Get your pupils involved in the National Thank a Teacher Day celebrations!

Join the whole of the UK in celebrating National Thank a Teacher Day on Thursday 26th May. This day is dedicated to all the schools and colleges at the heart of our communities, from the teachers helping us make sense of the world to all the wonderful support staff keeping things running.

There are heaps of ways to get involved, from sending free thank you cards and entering our celebrity competitions to enjoying our free on-the-day activities (you can download these below). We’ve also got free lesson and assembly plans linked to the PSHE curriculum which you can find below. Make it a day of celebration in your school community!

Download free Lesson and Assembly Plans

Celebrate National Thank a Teacher Day in your classrooms with our PSHE curriculum-based lesson and assembly plans for all key stages.

Are you a headteacher wanting to thank your staff?

There are two ways of sending your staff members a personalised thank you e-card via our campaign. You can:

  1.  Thank an individual or whole team using our online form
  2. Send a batch of thank yous all at once using your Thank a Teacher school dashboard. Don’t have one yet? Use the button below and a member of staff will help you access it.

Already have a dashboard set up?

Log in below to see the messages your staff have received.

Downloadable Activity Resources

Get involved on the day with these fun games and activities.

Printable Stickers

Print on Avery L7164 labels.

Guess the Celeb School Report Game

Print on A4 paper.

Colour in Page

Group Drawing Activity

Take it in turns to add to the drawing and unravel at the end!


Can you find the Thank a Teacher Day themed words?

Printable Thank You Card

Print on A4 paper.

On the Day Thank You Graphic (Instagram)

Use this to accompany your Instagram posts.

TATDay Theme Graphic (Instagram)

On the Day Thank You Graphic (Twitter/Facebook)

Use this to accompany your Twitter and Facebook posts.

TATDay Theme Graphic (Instagram)

Early Years Graphic (Square)

Early Years Graphic (Landscape)

Colleges Graphic (Square)

Colleges Graphic (Landscape)

Create your own bunting

Bunting Letters

Bunting Template

This year Thank a Teacher is delighted to be working in partnership with Thank you Day. As part of your National Thank a Teacher day celebrations, design your own bunting to celebrate Thank you Day (5th June) and the Queen’s Jubilee. Some bunting will be specially chosen to be displayed at Tate Britain, alongside some of the nation’s greatest masterpieces. If you would like your bunting to be chosen, please contact [email protected]

2022 Promotional Resources

Spread the word in your school community to Save the Date for National Thank a Teacher Day 2022!

Save the Date Instagram Graphic

Before TAT Day Instagram Graphic

Save the Date Twitter/Facebook Graphic

Before TAT Day Twitter/Facebook Graphic

Early Years Graphic (Square)

Early Years Graphic (Landscape)

Colleges Graphic (Square)

Colleges Graphic (Landscape)

Example Newsletter and Social Media Copy

Email Header

A4 Poster

We can't wait to celebrate with you on 26th May!

But you don't need to wait 'til National Thank a Teacher Day to thank someone in your school or college.

Send a thank you e-card today