Collaborative Planning Made Easy

Want to be able to collaborate on one Long-term Plan with colleagues from the same class level? With the Primary Planning Tool, multiple teachers can now contribute to one collective Long-term Plan. Each contributor will then be able to create individual Short-term Plan and Cuntais Míosúla based on this plan.   Collaborative Planning Primary Planning […]

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Creating a new Long-term Plan

With the Primary Planning Tool, all of your Long-term Plans, Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla are archived for reference and reuse. This saves you valuable time and ensures that you can continually refine your lesson plans to create a more holistic learning experience for your pupils. However, we know that many of you would have changed class, which along […]

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Long-term Plan Templates

With the Primary Planning Tool, you can now collaborate on Long-term Plan templates with colleagues from the same class level. With this feature, multiple teachers can create one Long-term Plan template for a class level. Each teacher can then create individual Short-term Plans and Cuntais Míosúla based on this template. You have the option of creating templates from […]

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Primary Planning Tool Archive

With the Primary Planning Tool Archive, all of your lesson plans will be saved for future reference or reuse. Archived plans can be reviewed, turned into templates, or reused with updated academic dates. This feature ensures that you have the time and resources to continually refine your lesson plans and provide your pupils with a holistic […]

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Getting started with the Primary Planning Tool

Case Study: Getting Started with the Primary Planning Tool

  We recently asked one of our newest community members to document the initial processes they used when implementing the Primary Planning Tool. Like many of you around the country, Our Lady’s Grove were looking to create a uniformed system which streamlined the planning process and allowed them to focus on the art of teaching.  […]

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Tech Week Theme - Primary Planning Tool

Integrate ICT into Your Planning with Our Tech Week Theme

Tech Week is a nationwide festival of technology, made up of a range of classroom and community activities taking place across Ireland. These activities aim to give pupils a chance to develop an interest in technology subjects, learn new skills, be creative and have a lot of fun. We here, at the Primary Planning Tool, have […]

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A Guide to Creating Your Own Easter Theme

Spring is in the air and with Easter fast approaching, we at the Primary Planning Tool have created an Easter theme for fifth and sixth class and integrated it across all eleven curriculum subject areas. We have also added links to some useful websites where you will find helpful ideas and resources. The Primary Planning […]

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Streamline your Short-term Plans

The Primary Planning Tool has been designed to streamline the planning process, from Whole-school Plan to Long-term Plans, to Short-term Plans, to Cuntais Míosúla.  This functionality also allows you to create yearly or termly Long-term Plans from which you can derive your Short-term Plans.  Creating Short-term Plans Creating Short-term Plans couldn’t be easier using the pre-populated NCCA Primary […]

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Primary Planning Tool App

We are delighted to announce the latest incarnation of the Primary Planning Tool app which will see our platform go mobile. We know how important it is for you as a teacher to have your plans to-hand. This new feature represents our commitment to supporting your planning needs, allowing you focus on teaching.   Introducing the […]

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Christmas Theme

The Primary Planning Tool facilitates the effortless integration of Christmas activities into your curriculum planning. We have created this Christmas theme as an example of our thematic planning feature in the Primary Planning Tool.

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