Get the family involved in the National Thank a Teacher Day celebrations!

This year, National Thank a Teacher Day is on Wednesday 23rd June and the theme is ‘Stars’. All of our National Thank a Teacher Day resources can be found at the bottom of the page.

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Send a Limited Edition Axel Scheffler 'Thank You'

  • Get your kids to send a free thank you e-card to their favourite teacher by clicking the button below! Cards are open to teachers, school leaders, teaching assistants, and all support staff in UK schools and colleges, and those thanked will receive a limited edition e-card specially designed by Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler.
  • Send one of your own! Is there a teacher that’s been a real support to your family? Let them know!
  • Once you have sent a card you’ll be given the option to enter our celebrity judged #HowWillYouSayThankYou competitions…

Enter our Competitions!

Simply send a thank you card and you’ll be given the links to enter our #HowWillYouSayThankYou competitions. Show off your skills for your teaching heroes and you could receive a special shout out from one of our celebrity judges! The competitions include:

  • Nadiya Hussain’s Baking Competition -test out Nadiya’s cookie recipe and bake something special for your teacher!
  • Michael Morpurgo’s Short Story or Poem Competition- enchant us with your best short story or poem about an amazing teacher you know.
  • Drawing Competition- show off your best Thank a Teacher Day drawing, whether it’s a picture of your teacher or your dream way to thank them!

Get thinking about how you’d like to thank your teacher! We can’t wait to share your photo and video entries with our celebrity judges…

Activities to do with your children

Wear Something Sparkly for Thank a Teacher Day!

This Thank a Teacher Day, we want the nation to sparkle for their teaching stars! Show off your sparkly outfits, jewellery, glitter and so on with the hashtag #ThankATeacherDay.

Tell a School Leader about #ThankATeacherDay!

Simply click the button and we'll send them an email about how your school can get involved in Thank a Teacher Day with a link to our downloadable pack of resources.

Inform a School Leader!