Teaching Teaching Resources in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Teaching Teaching Resources

Association of Teacher Websites

Offers links to free teaching resources on websites built and maintained by teachers.

Badger Learning

Supplies early years, primary, and secondary teaching resources to schools. badgerlearning

BBC Northern Ireland Schools

Presents a wide range of learning and teaching resources geared specifically towards schools in Northern Ireland and including Irish language activities.

BBC Scotland Learning

Provides learning resources geared specifically towards Scottish schools, including Gaelic language activities. Also features details of relevant radio and TV programmes.

BBC Wales Education

Contains teaching and learning features specifically for Welsh schools and parents. Includes Welsh language resources.


Creates animated, cross-curricular content to engage students and support teachers; includes free samples, and details of subscription and their free trial service.

Cadbury Skills Space

Presents a collection of teaching resources from Cadbury, aimed at 14-19 year olds. Includes teacher notes, activities and multimedia in geography, business studies and design and technology.

CEWC-Cymru (Council for Education in World Citizenship - Cymru)

A national charity working directly with young people and teachers on matters of global citizenship. Describes their programmes and activities, with resources and contacts.

Chalkface Project

An independent educational publishing house producing lesson plans and worksheets across the secondary curriculum, available to download and as hard copy; includes free samples and catalogue.


Provides support and training for teachers wishing to engage in philosophy for children. Details courses and training available and provides a downloadable brochure.

Classroom Resources

Offers a comprehensive collection of copiable books and posters for teachers at all levels, and in all subjects; includes a catalogue, free samples, how to submit materials, and contacts.

Creative Partnerships

Government funded programme which works to bring artists, scientists and other creative experts into English schools.

Curriculum Bits

Free to use library of interactive and multimedia teaching resources, covering most secondary aged subjects and particularly geared towards the English national curriculum.


Maintains a library of interactive teaching resources for a range of subject areas at both primary and secondary levels; offers a free preview section, and details of subscription.

Education Quizzes

Provides KS3 revision for the main subjects in years 7-9. Topics include English, maths, science, geography, history, spelling and RE. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Education-Quizzes/189247294449961

Education Show

Annual event held at the NEC, Birmingham, to showcase resources for teaching professionals; with dates and venue details, list of exhibitors, and information about associated training seminars. http://www.facebook.com/EducationShow http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Education-Show-4095500?home=&gid=4095500&trk=anet_ug_hm

Espresso Education

Provides an extensive suite of video-rich educational resources for primary schools; includes resources and advice guides, with details of subscription and pricing.

Film Education

Educational charity; provides an extensive range of film related teaching resources, including interactive study guides, downloadable teaching notes, competitions and resources for individual films and for the film industry as a whole.

Free Teaching Resources

Features a directory of free, high quality teaching resources provided by museums, charities and other entities. Includes resource review archives.

Heritage Explorer

English Heritage offers a database of over 8,000 images and curriculum related resources for all key stages, including lesson plans and presentations.

IDEERS - Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools

Offers a substantial library of resources and activities to communicate the challenge and excitement of earthquake engineering research to young people.

Kites for Schools Limited

Offers ideas and support for using kites as a resource in a range of lessons, from science, design and technology, to citizenship; also includes details of their kite kits and contacts.

London 2012: Educators

Features guidance for teachers on making the most of the London 2012 Get Set education programme.

Media Smart

Media literacy programme which aims to provide primary school children with the tools to help them understand and interpret advertising, to help them make informed choices.


An independent team based in London providing specialist educational services on Mexico and teaching resources on the Mexica (Aztecs); includes a guide to their services and resources, and contacts.

My Learning

Brings together hundreds of online learning modules from British museums and archives, sorted by subject and age group, most with interactive units and worksheets included.

National Education Network

UK collaborative network for education, providing direct access to a wide variety of online resources from right around the country.

National Handwriting Association

Promotes good handwriting and the importance of teaching handwriting in schools. Includes information on courses and teaching resources.

National Schools Film Week

Initiative which provides free showings of various films, annually during a week in October. http://www.facebook.com/nationalschoolsfilmweek schoolsfilmweek

National Schools Partnership

Works to encourage and support businesses and other organisations to establish programmes that benefit schools, and provides access for teachers to a wealth of free teaching resources from charities and other organisations.

NGFL Cymru

Welsh Assembly Government funded sites offering a wide range of free teaching resources in both English and Welsh, geared to the Welsh curriculum.

Pa Pa Paa

Information and activities that trace the journey from cocoa beans, grown by farmers in Ghana, to the chocolate bars bought in the shops. KS2.

Pet Education Resources

Portal offering a wide variety of pet related education resources from leading charities, for all age groups.

Primary Resources

A wide ranging library of free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.

Promethean Planet

A teaching, sharing and support community offering an extensive library of whiteboard resources for all Key Stages and curriculum areas.

Sociology Central

Provides an extensive collection of resources, lesson plans, worksheets, and revision guides for both teachers and students of Sociology at GCSE and A-level.

Sociology Learning Support -

Offers a library of learning and revision resources for students on Advanced Subsidiary and A Level Sociology courses. https://www.facebook.com/thehistorylearningsite/

Sparkle Box

Presents hundreds of free to download Foundation and KS1 displays, resources and learning aids, including some in Welsh.

TASC - Thinking Actively in a Social Context

Offers a skills framework and online tool to support the development of independent thinking and personalised learning; includes details of training and resources, and contacts.

Teacher's Pet

Presents a collection of free to download posters, teaching resources and display aids across the early years and primary curriculum.

Teachers TV

Links to streamed videos which schools can use for teaching free of charge.

Teaching Ideas

Offers an extensive library of free lesson ideas, activities, resources, and audio visual media for primary teachers. Includes a guided tour and answers to frequently asked questions.

Teaching Photos

Presents photograph albums showing reader contributed classroom displays across a wide range of themes.

Teaching Videos

Presents a collection of video clips useful as teaching resources, categorised by subject.

TES Events

A programme of three teaching and education exhibitions around the UK, including conferences and seminars for education professionals in the early years, primary, secondary and special needs sectors.

TES Teaching Resources

Presents thousands of free to download teaching resources provided by community members at the Times Educational Supplement site.


Offers educational worksheets, past SATs papers, essential learning packs, and other resources; includes subscription details, free samples, and contacts.


A directory of teaching resources, homework helpand educational websites for use in the classroom.


Community site providing free access to hundreds of early years and primary level teaching resources.


Delivered by the Open University and funded by DfE, this teaching resources portal provides exciting ways in which teachers can incorporate ICT across the curriculum.


Provides a library of educational games, a games generator, printable worksheets, and a range of interactive resources for ICT and other subject areas.


Offers a web application to provide pupils, school and local authority coordinators and Health and Safety officers with a resource for planning, preparing, and taking part in work experience.

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