Welcome to the Spanish resources page – providing new ideas and materials for primary teachers.
These resources have been chosen by members of the DfE Expert Panel and members of the ALL Primary Special Interest group as ones that have been used in their own schools. They include a variety of commercial as well as non-commercial resources, publications, free websites and online materials for developing cultural awareness.
ALL does not recommend or endorse particular resources.
Spanish cultural information and resources
English – Spanish language sites for teaching Spanish
Sí, sí, sí is an effective tool for teaching Spanish to young children. The materials have been designed so they can be used in most educational settings by teachers with limited Spanish proficiency . Each set includes: lesson plans, vocabulary cards, worksheets, audio and video scripts, songs, multimedia activities and flash animations. Sí, sí, sí can be obtained for free from the Consejería de Educación. To apply for these texts, please complete the form Solicitud de material didáctico.
This publication for KS2 aims at offering new and motivating resources for the Spanish classroom at Primary level. It contains six PE activities that teachers can use immediately in the classroom with their pupils. The procedure for each one is explained in English and Spanish and the Spanish classroom language needed is also available in sound files. The resource includes short video clips in which Spanish primary pupils carry out the activities in their gym.These materials can be downloaded free of charge.
The aim of this online publication for KS2 is to offer new and motivating resources for the Spanish classroom at Primary level. It contains six Art and Design activities that teachers can use immediately in the classroom with their pupils. The procedure for each one is explained in English and Spanish and the Spanish classroom language needed is also available in sound files. The resource includes short demos in which the tasks are performed. These materials can be downloaded free of charge.
Spanish – English language sites for teaching Spanish
Education website from the Generalitat de Catalunya, Department of Education includes activities for maths, music, society and culture, natural sciences and practising Spanish and Catalan.
Interactive website for young learners and native speakers of Spanish, funded in part by the US Department of Education and produced by Scholastic with games based on Spanish language and culture, printable activity sheets, craft ideas and recipes.
From the Education Department of the Spanish Embassy, interactive games for young Spanish speakers including letters and numbers for younger children and, for older children, materials about the planet Earth.