and guidance
  • Information booklets / sheets
This resource provides a practical guide to help schools and employers work together to develop career-related learning, and tools to measure the impact of career-related learning activities.

Lessons for goal setting and understanding the labour market

  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • teachers
  • employers
  • lesson materials
  • planning event or activity
  • information and guidance
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets

Lessons designed to help teachers get the most out of employee encounters, whether these encounters involve hosting a visitor in school, or visiting employees in their workplace.

 

Festive Special ‘What’s My Line?’ pre-recorded resource (KS2)

  • Key Stage 2
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Hospitality and events
  • Retail and sales
  • Transport and logistics
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Primary Futures

Raise children’s aspirations and broaden their horizons with a seasonal twist for the end of term with our 'What's My Line? Festive special' pre-recorded resource! Children are invited to meet a suite of volunteers who are working very hard to bring us festive magic, and use clues to guess their jobs.

Pre-recorded taster resources: TV & Tech Jobs

  • Key Stage 2
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • SEND school
  • Engineering
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Video

A taster of the pre-recorded resources on the Primary Futures portal that can be slotted into your timetable with minimal planning and still give children a chance to meet fascinating volunteers from the world of work. 

 

Budding Futures: Tackling Gender Stereotypes (KS1)

  • Key Stage 1
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • SEND school
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Education and Employers (national)

20-minute interactive video with accompanying teacher guide and learning activities aimed at children aged 5-8, children consider what a florist or a builder might look like before meeting Jonathan the celebrity florist and Kimberley in construction. 

Uplifting Futures Video: Tackling Gender Stereotypes

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Education and Employers (national)

Volunteers reveal what it is like working in an industry dominated by the opposite gender as well as the skills that make them good at their jobs.

 

Activities for raising aspirations

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Learning from other schools
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • teachers
  • lesson materials
  • planning event or activity
  • CPD and training
  • information and guidance
  • standalone activity
  • Lesson plan
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Documents

Two activity plans, which teachers can deliver with volunteers from the world of work. These activities will broaden children’s horizons and link what they are learning in school to the wider world.

S.T.E.M. Day Learning Diary

  • A standalone activity
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Junior
  • Small school
  • Engineering
  • Worksheets
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S.T.E.M. Day Learning Diary

Printable worksheet that pupils in Year 3 to Year 6 complete to reflect on their learning following a careers related learning activity that focused on S.T.E.M. careers.

Linking learning to STEM careers

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
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Documents
This resource has been developed to support the delivery of a STEM competition within your school.

Videos of children interviewing professionals

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Medicine
  • Teacher training and education
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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TV
Loud! is a series of 20 digital films featuring children (aged 7 - 11) interviewing diverse young professionals (under 30) about their jobs, focusing on STEM & the Creative Industries.

Linking literacy to career-related learning

  • Key Stage 1
  • A standalone activity
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Large school
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Teacher
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Generic resource

Resources support schools in developing their literacy and career-related learning provision.

 

Teacher training on career-related learning

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Open to all
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • teachers
  • CPD and training
  • information and guidance
  • Evaluation / impact measurement tool
  • Lesson plan
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Generic resource
This resource provides training for primary trainee teachers in how to incorporate career-related learning in their lessons. More experienced teachers may also find this training useful.

Ideas for involving parents and other tips for teachers

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • IT
  • Law enforcement and security
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Property and construction
  • Public services and admin
  • Transport and logistics
  • teachers
  • information and guidance
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets

Pack to help teachers to personalise career-related learning for their pupils.

 

Mission Log: Website design

  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • IT
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Public services and admin
  • Retail and sales
  • Teacher training and education
  • Video
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TV

A simple video-led resource for teacher CPD. Resources are designed to give teachers the skills and confidence to build a simple Google Site for their school.

Career-related learning journey

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Teacher
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets

Make sure everyone knows which way you’re heading: ensure all stakeholders understand you career-related learning programme by using this template to present it in a visual way.

Top tips for employers

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Information booklets / sheets
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Documents
Whether you’ve never engaged with Primary Schools before, or you just want a refresher for your team, you might find this document useful for activity and resource planning.

How to...

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Teacher
  • Evaluation / impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets / sheets

Resources contain accessible ‘how to’ guides for teachers, looking at practical ways to implement the principles of effective career-related learning. 

Skills Builder Resources

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Evaluation / impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets / sheets
The Skills Builder Hub provides a suite of tools for educators to build essential skills in the classroom, including learning activities, classroom resources and assessment tools. 

Linking career-related learning to PSHE

  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Hospitality and events
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets

Two comprehensive PSHE lesson plans for year 5 and 6 pupils with supporting classroom materials.

Our Future

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Presentation
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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D2N2

These resources have been developed to support career-related learning for key stage 1 and 2 children across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Learning through a lens: careers in the curriculum

  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Business management
  • Charity and voluntary
  • Creative arts and design
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Medicine
  • Public services and admin
  • Social care
  • Teacher training and education
  • Lesson plan
  • Worksheets
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Download PDF

Health Education England have worked in partnership with the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) and Forum Talent Potential to fund and support a project which provides real life context to learning.

Step into the NHS KS2 competition resources

  • Key Stage 2
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Healthcare
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets
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Download PPTX

Did you know that someone in every class in your school is likely to work for the NHS in the future? See our KS2 teacher guide for an overview of our ready-made lesson plans and how to introduce meaningful careers-related learning to your pupils.

Engineering for Families

  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Presentation

Developed by NUSTEM, Engineering for Families is a six week afterschool activity for KS2 children and their parents and carers. 

Barclays LifeSkills

  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Learning from other schools
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Accountancy, Banking, Finance
  • Business management
  • Media and internet
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets

Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons as part of the Barclays LifeSkills suite of career and money related learning activities, to help raise pupils’ aspirations and develop the skills needed for their future.

Tech We Can Animations

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • IT
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Tech We Can Animations

Short animations covering a range of technology topics to inspire primary school children about technology and the people working in tech roles.