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Gift ideas for teachers

It's that time of year again and time to start thinking about gifts for teachers. Stuck on what to buy? We've got plenty of ideas for you, from candles and pamper sets to help them relax to novelty socks to make them smile

1. A pair of novelty socks could be just what you are looking for, and these ones from Card Factory are sure to get the message across. Card Factory, £1.99

2. A smart fountain pen could be a useful keepsake for a teacher – again, particularly if they are a writer or an English teacher. Wilko, £9.50

3. A pamper set never really goes amiss when it comes to gifting, and this Body Shop Coconut Treats gift set is perfectly summery. The Body Shop, £6

4. Gift them a bottle of bubbles to celebrate getting through another year with all of your children! This little thank you set from M&S comes complete with chocolates too. M&S, £20

5. It's not only students who have big goals and dreams to chase, but a lot of teachers may also have ambitions too! This book could give them somewhere to note down all their big ideas. Wilko, £2

6. Who doesn't love The BFG and Roald Dahl? This could be a sweet idea for an English teacher! Sainsbury's, £5.50

7. This book is sure to get teachers laughing, with real-life anecdotes from inside the classroom. This is a vivid account of the Secret Teacher's first few years in the classroom. WHSmith, £8.99

8. Say thanks a million with this candle. It's something that will feel really special but won't break the bank either! Next, £6