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.

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

This resource outlines the ‘hallmarks of success’ for best practice in career-related learning in primary schools.

It provides 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.