Lesson plans

Free careers CPD lesson plans

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Download free lesson plans to embed Continuing Professional Development into careers education

We’ve developed a series of lesson plans and quick-fire activities to help you embed careers learning within your schemes of work using Plotr with your students. All are suitable for careers lessons/PSHE/form time/dropped timetable days, but some also lend themselves to specific subjects.

Subject AreaLesson PlanTime RequiredYear GroupAction
Careers in STEMShowcasing careers in STEM60 min9+Click here
Costain Bingo60 min7, 8 & 9Click here
Guess Who40 min9 & 10Click here
Opportunities in numbers15 min8+Click here
Careers in EnglishWrite for Plotr30 min9+Click here
GCSE Lesson PlansLinking HR careers to GCSE business studies60-120 min9+Click here
GCSE Choices60 min9+Click here
GeneralBreak Plotr, be on Plotr30 min10+Click here
You are the recruiter30 min10+Click here
Quick Quiz30 min9+Click here
Careers Exploration Log60 min10+Click here
ApprenticeshipsBreaking News60 min10 & 11Click here
Create a How-to Guide60-120 min10 & 11Click here
Spot the Apprentice30 min10 & 11Click here
True or False60 min10 & 11Click here

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