Parents we know this can be a very difficult time juggling work and school holidays so we have pulled together a range of free downloadable education lesson plans, resources and fun activities to support you while you are at home.



For secondary school ages
– ‘Design the Future’ : design, brand, and bring to market your very own vehicle for a target audience using the workbook imi-design-the-future-competition-secondary-school-age
– Acrostic poetry: create a beautiful acrostic poem with Lesson 5 teachers imi-lesson-plans_-literacy-_techerspack & students imi-lesson-plans_-literacy-_studentspack
– Understand online presence with ICT Lesson 3 and support your child to be mindful online imi-lesson-plans_ict_teacherspack & imi-lesson-plans_ict_studentpack
– Learn about angles using Lesson 10 ‘Off Road’ activity in the Maths resource imi-lesson-plans_maths_teacher_pack imi-lesson-plans_-maths_student_pack
– 52x lesson plans mapped to the Maths, Literacy, Business Studies and ICT curriculum using the retail automotive industry as a real life setting for tasks and activities with a student guide and teachers pack with easy to follow guidance and support materials download here.


For those leaving school this year
– Create a CV: Prepare for your next step and create your own CV using Modules from the Employability Toolkit Parents employability-skills-toolkit-teachers-edition-2020 & Pupils employability-skills-toolkit-student-pack-2020
– Apply for your next step and impress at your interview: using module 6 of Employability Toolkit Parents & Pupils
– Parents’ guide: it’s a difficult time right now and the Parents Guide will support you to navigate your child’s next steps as they leave school imi-parents-guide-a5-16pg-feb-2021-v1
– If your child has left school and is now looking for an apprenticeship we have lots listed across the UK which you can view and apply for here


For Primary school pupils
– Create a poster: what do you think vehicles will look like in the future? Draw, paint or sketch your ideas and share them with us imi-design-the-future-competition-primary-school-age
– Top Trumps: have a game and learn about some potential jobs for their future Download
– Family Fortunes: If you want something a little light hearted and want to hold a throwback gameshow email us and we can send you the PowerPoint for our Family Fortunes game


Life skills 


Games and fun careers activities


Videos to watch 

  • Hear from real life apprentices in these 40mins careers talks on Light Vehicle Technology with BMW HERE and Accident Repair with Nationwide HERE 
  • See inside the industry with these 360* VR films HERE and HERE 
  • Hear from real life Apprentices talking about their jobs HERE


Additional support from the IMI


Well-being for all
Well-being is paramount at this time both for you and for your children, please see below support networks to get you all through this.
– Young Minds
– Learner support
– Every Mind Matters


Please get in touch with the IMI Careers and Student Membership team if you need any further information or assistance on

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