Primary School Learning Resources

Lesson Plans

Our activities are linked to the National Curriculum, and are fitted into premade lesson plans that teachers or home educators can use straight away, or modify to suit their needs. 

National Curriculum Level:

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), KS1 and KS2


Science, Literacy, Geography

Download our lesson plans below!

Lesson 1 - What is a Curlew?

Learning objectives:​

Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets ) ​

Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are well suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other ​

Lesson 2 - What do Curlew eat?

Learning objectives:

Observing closely, using simple equipment.

Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats.

Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other Animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

Lesson 3 - Why do Curlew migrate?

Learning objectives:

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans.

Asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them.

Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).

Gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions.

Lesson 4 - Curlew Life Cycle

Learning objectives:​

Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults​

Identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes​

Describe the differences in the life cycles of an amphibian and a bird