September topical teaching

June is a busy month marked by a variety of events including World Environment Day, World Oceans Day and Refugee Week.



September teaching resources


Ease yourself into September and back to school with our topical teaching resources. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day and the Harvest Festival, mark the anniversary of 9/11 and brush up on your linguistic skills, all with help from TES Connect.


Back to school

Get ready for the start of term with classroom displays, ice-breakers and team building activities

Hand-picked back-to-school resources

TES iboard interactive resources

Classroom organisation resources

Harvest Festival (7-10 September)

Remind students of when their forbearers would gather the harvest and store food for winter with lessons and assembles to celebrate Harvest Festival.

Hand-picked Harvest resources

More Harvest Festival resources

International Literacy Day (8 September)

Celebrate the importance of learning literacy skills and highlight its importance as a human right.

International Literacy Day resources


9/11 anniversary (11 September)

On 11 September 2001, the world watched as New York's Twin Towers were subjected to one of the largest-scale terror attacks of our times.

Hand-picked 9/11 anniversary resources

More 9/11 resources

Sexual Health Week (12-18 September)

Promote safe sex and highlight the consequences of not practising it with resources on sex and relationships.

Hand-picked sex and relationship resources

More Sexual Health Week resources

Roald Dahl Day (13 September)

Celebrate the birthday of the author who gave us a number of classic works, including Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Hand-picked Roald Dahl resources

More Roald Dahl Day resources

World First Aid Day (14 September)

Raise public awareness of how first aid can save lives in everyday and crisis situations.

World First Aid Day resources


Talk Like a Pirate Day (19 September)

Ahoy me hearties! This here day be a day for talking like a pirate - have some swashbuckling fun in class.

Hand-picked pirate resources

Pirate-themed desktop wallpaper

International Day of Peace (21 September)

A day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

International Day of Peace resources

European Day of Languages (26 September)

Bonjour! Hallo! hyvââ pâivââ! Yia sou! Hola! Czešc! Join in with the European celebrations of all the languages of the world.

European day of languages resources

More European day of languages resources

See more events in September


September assembly ideas


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