We have put together the following links to help you with a variety of issues, from lesson planning to how to get into teaching. If you come across any other organisation or website that you feel would be beneficial to other teachers, please get in touch with us.
Thank you to the teachers that have already informed us of some of the planning sites below.


DfE (Department for Education)
Tel. 0870 000 2288
Education’s governing body.

TDA (Teaching Development Agency)
Tel. 0845 6000 991
Provides advice on different routes into becoming a teacher or return to teacher courses.

NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre)
Tel. +44 (0)871 330 7033
For overseas teachers to see whether your qualification can be verified to teach in the UK.

Leicestershire County Council (Education)
Tel. 0116 232 3232

Leicester City County Council (Education)
Tel. 0116 454 1009


Here is a list of websites that provide lesson planning ideas. It is your responsibility to ensure that they are suitable for your lessons and the pupils you are teaching:

Channel 4 (Primary and Secondary)

Teachers TV (Primary and Secondary)

Primary Resources (Primary)

Teaching Ideas (Primary)

Sparkle Box (Primary)

Crickweb (Primary)


Useful Links For Leicestershire Supply Teachers & Contact Information






Leicestershire Supply Teachers

The Old Police Station

South Street

Ashby De La Zouch

LE65 1BS



P: 01530 440374