Events

NSPCC Number Day

NSPCC Number Day

1st February

Celebrate Maths and help to raise money for NSPCC by taking part in Number Day!

 

St Brigid's Day

St Brigid's Day

1st February

St Brigid's Day is traditionally recognised in Ireland as the first day of spring.

Rugby Six Nations

Rugby Six Nations

1st February to 16th March

The Six Nations is an annual Rugby competition involving England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.

Candlemas

Candlemas

2nd February

Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of her son Jesus.

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

3rd February

Super Bowl LII will take place at  U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will be the 52nd Superbowl.

World Cancer Day

4th February

World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

5th February

A day to remind everyone why it is important to stay safe online and how we can all do so.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

5th February

Chinese New Year, also known as the spring festival, is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. 2018  is the year of the dog.

Tết - Vietnamese New Year

Tết - Vietnamese New Year

5th February

The Vietnamese Festival celebrates the arrival of Spring.

Charles Dickens' Birthday

Charles Dickens' Birthday

7th February

Charles Dickens is much loved for his great contribution to classic English literature.

Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami

10th February

Vasant Panchami is the Hindu festival that highlights the coming of spring.

Go Green Week

Go Green Week

11th February to 15th February

Go Green Week is People & Planet's annual national week of action on climate change in schools, colleges and universities.

 

Darwin Day

Darwin Day

12th February

Darwin Day is a celebration intended to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on February 12, 1809.

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

14th February

Valentine's Day is the traditional day on which people express their love for each other.

International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day

21st February

International Mother Language Day is an observance that promotes awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

22nd February

World Thinking Day is a day of friendship, advocacy and fundraising for girls around the world.

Fair Trade Fortnight

Fair Trade Fortnight

25th February to 10th March

A special event that raises awareness of the Fairtrade Foundation and the activities that it supports.

Find out more at www.schools.fairtrade.org.uk