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While You Were Gone – Relief Teaching Template

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: F - 6

Keep informed about what your students have been doing in your absence with this relief teacher summary template.

Stay In the Know with This Relief Teacher Template 

When you’re away from school for any reason, it can be easy to worry about what your students did (or didn’t do) in your absence!

This handy relief teacher template allows your relief teacher to communicate with you about what has happened during your time away in a quick and easy manner. Sections on the template include:

  • Relief teacher’s name
  • Date
  • Students who were absent or late
  • Students who left early
  • Highlights from the lesson plans
  • What we didn’t get to on the lesson plans
  • Students who went above and beyond
  • Students who needed behaviour reminders
  • Issues we had as a class
  • In one word, our day was…

Download & Print this Relief Teacher Template

This resource prints as a PDF. Choose from the full colour or black and white options from the Download dropdown menu.

Looking for a more sustainable way of using this resource? Why not slip the template into a write-and-wipe sleeve and provide a whiteboard marker to mark up. 

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