Thank A Teacher Day 2021

Thank you for a wonderful Thank a Teacher Day!

In 2021, National Thank a Teacher Day was on Wednesday 23rd June and the theme was ‘Stars’. Celebrities, leaders in educations, schools and pupils from across the UK came together to celebrate their teaching heroes, with support from Boris Johnson, David Walliams, Stephen Fry and more! Watch the highlights below…

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Thank You Cards and Tributes

  • For Thank a Teacher Day 2021 Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler, designed a limited edition thank you e-card which was free to send to anyone working in a school. Axel’s design may no longer be in use, but you can still send a special personalised e-card for free all year round.
  • We also ran the celebrity judged #HowWillYouSayThankYou competitions which encouraged pupils to show off their skills for their teaching heroes. Watch the videos below to find out our lucky winners…

Nadiya Hussain Baking Competition

Axel Scheffler Drawing Competition

Sir Michael Morpurgo's Writing Competition