Category: Special Days, Weeks and Months

St David’s Day

St David's Day

1st March is St David's Day, the national day for the patron saint of Wales. Find out more about St David and discover some great classroom activities.

Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

St Valentine’s Day is one of the most widely celebrated Saints days, with an emphasis on romance. Who was St Valentine and why do we have celebrate his day?

Children’s Mental Health Week

Mental Health

Children’s Mental Health Week gives us the perfect opportunity to talk to children about mental well-being. We've got some ideas on how you can help pupils.

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week is a great opportunity to get your pupils involved and engaged with storytelling. Check out our cross-curriculum activity ideas.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King

21st January 2019 is Martin Luther King Jr Day. We’ve added some information about MLK, with a timeline and a glossary; perfect for the primary classroom.

The Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2019

Big Schools' Birdwatch

Schools across the UK are currently taking part in the Big Schools' Birdwatch 2019. Why not get your class to take part? Download your free bird identifier.

Human Rights Day 2018

Human Rights

For children to develop into respectful, fully-rounded human beings, it is important for them to understand the values of the Declaration of Human Rights.

St Andrew’s Day

St Andrew's Day

30th November is St Andrew’s Day. We’ve got some great information about Saint Andrew and his relationship with Scotland that you can share with your class.

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

This week (12th-16th November) is Anti-Bullying Week, with events and activities taking place in schools across the UK. Find out more about this great event

Bonfire Night Safety Tips

Bonfire Night Safety

To help you to discuss firework safety with your pupils, we’ve created a handy Infographic with our Bonfire Night Safety Tips for fireworks and sparklers.