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Let's get quizzical

Try the TES quizzes collection and say farewell to the autumn term with a little competition. There are interactive templates based on television shows such as Deal or no Deal and Who Wants to be a Millionaire?. There is also a picture quiz, penalty shoot-out and bingo. bit.lytesQuizzes

OU for schools

Measuring the speed of light with chocolate, how American English came to be and the seven wonders of the microbe world are just three of the topics covered in nearly 200 free teaching resources shared by the Open University. Mostly aimed at secondary pupils, the videos offer engaging and quirky lesson ideas to inspire pupils in history, English, DT, media, geography and more. bit.lytesOU

Chocolate words

The producers behind the new West End musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have created key stage 3 English resources based on the show. Pupils can explore characters by writing diary entries and creating profile cards. There are also literacy activities based on Roald Dahl's original story. bit.lyWonkasKS3

New term

Start next term with a bang! Try TES's start-of-term collection for calendar activities, target setting and a range of behaviour tips, starters and plenary ideas. bit.lytesNewTerm

Top Trumps

The classic card game is a class favourite. Check out fantastic Top Trumps resources shared by teachers on TES and register for the 2013 Top Trumps tournament at: bit.lytesTopTrumps. The competition is open to children under 12 and next year's theme is "internet safety and digital heroes". Registration closes on 25 January 2013.

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