First Weeks Back Bundle (Back to School)Quick View

First Weeks Back Bundle (Back to School)

Looking for activities for the first weeks back to school? Download this bundle of popular transition activities for primary teachers getting to know their new classes! Save time with our popular first weeks back resources!
New school year / back to school assemblyQuick View

New school year / back to school assembly

A complete assembly with both PPT and script for the start of the new school year. The assembly features a 'how to start the school year successfully' guide with six main points including 'be prepared to fail' and 'listen'. Youtube clips featuring famous people who have failed, Mo Farrah and the benefits of being positive are included as well as the Back to School soundtrack from Grease 2 as entry music. Designed primarily for year 7 - year 11. The assembly has been written for class delivery or for one person.
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Back to School Maths (Year 6)

FREE for new buyers – Enter code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout. A bundle of easy to prepare Key Stage 2 Maths / Numeracy games and activities, ideal for the first week back at school with a new class or to stock up your maths shelf for use throughout the year. As a revision and consolidation pack, this best suits Year 6 (P7 and other equivalents), although the resources would suit some younger classes / groups if all included concepts have been covered. After the holidays, before teaching any new aspects of maths, you can get pupils improving their mental agility with these fun Crossnumber puzzles (featuring addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, decimals). You can have them work on those times tables they've forgotten over the summer with these Four in a Row games. Plus you can have them work independently or collaboratively on these mostly multi-step Word Problems challenge cards - a key area to come back to over and over again to ensure pupils can use the four operations in context. Please click on the resources to see previews and more detailed information about each one. I hope this bundle saves you time and helps to get your pupils off to a flying start without you having to do a whole load of planning in the first few days. Thank you for your interest in my resources. You might be interested in my popular KS2 bundle of Hidden Word Puzzles for Rounding, Multiplication, Fractions and Negative Numbers: Maths Puzzles Here’s a Mental Maths Halloween Puzzle pack: Halloween Maths Puzzles My Crossnumber Puzzles are popular too: Place Value Puzzles Mental Maths Puzzles Year 5 / 6 For time-saving printables and presentations to plan Primary Literacy, Maths and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources
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Back To School

No planning required! A huge back to school pack of ideas and resources to meet and get to know new classes providing an excellent way to start the new year. Contains the following activities: ✓ THE WITCH HUNT: In teams, students must work out which person has the guilty card. ✓ FIND A FRIEND: Students try to find the person who they have most in common with. ✓ TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: A fun classic. ✓ WOULD YOU RATHER: Student edition with fun and thought provoking questions. ✓ MY BEDROOM: Students draw a bedroom that reflects them. ✓ TWEETER PROFILE: That's Tweeter not Twitter! ✓ FAKEBOOK PROFILE: They should be well-practised in this! ✓ INTERVIEW A CLASSMATE: Take notes and report back to the class! ✓ SPEED INTERVIEWS: Students speed interview each other. ✓ PERSONALITY CARDS: Students are given interesting and creative roles while discussing a hot topic. Careful, someone might have the "Crazy Cat Lady" role! ✓ HOLIDAY SNAPS: With template. ✓ HOLIDAY NEWS: Students write a new report on their holiday. ✓ THE SPY GAME: Students work in pairs to draw a map and find a secret location. ✓ INVESTIGATION: Students work in teams to analyse evidence to work out how someone escaped from prison. ✓ TIME CAPSULE: Students create a time capsule for themselves to open in the future. ✓ GUESS WHO: A guess who style game where students must find a mystery classmate based on some facts. ✓ MY HANDS: Using their hands as templates, they will create a fact sheet about themselves ✓ A GOOD STUDENT: Students mind map what they think would make a good student. ✓ BINGO: Students create a bingo sheet filled with information about themselves. ✓ VID SPACE: Students create a mock video channel with video ideas of their interests. ✓ CLASS APPLICATION: Students must apply to be part of the class! ✓ THIS SUMMER I: Creative writing prompt and template. Thank you for viewing!
All about me game - back to school new classQuick View

All about me game - back to school new class

FREE WITH CODE SUPER-SEPTEMBER FOR NEW USERS. This is such a fun resource for getting to know your new class, and much more interesting than getting them to complete a transition booklet! Just open the game in Powerpoint and choose your class size. You can either play it as musical chairs or musical states its up to you- press start music will play and then stop after 30 seconds- last child standing/moving gets to choose Truth or Dare! The Truth questions are aimed at finding more out about the children, The Dares involve lots of fun tasks that your class will find hilarious!
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Back to School Bingo

FREE back to school bingo game! Help your new class get to know each other with this fun game. Give each child a Find Someone Who Board (choose the KS1 or KS2 version). Children then go around the room and find somebody who can sign their name in each box on the board. The aim is to fill up their whole board as well as to get to know their classmates better! This free resource is part of our popular New Class Poetry Activity.
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Back to School and Transition

A 43 page Power Point presentation to use with your new class at the start of the new school year or on transition day. Slides include: Would You Rather questions Find A Friend game Conversation Starters Thoughts on new school year School Tweets activity If you like this, you might also be interested in Back to School for KS1 and KS2 If you use and like this resource, I'd be very grateful if you left a review. To be kept informed on any new resources I publish please click Taylor's Teaching Timesaversand follow me.


Fresh new term, fresh new start! An 18 slide (approx 10-15 min) assembly welcoming students back to school after a holiday. Includes some tips on how to ease back into studying and regaining focus on school after a relaxing break. Easily adaptable for tutor-time! Suitable for all ages!


This fun quiz consists of 25 multiple choice questions about school and education, see examples in the preview. Recording sheet included. Editable text. Great beginning of the year / ice breaker activity for your new class. Suitable for KS2 - KS3
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Back to School French First Lesson

This lesson is designed as an introductory lesson. Ideal for the first lesson in September. It includes a French culture quiz and personal information vocabulary. To accompany the PowerPoint there are Loto cards and a worksheet. This resource is also available in German.
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Back to School!! School Rules

A perfect activity for the start of a new school year. Completely customisable for your own school rules. Three spaces provided for the class to personalise the classroom rules. Pupils can draw in the boxes provided or write about the rules.
Back to SchoolQuick View

Back to School

A fun pack of resources to get to know your new class a little better. Suitable for both KS1 and KS2 - there is a mix of worksheets which could be used for an instant display and also talking points for circle time. Resources include: All About Me Apps worksheet All About Me Puzzle Piece worksheet - ideal for an instant display Describing Me worksheet Find a Friend game My Numbers Are Game Conversation Starters for Circle Time Would You Rather questions for Circle Time You might also be interested in Back to Schjool and Transition day power point If you use and like this resource, I'd be very grateful if you left a review. To be kept informed on any new resources I publish please click Taylor's Teaching Timesaversand follow me.
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Back to School Icebreaker Ideas

This packet contains 10+ unique, creative, and fun icebreakers to use with your students at the beginning of the school year. They include: 1. Candy fun! 2. Pass the hat 3. What's in your pocket? 4. Group Challenge 5. Letter Writing 6. Desk Gallery Walk 7. Rename Thyself 8. Hypothetical Situations 9. Signature Challenge 10. Alphabet Soup These activities are sure to get your students interested in your class from DAY ONE! They will help you get to know your students and also help your students to begin to form bonds within the classroom that will create an effective classroom environment.
Back to School activitiesQuick View

Back to School activities

Great resource for the first week back to school. Includes: All about me page (4 versions - grade 1,2,3,4) Secret Picture using 100s chart Word search (numbers 1-20) Trouve quelqu'un qui... bingo Our classroom rules page My family page My summer page Coloring page using math (1-12) 2 Search and find pictures (l'été and school themed) All about me banner Treasure hunt to get to know the class room
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Back to School - Are You Ready?

Back to School - Are You Ready? A great value pack of resources ideal for getting started with the new school year. Amazing value download pack! £20.50 of resources for an amazing £3.99!!! Limited download. Click on the links for further details. For other engaging resources, including full lessons, visit my shop page here: