Tes Secondary: Christmas

Bring Christmas into your classroom with these one-off festive themed lessons and activities

Tes Resources Team

Christmas bauble of festive items for Secondary KS3 KS4 Christmas resources

With a packed curriculum, it’s sometimes hard to find time to both plan and teach seasonal activities. To make it easier for you to inject the festive fun into the remainder of the term, we’ve hand-picked this collection of one-off lesson ideas and activities to help you keep students engaged in the run up to the holidays.

Whole School 

Christmas Quiz 2022
mrshopehistory

Christmas Quiz 2022

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Celebrate Christmas this winter with your secondary students with this 64 question Christmas quiz for 2022 themed around the event complete with answers in both quick and question by question format. This resource is 64 question Xmas quiz spread across 8 different rounds. It is created on Microsoft ...
DIY Christmas Ornaments | 10 Pack
Sarah Renae Clark

DIY Christmas Ornaments | 10 Pack

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Color and make your own Christmas tree ornaments with this set of 10 fun holiday templates! These DIY Christmas ornament templates are easy for anyone to make. Just print, color, cut, fold, glue to make your 3D decorations to hang on your Christmas tree or sit as a centerpiece on your table for...
Christmas Quiz - Pub Style
Krazikas

Christmas Quiz - Pub Style

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This is a paper-based, pub-style Christmas quiz. You may also be interested in: **[Pub Style Printable Christmas Quiz 12 rounds 120 Questions](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/pub-style-christmas-quiz-printable-paper-based-12-rounds-120-questions-11779691)** **[Printable, Pa...
Christmas Dingbats
Online_Teaching_Resources

Christmas Dingbats

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Christmas Dingbats (27-slide PowerPoint activity) Christmas Dingbats provides twenty more delightful dingbats all with a special Christmas theme and 2 accompanying worksheets. As well as a fun end of term activity, Christmas Dingbats provides a great way of developing deduction skills and foc...

English & MFL

Christmas Unseen Poetry
EnglishGCSEcouk

Christmas Unseen Poetry

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A very detailed Christmas unseen poetry lesson that looks at a festive poem and helps students to break down the processes of analysing a poem independently so they build up their analytical skills for looking at new and unseen poems in exam conditions. Fully differentiated throughout.
Christmas anagram activity worksheet
mrshopehistory

Christmas anagram activity worksheet

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Christmas anagram worksheet activities to share with your students. Included in this resource is a PowerPoint with 10x Christmas themed anagrams - 1 per slide. Students need to unscramble the letters to find the word. This resource is on PPT format and completely editable and the answers to each ...
French Christmas Cards to colour
Betsy Belle

French Christmas Cards to colour

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3 Christmas Card Designs (Christmas tree, Father Christmas and Mrs Christmas, Rudolph) Pupils colour the picture according to the instructions. I have included colour background and black and white version to save on printing. Simply print, pupils fold in half, write a message inside ...
KS3 German- Christmas booklet
languages11

KS3 German- Christmas booklet

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- Fun activities + answers on Christmas. There is also a free vocabulary sheet available online. The tasks are varied and some of them make references to other topics such as numbers or colours. As the answers are provided on Powerpoint, students can participate and self-assess their work. - 15 ac...

Maths

Christmas Coordinates
DNewley

Christmas Coordinates

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Christmas Coordinates: 4 Quadrant - Elf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Rudolf (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant - Santa (5x5mm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Rudolf (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Frosty (1x1cm) 1 Quadrant (SEN Friendly) - Holly (1x1cm) Enjoy!!! When i get a chance will make the following. ...
Christmas maths equations maze
MissEHoney

Christmas maths equations maze

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This Christmas/Holiday maths one step equations maze will give students practice with their solving equations skills. A great seasonal activity to engage students this Christmas. Great for a starter or early finishers near Christmas. Especially if you want students to practice and consolidate solvin...

Science & Computing

KS3 Science Christmas Quiz 2022
Cre8tive Resources

KS3 Science Christmas Quiz 2022

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Secondary Science themed Christmas Quiz . Quiz Contains over 53 Questions and 10 Different Rounds. Ensure you treat you students this festive period with this educational fun professionally designed Christmas Science Quiz. **Round 1:** Identifying Matching Round - Pictures **Round 2:** True, False...
Christmas Science Fun Challenge
Isotopic

Christmas Science Fun Challenge

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A fun science challenge to print out on a single A3 (or A4 for smaller print) for students to complete. Contains elements of biology, chemistry and physics in fun challenges. Total score is 76 with tie breakers on top of this. Suitable for KS3 and KS4. Great end of term activity.
Science Christmas Activities
sambrown1234

Science Christmas Activities

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A selection of Science Christmas activities on a A3 worksheet that are designed for a class competition. Lots of puzzles (wordsearch, riddles, codes, anagrams etc) and a few Science problems. Includes a easier version and sheet with all the answers. A periodic table is required to work out the codes.
Python Naughty/Nice Christmas Program
uselessnerdII

Python Naughty/Nice Christmas Program

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KS3 or 4 task python program with assessed levels. Includes use of Variables and While function. Basic code is provided and instructions for students to perform adaptations with increasing levels of difficulty. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience. Probably better as a starter task f...
Christmas Cryptography      - A Computational Thinking Puzzle
iCompute

Christmas Cryptography - A Computational Thinking Puzzle

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Get your Key Stage 2 pupils practising the computational thinking skills that lie at the heart of the National Curriculum for Computing using this free Christmas cryptography puzzle. Introduces a simple substitution cipher and links to the relevance of encryption in the modern digital world. More...

Humanities 

Christmas Geography KS3 lesson - Longitude and Latitude
teach_tectonic

Christmas Geography KS3 lesson - Longitude and Latitude

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LESSON COVERS What longitude and latitude is and how it can be used to locate countries. The different characteristics of countries including biomes, temperature and other features. LESSON SUMMARY Lesson starts with a quick maths task where students are asked to come up with various numbers (...
The Christmas Truce
Brillder

The Christmas Truce

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This is the synopsis of a festive brick from our Brillder content catalogue on the Christmas truce of 1914. Bricks are interactive digital learning units that combine the authority of a textbook with the excitement of a live, scoring game. They re collectable too once played, each brick ...
History Christmas Lesson
History_Geeks

History Christmas Lesson

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A fun and Christmassy lesson for students in the last week of term. Could be used as a reward lesson the last time you see your class before Christmas. The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, differentiated tasks, a variety of activities, 3 different fun plenaries, timeline task and more. It...

Creative

Free Christmas Cracker Template
Sarah Renae Clark

Free Christmas Cracker Template

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Color and make your own Christmas Crackers with this free printable template! These DIY Christmas Crackers are easy for anyone to make. Just print, color, cut, fold, glue and fill with all your favorite goodies! If you d like more designs, you can upgrade to my pack of 8 Christmas Cracke...
Electronic Christmas Card Project.
maria anikina

Electronic Christmas Card Project.

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This is KS3 project which combines wood work skills, electronics (soldering skills, circuit, components & colour-coded resistors), 2D design, graphics and product design (a net, packaging and packaging symbols), including homework tasks. It helps students to work individually and as a team, to p...
Christmas Food Quiz
teachwithmrsb

Christmas Food Quiz

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Here you have a fun Food Quiz, ideal for Food lessons, PSHE, form time etc. The quiz has 2 rounds, the first containing questions for students to answer with multiple choice and the second round "Whats that food". Answers are provided for both rounds and the PPT is presented to a high qual...
Christmas Cooking Club Recipes
Jamilee Coull

Christmas Cooking Club Recipes

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This is six weeks worth of recipes for Christmas. Based on making gifts and edible decorations based on the theme of Christmas for my afterschool cooking club. No they're not healthy but very fun and as it is a one off course I feel I can justify it just this once!
Design a Christmas Cracker
hurstmere

Design a Christmas Cracker

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**Design a Christmas Cracker** Legend has it that Christmas Crackers were first designed by confectioner Tom Smith to sell his sweets at Christmas time. He was inspired by the bon bon wrapper design that he had seen on his travels in France. He added the snap when the cracker was pulled...