Back-to-school inspiration for secondary

At the start of the new academic year, welcome back your secondary tutor group with these top resources, activities and ideas

Tes Resources Team

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Resources, activities and ideas to prepare for those first few days back at school

As the new academic year looms and that back-to-school feeling descends, your thoughts may turn to those first lessons, tutor time sessions and assemblies. We've picked out some quality resources to facilitate a smooth transition out of holiday mode and into school life again.

Back To School Icebreakers
Innovativeteachingideas

Back To School Icebreakers

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As you know, the first few days of school set the tone for the rest of the year. Start out right with this set of 11 FUN ICEBREAKERS. NO PREP REQUIRED! Just pop these up on your screen, or print them out and let the fun begin! This super versatile collection of icebreakers works with an...
English Icebreaker: Thingys in a Minute
Rhyland15

English Icebreaker: Thingys in a Minute

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A fun icebreaker for induction week. This is an English themed take on one of my family's Christmas games. It aims at encouraging the students to work together, recall names and details of each other. Divide students into teams, decide the order of play and explain the following: The tut...
Back to School Assembly
TrueTube

Back to School Assembly

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Welcome back! An assembly for Key Stages 3 and 4 to help your students think about what they want to achieve on the next stage of life's journey. There&'s a short film, some games and a PowerPoint presentation too. More resources like this can be downloaded for free from: www.truetube.co.uk
jigsaw piece
virgilsgirl

jigsaw piece

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A jigsaw piece that can be reproduced as many times as needed. The pieces will interlock together to make a jisaw as big or as small as you need. This piece fits on an A4 piece of paper, but obviously can be enlarged on a photocopier. Brilliant resource for work with your new class. Activity based...
IB Learner Profile Display
colin_chambers

IB Learner Profile Display

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I have got inspiration for this display from this resource. https://sites.google.com/a/desertsands.us/earhart/monthly-ib-learner-profile I have inlcuded an .ai file which is scaleable to what ever size you want. If you want to download as A3 find the file called "display-ib.docx".
Going for gold! Plan for your future goals
knowledgeandskills

Going for gold! Plan for your future goals

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Going for gold is a classroom topic about how to plan for short and long term goals. It helps students to understand that planning for their goals is an important step in achieving them, and that breaking down a long term goal into smaller steps will help to keep them on track and make their more...
Positive Thinking Assembly
Arty Teacher

Positive Thinking Assembly

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This assembly provides your students with strategies to think more positively. It gives a metaphor that positivity is like a huge jar of nutella, and they can dip their finger in whenever they wish to pull out some positivity! It covers the following strategies: Smiling and Laughter practicin...