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38 Year 11 Shirt Signing Ideas As Leaver's Day Approaches

Jasmyne Jeffery May 12, 2023

It’s become a long tradition that many look forward to on their last day of secondary school. If you want something memorable to write, but are stuck for ideas, here some are Year 11 shirt signing ideas and designs for what to write on Leaver’s Day.

It may seem like a long time before your GCSEs are over, but between all the exams and revision, the next few weeks will fly past. Before you know it, you’ll be in the hall for the last time. Only this time, it won’t be for a test, but to say goodbye to your teachers and even some friends as you leave secondary school.

Each school has its own traditions on Leaver’s Day, but there’s one that’s a staple for most around the UK. It’s time to grab you multi-coloured Sharpies and scribble messages and pictures all over each other’s shirts, something that can be treasured forever.

You’ll always have people who write or draw inappropriate things, but we have some better Year 11 shirt signing ideas so you’ll be remembered for better reasons than them.

What To Write On Shirt Signing Day

There’s no need to revise what you’ll write on your friends’ leaver’s shirt. Take a quick look at any of the following and choose the one you like the most.

  • Good luck with everything!
  • I’ll always remember you.
  • Thank you for being a friend.
  • (Name) was here.
  • Best wishes and best of luck.
  • Don’t know how you made it, but I’m glad you did.
  • See you around!
  • Knock knock. Who’s there? Not you anymore!
  • You’re the Robin to my Batman.
  • I’ll always remember when you…
  • I’ll be glad to see the back of you…JOKE!
  • I’m so proud of you.
  • See you on the bus to college!
  • Love you always!
  • I can’t imagine not being sat next to you/seeing you every day.
  • Whatever you do next, you’ll smash it!
  • Secondary school wouldn’t have been the same without you.
  • I can’t believe you made it to Leaver’s Day!
  • I never had a brother/sister, but I never needed to with you around.
  • Don’t forget me!
  • We’ll always have (class name) to remember.
  • I don’t know why I’m saying goodbye, I’ll still be seeing you all of the time!
  • I can finally admit that you were better at (subject) than me.
  • Never stop being you!

Year 11 Shirt Designs To Make Your Tee Stand Out

Turn up prepared with any of the following Year 11 shirt designs and you’ll really have something special to keep. There’s no need to spend lots of money on it either, just get creative!

You don’t have to get it printed or stitched on; just use your colourful Sharpies. This Year 11 shirt design is super easy, just put your name, and the years you were at the school!

If you’ve got the time, you and your friends should draw something that really sums you up on the back of your Leaver’s Day shirt. It could be your favourite animal, something you’re obsessed with, an instrument, or any of the above if you’re really stuck!

You could simply put your name and year on the back of your shirt, but jazz it up a little! Here are a few ideas for fonts and materials you could use to make yours stand out.

Though we don’t have pictures for the following Year 11 leaver’s shirt designs, here are some more suggestions!

  • A superhero logo for each of your friends.
  • Something related to your name: E.g tub of Ben and Jerry’s for a Ben, M&Ms if they’re you’re initials or Robinson’s squash.
  • A Disney princess.
  • A quote from TV & film, or even your favourite song.
  • ‘Game Over’
  • ‘ School? Completed it, mate.’
  • ‘Summer…loading’
  • Your Instagram/Twitter handle
  • You and your friends in Lego form.
  • Get you and all your classmates to have your tutor’s names and the year.

Now, you should have plenty of ideas for ideas on what to write on a Year 11 shirt on Leaver’s Day, as well as how to make yours stand out amongst the crowd.

Whatever you decide to write or design, make sure you make the most of the day!

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Jasmyne Jeffery is a full-time Entertainment and News Writer on university-themed website Freshered and HITC, and joined the company having previously worked in a freelance role. She attended the University of South Wales where she was also a student blogger and graduated in 2022 with a first-class honours degree in English and Creative Writing. Now, she puts her creativity to use reviewing university bars, Love Island episodes and the latest apps any 18-25-year-old is using.