Exactly Match Each Subject's Processes and Systems

We take a different approach to customised exercise books for schools. We fully customise them for your school, not simply a school name and logo overprinted on the cover. You can customise covers and inside pages for all subjects, just like our customised planners.

  • Any page rulings or grids
  • Add any marking scheme, including on the exercise pages
  • Add subject support pages
  • Exactly match your school’s brand

Our expert team will design anything you need. We have hundreds of page ideas you can use or adapt for maths, English, science, design and technology, handwriting and anything else you can think of. Use as they are, amend or ask us to create original pages and our design team will perfect them for your school.

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Easy to customise each page type

  1. Choose any exercise book page ruling or style. Alternatively, give us a specification to create one for you.
  2. Consider adding your marking, feedback or peer review systems to the exercise pages. This can save time and expense over your current ways of working.
  3. Enhance your school exercise books with subject support pages. Include anything from marking criteria to formula sheets.
  4. Bring each exercise book editions to life with custom covers. Reflect your school brand or makes each department really stand out.
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Request your free exercise book sample pack

Discover how easy it is to create customised exercise books for each subject with The School Planner Company. Review our high quality page library and see samples for several subjects.

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Request an exercise book free trial

We are offering schools with over 500 students a free trial of up to 70 exercise books* (enough for two classes), and your feedback will help us to make an even better resource.

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Choose any style or ruling for each subject’s exercise pages

It can be difficult to give thorough feedback without having to write or stick over part of your students’ work. Adding feedback systems to your exercise book pages can significantly help productivity and consistency. Customising can dramatically reduce your costs – particularly if you are currently using labels or sticking in feedback forms. If you’re using feedback stickers or stamps, we can create a spot on each page for them without covering work.

Our customised exercise books are perfect for all marking and feedback methods. These could include:

  • EBI (Even Better If)
  • WWW (What Went Well)
  • Live marking

You could include a dedicated space in your exercise books for showing that verbal feedback has been given for each piece.

You can see examples in our information pack and can ask us to design to your own specification.

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Add subject resources so they are always to hand

We can design any subject support pages you need, from targets and termly review pages to subject reference pages.

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English Exercise Books

Add copy editing symbols, grammar overviews, word lists and more to your English exercise books.

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Maths Exercise Books

Your maths exercise books are the ideal place to add important reference pages: formula sheets and conversions, key summary notes and much more.

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Science Exercise Books

From formula sheets to chemistry lab safety and biology glossaries. Consider adding support pages to your science exercise books.

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Art Exercise Books

Your art exercise books can be made using sketch pad paper. You can also include art theory and vocabulary pages.

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Handwriting Exercise Books

Include exercise book pages to support handwriting practice at a primary level: useful spellings, the alphabet and more.

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Humanities Exercise Books

Maps, weather cycle diagrams, timelines and more can be added into your exercise books to support geography and history studies.

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Languages Exercise Books

Include alphabet, vocabulary pages and more to help your students. We create exercise books for a range of languages, including French, German and Spanish.

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Music Exercise Books

Add staves and lines and any reference content you would like your student to have to hand in your music exercise book.

Get In Touch With Our Team

You can give us a call, email us, or even request a callback. Whatever’s easiest for you – we are here to answer your questions and help guide you through the process.

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Request An Exercise Book Free Trial

Discover how easy it is to create customised exercise books for each subject with The School Planner Company. Review our high quality page library and see samples for several subjects.

Generic vs Custom Exercise Books

Unlike generic books, our fully customised exercise books combine your exercise pages with departmental systems to truly reflect your school’s ways of working.

Include your own, unique marking keys, classroom expectations and rewards, and have them built into your designs.

Pages at the front and back are designed to your exact specifications by our professional team – exactly like our customised planners.

Also, for each and every subject and Key Stage, we can design and produce tailored covers, support pages, and exercise pages to meet your exact needs.

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How do I get started?

Now in their 20th year, Education Resources Awards are widely recognised as a sign of excellence in the education resources industry.

The awards highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services, and people, as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession.

We last won an ERA award in 2006, in the Supplier of the Year 1m-3m turnover category, and are delighted to have received another.

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Exercise Books For Primary Schools

Customised exercise books are not limited to just secondary schools.

We believe they have equal value to pupils in primary schools. We can help you create bespoke handwriting exercise books to support younger students.

Or make maths exercise books full of subject-specific pages such as times tables and shapes.

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Customised Exercise Books FAQs

Find the answers to common questions relating to customised exercise books.

Once we receive your content, our design team will create your editions, ensure they are proofread, then send out to you to evaluate. This step usually takes two to three weeks during our summer peak, but is quicker earlier in the year. You are welcome to develop the exercise book further before it goes to print, we do not charge extra for this. Production takes two to three weeks, including delivery to your school.

Our team will support you every step of the way. Our advisors can talk through how to develop an effective exercise book for your subject. You have access to our full library of page ideas. This is can be a huge time-saving resource and help you avoid reinventing the wheel. Our design team put in all the time so that you don’t have to, ensuring everything is consistent. Our proofreaders check carefully for errors and will also make recommendations where they may help you. Our on-site production centre works to the highest standards, ensuring you get consistent, quality exercise books that will last the school year.

If you are an existing customer, it can be as simple as sending us new term dates. For new customers, you can:

  • send us other school resources for inclusion such as marking schemes
  • use any copyright-free content from your existing exercise books
  • choose any number of pages from our extensive content library

You don’t need to worry about presentation – just bundle your ideas and send to us. Our design team will take care of the rest.

We can help you develop an exercise book for any subject you require. Popular exercise book subjects that our primary and secondary customers order are:

  • Handwriting Exercise Books
  • English Exercise Books
  • Maths Exercise Books
  • Science Exercise Books
  • German Exercise Books
  • French Exercise Books
  • Spanish Exercise Books

Can’t see your subject? don’t worry, we can create an exercise book for your subject. We have hundreds of page ideas you can use or adapt for a wide range of subjects.


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