8 Shakespeare quotes perfect for your yearbook!

There’s no denying that at one time or another William Shakespeare will pop up during one of your English lessons. Whether you are in primary school, studying for your GCSEs, or your A-Levels, The Bard will always be a top subject. So it’s only right that Shakespeare gets a little mention in your yearbook, right?!

In honour of Shakespeare Week, the team here at AllYearbooks has compiled some of their favourite quotes which would be great to use in your yearbook.

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Making scrapbook calendar pages

When it comes to making your yearbook collage pages it’s easy to forget some of the events that have taken place over the school year. So why not dedicate a few pages in your book to a scrapbook calendar?

All you need is a 6 double-page spreads, a selection of different fonts and backgrounds, and a load of photographs. What could be easier?!

Take a look at the scrapbook we’ve made, and be sure to share your own creations with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (@AllYearbooks).

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What’s hot – TV and Music

When thinking about popular trends as we are growing up, it is so easy to forget! Whether it’s Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, or all the latest Disney there’s no doubt that at some point the common room has been discussing the latest cliffhanger or shock ending.

We have created some page designs for you to use to collect the ‘Top Hits’ and Netflix’s trending for you to use.   We’ve come up with a fun few of ways to create themed pages within your book.  If you like any of them just let us know when you next speak to a member of the team we can just add the page to your book for you to edit or keep it as it is.

Here at AllYearbook’s not a day goes by without “Have you seen…..”.  We love films, TV and music! We are all watching different things but generally the whole office gets involved with what’s on and someone is always recommending films and series to watch! 

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All of these layouts are available for you to use for completely free of charge in your Leavers Yearbooks. To use them all you need to do is once you have created a yearbook here – http://www.allyearbooks.co.uk/start and speak to one of the team in chat and ask us to add the page to your yearbook! It’s so simple and they look really good!

“The force is strong with this one” – Happy Star Wars Day!

Our designers have been super busy creating amazing covers for all of your lovely yearbooks, but they didn’t forget to celebrate Star Wars Day!

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In honour of May the Fourth (geddit?), take a look at our out-of-this-world cover design, which celebrates everybody’s favourite Jedi Master, Yoda.

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If you have any ideas that you think would look great on a cover, do get in touch with us at @AllYearbooks on Twitter or let your yearbook coordinator know. You may well get to see your idea come to life…

Get the look: Up, Up and Away!

Here at AllYearbooks, we absolutely love a themed book! So our lovely designer has come up with a cute new theme based on the office’s favourite Pixar film which will have you wanting to pack your bags and discover the world before you can say ‘Up, Up and Away’…

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With a cover as fantastic as this, of course your inside pages need to match!

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…and let’s not forget the font and colour schemes. We’ve created a colour palette which we think compliments the blue backgrounds perfectly, and we’ve even provided the exact colour codes!

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So let’s take a look at the final result!

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Speak to your coordinator today about using this theme for your book – the backgrounds are already available in the theme tab of your book, and you’ll find the cover in the cover area.

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Who’s Who: Creating a map of your school

We love unique ideas here in the AllYearbooks office and we’ve been thinking lately about different ways to list all your teachers in your yearbooks.

We often see pages which simply list teachers and their photos, but why not shake things up a bit by getting creative and making a map!?

Of course, listing all members of staff on your map may make it a bit crowded, but this layout is a great way of giving the behind-the-scenes members of staff their time to shine.

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We’ve layered several fill shapes to create a map outline and then added in text boxes and marker PNGs. Then, simply upload your teacher photos (perhaps crop them into a circle shape before uploading) and you’ve got yourself a map!

Speak to your yearbook coordinator today about creating this layout for your own yearbook.

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Get the look: Minimalist yearbook covers

Here at AllYearbooks we have a lovely team of talented designers who are dedicated to creating unique covers for your yearbooks.

Whether you are wanting specific theme, colour scheme or have no idea where to start, our design dream team will make sure you have a perfect cover by your deadline date!

We are seeing a lot of 2017 and 2018 yearbook committees going for a formal, minimalist look when speaking to our design team – here are some of our favourite ideas around the theme:

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Speak to a member of the team today about getting your first cover draft created!

Do Your Thing for Children in Need 2017!

We love seeing all of your fundraising events in your yearbook, and the photos make for such fun and colourful pages!

Whether you’re holding a bake sale, a sponsored silence or maybe the school are holding a non-uniform day, be sure to take a few photos so you can make a funky collage in your yearbook.

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If you haven’t got many photos to fill your page why not get a budding reporter to write a summary of the day? This is a great way of filling up space and getting students involved with the yearbook process!

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Making a text-heavy yearbook page

Having a page full of text doesn’t have to look boring!

Many schools decide to include a few text-heavy pages in their yearbook for many different reasons – it could be a welcome letter from the editor, a farewell speech from the Head of Year, or perhaps a summary of the school year from a teacher or pupil.

We’ve come up with a few different ways to put all the text on the page that you need, while making it easy to read. We’ve even included font suggestions for you!

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Boo! How to make spectacularly spooky pages for Halloween…

Halloween is a create time of year to include in your yearbooks – the theme lets you get really creative with your colour palettes and backgrounds!

Whether you are out trick or treating, having a Halloween party or celebrating with a dress-up competition at school, we’ve got some great ideas to help you spook up your pages 🙂

Backgrounds

We’ve got a fab selection of Halloween backgrounds on the system, these are just two of them! Whether you want a bold background or something more subtle, there’s an option for you.

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Colour palettes 

There are so many great colour schemes associated with Halloween, rich oranges, dark browns and black, even lime green and bright purple! Take a look at some of our colour palettes below, we’ve even given you the colour hex code so you can use the exact shade.

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Page ideas

Don’t limit yourself to just a collage page – why not have a craft page, or even a themed joke page!?

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Happy Halloween everyone!