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.

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.