Team-building tasks for secondary

Encourage cooperation among your secondary students with this top collection of team-building challenges and games

Tes Resources Team

Strong Ropes Representing Secondary Team Building Activities

Activities, games and challenges to help you foster team spirit and encourage collaboration among your secondary classes

Whether at school or in the working world, knowing how to cooperate with others is crucial to success. So, with Christmas on the horizon, what better time is there to get students practising exactly that? We've gathered together some of our favourite resources, including hands-on challenges, thought-provoking riddles and team building games, to ensure that teamwork really does make the dream work in your classroom.

Team-building activities, games and worksheets for secondary students

Team Building Games
guzzel

Team Building Games

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A pack of team-building games split into communication, problem-solving and physical challenge games - a bit like the Crystal Maze! You can print off the main slides and laminate them for pupils to follow. The notes pages give a guide as to how all the challenges can be led.
Team work
janeh271

Team work

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Team work, starter activities around working together, fun activities can be used as separate starters. PLTs
Spaghetti Challenge: STEM activity
Science Museum Learning

Spaghetti Challenge: STEM activity

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In this race against the clock students work as a team to build the highest tower possible out of dried spaghetti and marshmallows. The objective of this lesson is to explore structures and investigate what methods of building can make the tallest and strongest structure. By testing their prototyp...
COVID-19 SOLVE THE PUZZLE
ACOYEAR8

COVID-19 SOLVE THE PUZZLE

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Visual adaptation of this famous problem with solution included and print out (be careful to cut off the solution) for those who need it. Great fun and scope for adaptation to a myriad of situations, e.g lockers, classrooms etc. Feedback please :)
Team Building Exercise
sb5edu

Team Building Exercise

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Groups work together to discuss items that would be most appropriate to a given situation. Students can then explain why and what was chosen.
Lego Design Challenge
missedutton1

Lego Design Challenge

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A fun activity to do at the start or end of the class. Also can work as an icebreaker or team building activity. Also works well with adults!
Team Building 2 Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge
Think Tank

Team Building 2 Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge

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Team Building 2 Escape Room: The Team Building 2 Escape Room will take students on a Speedway around the classroom! This Team Building 2 Escape Room has students decode fun puzzles using teamwork and critical thinking while trying to beat the clock. This is the perfect resource for back to sch...
Interactive Scoreboard - Quiz / Q&A / Group & Team Work
Stuart Bridge

Interactive Scoreboard - Quiz / Q&A / Group & Team Work

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I ve put together an interactive scoreboard for use in class with team/group work. There are 6 teams, and a maximum of 10 points per team. I may use this to give out merits for numbers of questions answered etc. (i.e. one team wins overall and they get a merit or two each). It s a fai...