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Skills Builder Resources

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Evaluation / impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets / sheets
The Skills Builder Hub provides a suite of tools for educators to build essential skills in the classroom, including learning activities, classroom resources and assessment tools. 

Linking literacy to career-related learning

  • Key Stage 1
  • A standalone activity
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Infant
  • Large school
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Governor
  • Teacher
  • Information booklets / sheets
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets

Resources support schools in developing their literacy and career-related learning provision.

 

Evidence Review

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Information booklets / sheets

Teaching career-related learning through the primary PSHE education curriculum

This evidence review accompanies the Career Explorers lesson pack and teacher guidance for career-related learning at key stages 1 and 2. These materials were produced by the PSHE Association with funding from The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC). 

Career Explorers

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Infant
  • Teacher
  • Lesson plan

A set of five lesson plans for key stage 1 and key stage 2, with accompanying teacher guidance and evidence review, exploring different careers and career pathways, produced by the PSHE Association with funding from The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) as part of their Start Small; Dream Big Primary Pilot.

Youth Social Action

  • Whole school
  • Information booklets / sheets

Youth social action (YSA) refers to activities that young people do to make a positive difference to others or the environment. There are lots of ways in which young people can take practical action to make a positive difference.  

Teachers, employers, parents and other members of the community can all support youth social action. To help understand how it can benefit young people, schools, colleges and communities.

Tech We Can Animations

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Support to work with external professionals
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Infant
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • IT

Short animations covering a range of technology topics to inspire primary school children about technology and the people working in tech roles.

 

Barclays LifeSkills

  • Key Stage 2
  • CPD and Teacher training
  • Information and guidance for teachers who are new to CRL
  • Information and support for Governors
  • Learning from other schools
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Resources to assess pupil skills
  • Support to embed CRL into a whole school approach or curriculum
  • Support to involve parents/carers
  • 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
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Parent
  • Teacher
  • Accountancy, Banking, Finance
  • Business management
  • Media and internet
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets

Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons as part of the Barclays LifeSkills suite of career and money related learning activities, to help raise pupils’ aspirations and develop the skills needed for their future.