Today is National Thank a Teacher Day and across the UK students and parents (and some politicians) have been saying thank you to school staff.
Social media has been inundated with messages and videos, so we've pulled together some of our favourite tweets, along with some of those that have got the biggest reaction:
The prime minister
The Oldham Academy North
Holy Spirit Catholic Primary
We are all being spoiled today. Thank you so much to the Smolen Family for the most beautiful cake I have ever seen! #ThankATeacherDay @davidebaines @AngelaR42012024 @stcuthbertsCHS pic.twitter.com/o9DzgdRlsN— Holy Spirit Catholic Primary (@HolySpiritWA9) June 23, 2021
The British and Irish Lions Rugby Team
Jadyn and the DfE
"He's one of those people that I will remember for the rest of my life"— Department for Education (@educationgovuk) June 18, 2021
16 year-old Jadyn shares why she's proud to be taught by her science teacher, Mr Whittaker.
Say thank you to someone who's made a difference this Wednesday on #ThankATeacherDay 🎉https://t.co/akNtb2kVCk pic.twitter.com/JuX8sv9NHP
Dame Alison Peacock
Thornbury Primary Leadership Academy
Days after winning FE Lecturer of the Year, Brian's wife Sue went into hospital with pneumonia.— Department for Education (@educationgovuk) June 23, 2021
Over the course of their stay, Brian met several former students who were now working on the NHS frontline, and saw first-hand the impact his work was having.#ThankATeacherDay pic.twitter.com/i4iGjeBbu1
Happy #ThankATeacherDay 2021! 2 truths: 1. You’ve had an impossibly crazy 15 months and are completely cream crackered 2. The impact of you showing up as your full fat self and fighting for the highest good of your students leaves a lifelong legacy. @UKThankATeacher pic.twitter.com/ya0sQOTvv4— Jaz Ampaw-Farr (@jazampawfarr) June 23, 2021
The education secretary
Shaun the Sheep
Find out more about Thank a Teacher Day 2021 or download some free creative materials including a quiz, bunting and a cookie recipe from Nadiya Hussain from the Thank a Teacher Day page on Tes Resources.