• Maths

    Including: Resources designed to promote the development of mathematical knowledge and skills.

  • English

    Including: Resources designed to promote the development of pupils’ spoken language, reading, writing and vocabulary.

  • Foundation

    Including: Resources spanning history, geography, religious education, art, PE, MFL, music and computing that offer new and creative approaches to teaching and learning.

  • SEND

    Including: Resources designed to support the care and development of children with special educational needs and disabilities.

  • CPD

    Including: Resources schools can use to develop staff and standards of education.

  • Wellbeing

    Including: Resources that promote happiness and health for pupils and teachers alike.

  • STEM

    Including: Resources that engage children in the excitement and possibilities offered by science, technology, engineering and maths.

  • Free

    Including: Resources provided to schools free of charge, including charity and fundraising materials.

  • Apps

    Including: Apps that encourage student engagement, support teachers and make learning more flexible, collaborative or personalised.

Assessment Criteria

The judges will assess resources by looking at their:
  • Suitability

    Is the resource appropriate for use by children in primary settings?

  • Originality

    How innovative is the resource? What does it offer that hasn’t been offered before?

  • Educational impact

    How successfully does the resource promote children’s learning and development?

  • Value for money (unless resource is free)

    How significantly does the benefit of the resource outweigh its cost?

  • Durability

    How well does the resource withstand the rigours of use in a busy primary setting?

  • Accessibility

    How usable is the resource for educators without extensive subject expertise? eg for teachers who can’t read music or don’t speak a modern foreign language.