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.

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
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Generic resource
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.

Exploring careers and skills

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • 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 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
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Property and construction
  • Presentation
  • Video
  • Worksheets
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Generic resource

Resources to support Careers Related Learning across the primary phase, to support and enhance workplace visits and employer encounters.

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
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Documents
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.