On Friday 29 November 2019 we’ll be celebrating the Stars in Our Schools. We've got plenty of resources to help you celebrate: a guide packed with tips and ideas, branded materials to make the day stand out, and plenty of resources to download and print. Check them out!

Branded materials

Visit the UNISON Shop to order a whole range of Stars items from stock and TC Branding.

NEW for 2019: order water bottles, ring-bound notebooks, post-it notes, a trolley coin and chocolates to help you make the Stars feel special!

Downloadable resources

Scroll down for resources to download and print – from Powerpoints to posters; from certificates to press releases, and much more.

A guide to celebrating school support staff

Everything you need to know about celebrating the stars in your school.

Star cookies recipe

Print out and share our recipe for delicious star-shaped cookies! Why not order some paper bags and fill them with cookies for the stars in your school?

A template letter to email your MP

Let them know why you care about school support staff


Template press release

Fill in your information and send this to your local paper to publicise your event. 

Poster template (Word document)

Use this Stars in Our Schools poster template to add details of your event and stick around your school. 

Poster template (Word document) – Welsh version

Use this Welsh Stars in Our Schools poster template to add details of your event and stick around your school. 



Make your appreciation official – give the stars in your school a certificate. 

A Stars in Our Schools UNISON quiz

Download the quiz and test yourself and your colleagues

Email header 

Download this email header. 

Email header – Welsh version

Download this Welsh version of the email header.


Star graphic

Use this graphic on your Stars in Our Schools materials.

Social media graphic

Want to show your love for the stars in your school online? Create a social media graphic by adapting this powerpoint slide to include your school's details. Promote your event, or send out a message of support (the file will download when you click on it).

Facebook cover photo

Change your Facebook cover photo to tell everyone about the celebration day!

Photo opportunity

Download and print A3 signs for photo opportunities.

Leaflet: What is a trade union? 

If you'd like to let people know what UNISON is all about, download and print this leaflet. 

Useful links and information on career development

Visit UNISON's Skills for Schools website for useful links and more information on career development.