The Big Jubilee Lunch: free teaching resources

To mark this extra special year, we’ve created a set of resources especially for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Take a look at The Big Jubilee Lunch themed lesson plans for Key Stages 1 to 4 below, and if your school is getting involved, we'd love to hear so let us know!

Our Activity Ideas, crown and bunting templates are also a lovely way to get children involved in the run up to the big day.

Don't forget to sign up for your free Pack to help you organise a Big Jubilee Lunch!

Key Stage 1

The Big Jubilee Lunch Teddy Bear's Picnic

Introducing the idea of a special Platinum Jubilee picnic, an invitation and ideas to help plan the event.

The Big Jubilee Lunch Picnic Plate            

To learn about eating a balanced diet; making biscuits for the Jubilee picnic, greeting guests, hosting a picnic.

The Big Jubilee Lunch Picnic Planning     

Organising a special Jubilee picnic for others – how, when, what and where?

Key Stage 2

The Big Jubilee Lunch Creating a Community Event          

Understand why communities are important by creating a community event for HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee and presenting to the class.

The Big Jubilee Lunch Enhancing a Community Event      

Pupils become involved in an existing community event and add their own Jubilee themed feature to it – understanding communities and how they work.

Key Stages 2, 3 & 4

The Big Jubilee Lunch: Activity Ideas

Lots of great activity ideas to get children involved and excited ahead of The Big Jubilee Lunch. Use or adapt for your class, youth group, or the kids on your street! 

Key Stages 3 & 4

Pupils produce a piece of fiction entitled ‘My First Day as Queen’ to commemorate 70 years of Elizabeth II on the throne. Learn the meaning of empathy. 

Pupils are taught to analyse an advert using media language, before creating a storyboard for their own - for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. 

Pupils research street parties from around the world, before debating the advantages and disadvantages of street parties using role play. 

Pupils explore street food from around the world, before designing their own menu for a street party for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Can be used for any modern language.