We celebrate teachers across the country every year on National Thank A Teacher Day. We also use this day to announce and celebrate the Silver Winners of the Pearson National Teaching Awards. This year we are waiting for schools to reopen to all children before we officially announce the winners.
In the meantime, we are asking everyone across the country to join together to say a HUGE thank you not only to their teachers, but school leaders, teaching assistants, and all support staff for their amazing work, not only in these challenging times but all year round.
This Thank a Teacher Day, send a special edition e-card designed exclusively by the award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler.
Anyone can send a card, to any member of staff working in UK schools and colleges; school leaders, teachers, teaching assistants, and all support staff such as lunchtime supervisors, caretakers and cleaners. You can even send your card to the whole school.
Do you have a STAR teacher? Do you miss seeing them every day? This Thank A Teacher Day let’s take the opportunity to say thank you to all our amazing teachers and support staff, who are doing a star job each and every day.
Share your message of thanks with us before the 20th May, ideally in a video clip, or in an expression of your choosing. Our theme this year is a star. How creative can you be? Maybe you and your school will feature as our #StarOfTheDay on social media
The aim is to get as many messages of thanks and some great stories about the teachers who are being thanked so we can share them with the whole country on National Thank a Teacher Day on May 20th.
These are just ideas. If you have your own creative way of thanking your teacher we would love to receive that too.
This Thank A Teacher Day let’s take the opportunity to say thank you to all teachers and support staff, who do an amazing job every day. Why not say ‘Thank You’ to a teacher that’s made a difference to you? It takes two minutes to do but has a lasting impact on those exceptional teachers who receive them.