Welcome to The Toolkit

A new website membership for teachers and schools.

Since launching, teachers have downloaded over 16,000 resources! From just £1 per month, members receive a comprehensive resource, exclusive to members for 12 months before being released to the general public 12 months later.

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£1 Per Month

Benefit from insights in video-narrated ideas by Ross McGill, one of the ‘500 Most Influential People in Britain’. Membership is invaluable for teachers who want to keep up to date with issues happening at a national and international level.

Plus discounts on all other resources!

VIP Benefits

You will benefit from high-quality pragmatic ideas, researched-informed advice, plus copyright access and editable files for you to adapt. Oh, and did we mention that the rest of the world won't gain access to membership resources for 12 months!

Once a month newsletter

Navjot Kaur

I am super glad to be a member – it is the only thing that I actually read and has cost me the least when judged against other memberships - value for money!

Navjot Kaur, Head of Section (Upper Sixth)

Vaughan Connolly

Focusing on our own wellbeing - a brilliant membership resource this month from @TeacherToolkit. Superbly researched and explained. Many thanks Ross!

Vaughan Connolly, Teacher, Techie and Researcher

May's Exclusive Resource!

New Member Resource

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May's Exclusive Teaching Resource!

9 Revision Strategies

9 Revision Strategies

In my experience, revision techniques for students were often left to the latter years of school life rather than skills that were taught earlier on. Today, I firmly believe that equipping all teachers and students with a better understanding of how we learn (not just for exams) is a social responsibility. What if schools explicitly taught students how to [choose one: remember, retrieve, practise, rehearse, regurgitate]? Use whatever term you want, in order to strengthen the synapses (connections) in our memory, we have to repeat to a point of automation so we can retrieve from long-term storage.

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Subscribe to Membership CPD Webinars

Benefit from an exclusive 60-minute professional development webinar explaining each month's new resource in an online training session.

You will receive the recording, a certificate and have the opportunity to discuss the resource in more detail. This is only available to current @TeacherToolkit members, and you can share the recording with others.

This is an additional £5 per month subscription to your current membership; you can sign up for one session, then cancel.

Get in touch if you have any questions.

Next Month's Resource

The June 2021 resource is to support teachers and classroom-based staff with reflection and self-evaluation. The resources can be used for performance management, personal reflection or as a 360 for professional development signposting.

The download includes a range of templates, provocations, a walk-through video, editable slides and an optional professional development webinar.

Next Month's Membership Resource

July 2021

A resource to inspire teachers and their professional development, including a catalogue of website 'best hits', external references to a wide range of teaching and learning resources, apps, marking tools, research portals, top-10 books and key people to follow/subscribe.

August 2021

This month's resource will unpick lesson planning in great depth, providing a revamped 5-Minute Lesson Plan as well as a wide range of planning scenario templates for all classroom settings.

September 2021

Five ideas to support students with special educational needs; inspired by my Just Great Teaching research.

Hayley Jane Bourne

Thank you Ross @TeacherToolkit for the many, many excellent resources! What a bargain at £1 per month!

Hayley Jane Bourne, Head of Faculty: Languages

Rachel Nute

One of the best teaching resources I have come across with lots of tried and tested strategies; fits in very well with the latest frameworks. Give it a go and subscribe.

Rachel Nute, Teacher

Frequently Asked Membership Questions

When do the exclusive member teaching resources go live

At the beginning of each month, Ross will upload the latest exclusive member resource to download. You will be able to download the resource until the next month, so don't miss out.

No, you'll always have access to the resources you've purchased. Once you've gone through the checkout after adding the member resource to your basket and completed the transaction (it will show as being free each month if you keep your membership) you'll find the resource in your account to download. There may be times when resources become outdated and we need to clear them from the site. Before doing so @TeacherToolkit will provide 30 days notice via email before these resources are removed from the site to give you the opportunity of saving it to your computer.

If you've not been able to download a member resource that month and it's been replaced with a new one, unfortunately you've missed out. We want our members to be active on the site, encouraging them to come back and use the website for its resources and teaching ideas, hence why the price is so affordable. It also means that new members can't just sign up, receive all previous exclusive resources and then cancel. This way you get value for money.

No, sorry. This membership system is designed to encourage loyalty, therefore you can only download each of the exclusive resources for the months that you are a member. In time you might be able to purchase the resource outright after 12 months should it become available to the public and enjoy your 10% discount from being a member.

There is a cooling off period for @TeacherToolkit Membership as set out in the terms and conditions of sale when you start your membership. However, if you download this month's resource then it will be deemed as though you have benefitted from that month's membership and no refunds for that month will be provided. You can cancel your ongoing subscription by going into your account and cancelling the account before your next renewal to prevent future payments. However, please note you will no longer have access to future member benefits.