Teacher Tool Kit

Thank you so much for signing up to take part in 2023. Below you will find all the resources you need for the day from assembly presentations and class notes to videos and poster templates.

Remember to check you have everything downloaded and printed off in plenty of time. If you are using links to videos etc please be sure to double check you can access them. 

IMPORTANT: VENT for Change is a sustainable stationery company that supports children’s education projects worldwide with every item sold. We are not teachers or education professionals, the resources put together for the day have been generated and collated by the team and other partners kind enough to offer resources. Forgive us if they are not perfect, if you find anything obvious we can improve on please let us know.

Assembly & Collective Worship

A brief introduction to the day including a short film, to help explain a little why your school is taking part in Share a Pencil Day and what it is all about.

Download Assembly Notes (Word Doc) HERE

Download Assembly Presentation (Powerpoint) HERE

Share a Pencil Day Lesson Plan

Highlighting the 4 main reasons children still cannot go to school. Examples of 4 children for them to read about and answer a few questions. A short film introducing the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and where education sits within that can be used as an introduction.

Teacher Lesson Notes & Overview (KS1 & KS2) HERE

Download Lesson Plan HERE

Download the printable sharing tasks HERE

Additional Activities

For those wishing to focus on different topics or go into more depth we old year groups we have provided a number of additional activities. These can be done in class as sharing tasks or set as homework for individual pupils to undertake alone.

Download Additional Activities HERE

Pencil posters templates 

For the younger age groups a wonderful activity is the Pencil Poster titled ” I love school because…” This is designed to encourage children to think about and remember what school means to them beyond the day to day lessons and why school is so important

Download your Pencil Poster template HERE

We’re taking part poster

Download your poster to put up around the school, tell the pupils, teachers and parents you’re taking part.

Download you’re taking part poster HERE

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