5 ways to start 2023 at secondary

Activities and lesson resources on resolutions, target setting and behaviour expectations to get your students off to a great start in the new year

Tes Resources Team

Secondary Students Setting Targets For The New Year

Resources to help you to kick-start learning and effectively re-engage your students in the new term

Going back to work after the holidays is never easy, particularly in these uncertain times. So to help make the transition back into learning a little easier for both you and your learners we’ve hand-picked a selection of new years resources.

New Year assembly

Start the new year as you mean to go on and set clear expectations and aspirations for your students with these new year assembly resources.

Set resolutions

Consider effective resolution-making with your students and discuss how to write meaningful and manageable targets.

Target setting for the new term

Based on Smart principles, these target-setting templates help older students to not only identify, but also to decide how they will achieve their goals.

Reset learning expectations

Recap your expectations for learning and behaviour in the classroom with these helpful presentations and display resources.

Thinking skills activities

Get your pupils back into the habit of exercising their brains and thinking creatively with this collection of games and puzzles, perfect for form time.

New Year Fun Activities Bundle

New Year Fun Activities Bundle

5 Resources
Print and Go worksheets. Contains Crossword puzzle, Word Search, Scramble, Crack the Code. All activities use the same 18 words relating to New Year's Day and New Year's Eve. This is particularly useful for ESL Learners to gain familiarisation with the vocabulary.
New Year Activity

New Year Activity

Happy New Year! New Year Coded Words Activity Sheet. Ring in New Years with something fun. Use this fun New Year's activity to stimulate critical thinking, and get your students thinking again after a long break. Good for first day back from break.Key included.
Logic Puzzles Task Cards

Logic Puzzles Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to have fun while while keeping their minds at work at the same time. An example logic puzzle: Question: A man builds a house with all 4 sides facing south. A bear walks past the house. What color is the bear? Answer: White: The house is built d...
Dingbats Quiz

Dingbats Quiz

Included in your download is a Dingbats quiz sheet, instructions on how to play/ideas on how to use in the classroom and a full answer sheet. Dingbats is very literally a game of say what you see ! Use as a starter, plenary, part of a quiz, form-time fun or simply as a fun activity as a class...