Teaching special events and topics for September 2023

Here at Busy Things for Schools, you'll find educational and engaging teaching events and topics for September 2023 that will get the school year off to a great start. You’ll find European Day of Languages worksheets, Harvest Festival primary resources, and even Talk Like a Pirate Day activities! Don’t miss our Back to School activities — perfect for welcoming your pupils back to the classroom and breaking the ice on the first day of term.


Try out all these resources in your classroom and lots more...


Back to school

4th September 2023

Get to know your new class and help your children get to know each other using a selection of back to school activities and games. 


Rosh Hashanah

15th - 17th September 2023

Use our templates to write about the festival of Rosh Hashanah - to celebrate the Jewish New Year.


British Food Fortnight

 16th September - 1st October 2023

There are lots of food and drink related resources on Busy Things to help you celebrate British food and drink!


Talk Like a Pirate Day

19th September 2023

Argh me hearties!


Children can either create a Wanted Poster for a Pirate on the run or label the parts of a pirate ship. Both fun activities for Talk like a Pirate Day!





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Yom Kippur

24th - 25th September 2023

Use our Yom Kippur writing templates, clip art and photographs to help your KS2 children create exciting topic work about the holiest day of the Jewish year. 

European Day of Languages

26th September 2023

Celebrate the European Day of Languages with our French and Spanish worksheets and flashcards!




29th September - 6th October 2023

Use our writing templates to write about the festival of Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles. 

Autumn activities

September - December 2023

Why not write about Autumn as part of a weather project?


Busy Things includes plenty of activities to create a topic exploring the weather and the seasons.


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