BBC Teach Live Lessons for primary schools
Literacy and English
Literacy Live Lesson 1 for 5-7 year-olds
CBBC's Rhys Stephenson and Mr Smith from Bitesize Daily explore the book Simon Sock by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra and learn about using capital letters, discuss what makes a good friend and write about their own hobbies.
Literacy Live Lesson 1 for 7-11 year-olds
Chris Johnson and Mrs Vee from Bitesize Daily explore the damage that plastic is causing to the environment and learn how to write a slogan, explore different styles and forms of writing, and create a poster about tackling plastic waste.
Literacy Live Lesson 2 for 7-11 year-olds
Ayshah Tull and poets Mark Grist, Rachel Rooney, Harry Baker and Levi Tafari explore different styles and structures of poetry writing. There’s even an exclusive poem from Mark himself for the Live Lessons audience.
CBeebies: Stories by the Sea - Live Lesson
A Live Lesson exploring storytelling techniques for 5-7-year-olds with friends from Old Jack's Boat.
Roald Dahl Day lesson - The Power of Words
Watch our celebration of Roald Dahl Story Day with this special interactive lesson for pupils aged 7 to 11.
Writing and Performance Poetry - Live Lesson
Award-winning poet Joseph Coelho helps us celebrate National Poetry Day in this literacy Live Lesson for 7-11-year-olds.
Shakespeare: Unplugged - Live Lesson
A Live Lesson for 9-11-year-olds about Shakespeare's language and characters with iconic scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth and Henry V.
Remembrance - Live Lesson
A creative writing Live Lesson for 7-11-year-olds to mark the centenary of the end of the World War One.
500 Words 2019 - Live Lesson
500 Words judges Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell-Boyce share story-writing tips in a Live Lesson for 5-13-year-olds.
500 Words 2018 - Live Lesson
A Live Lesson to mark the launch of 500 Words 2018 with top story-writing tips for 5-13-year-olds.
Numeracy Live Lesson 1 for 5-7 year-olds
This pirate-themed maths Live Lesson sees CBBC’s Rhys Stephenson and Mr Smith from Bitesize Daily hunt for buried treasure, learning maths skills along the way. They count, compare and order numbers up to 20 and beyond 20, and learn about the greater than, less than and equals symbols.
Numeracy Live Lesson 1 for 7-11 year-olds
This lesson sees Chris Johnson opening a bakery, with some maths help from Bitesize Daily’s Mrs Vee. They learn how to count and use place value to figure out which numbers are bigger and smaller.
Numeracy Live Lesson 2 for 7-11 year-olds
Chris Johnson and Mrs Vee from Bitesize Daily are on board the Live Lessons space ship as they fly through this maths lesson. They round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000, and they add two and three-digit numbers to help them on their journey, all whilst outrunning a hoard of aliens!
Super Movers - Live Lesson
An active maths lesson for 7-9-year-olds filmed at the home of Liverpool FC.
Blue Planet - Live Lesson
This science and geography Live Lesson for 7-11-year-olds explores the Earth's rich marine life and ecosystems, as well as some of the threats to our oceans.
Winterwatch - Live Lesson
A science Live Lesson in collaboration with BBC Two's Winterwatch to help 7-11-year-olds investigate living things and their habitats.
Terrific Scientific Feet - Live Lesson
Aimed at 9-11-year-olds, this Live Lesson explores adaptation, evolution and inheritance of living things.
Terrific Scientific Exercise - Live Lesson
CBBC stars Dr Chris and Dr Xand look at how exercise impacts our body in this Live Lesson for 9-11-year-olds.
Terrific Scientific Taste - Live Lesson
Barney Harwood and Fran Scott lead us in a Live Lesson for 9-11-year-olds exploring taste, digestion and nutrition.
Get Scientific - Live Lesson
Learn all about working scientifically with this Live Lesson for 9-11-year-olds.
Art, dance and music
CBeebies Pablo - Live Lesson
This SEN inclusive show for 5-7-year-olds helps children use art to express thoughts about daily life.
Ten Pieces and The Nutcracker - Live Lesson
Get creative with classical music in this Live Lesson full of dance and movement for 7-11-year-olds.
Wellbeing: Bouncing back to class - Live Lesson
Watch a wellbeing-themed Live Lesson designed to help pupils transition back to school, and look hopefully towards the future whilst using resilience and exercise to achieve positive wellbeing.
The Growth Mindset and Wellbeing Lesson
Watch a special interactive lesson promoting emotional wellbeing and encouraging a growth mindset in primary pupils.