Learning resources

Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.

Information for teachers delivering GCSE, BTEC, AVCE and Applied A-level courses in leisure and recreation, travel and tourism and business studies. 

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

A classroom activity in which students learn about the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces and how they are considered when designing a space probe to land safely on another planet or moon. Accompanies the video ‘Newton’s Laws of Motion’.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

A classroom activity in which students learn about the main steps in the formation of our Solar System by completing a crossword and creating their own comic strip.

Key stage:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

A selection of historical sources that can be downloaded, printed or viewed online.

Key stage:
Key Stage 2
School subject:
Art, Geography, History, Literacy

Step into a shipwreck painting to write from the character's point of view.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Art

This classroom activity helps students grasp the various sizes of planets in our Solar System using mostly fruit and can be joined with activity demonstrated in the 'Solar System in a Box' video. 

Key stage:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

Scetch of George William Manby was a militia captain and barrack master at Great Yarmouth (from 1803). 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

A classifying and plotting activity based on the Citizen Science project ‘Galaxy Zoo’ which explores issues of sample size and personal bias as well as the distribution of galaxy types in the Universe.

Key stage:
Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

Gallery Assistant job description

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

Gallery inspection sheet

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

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