Events

STEM Club Week

STEM Club Week

1st February to 5th February

STEM Clubs Week celebrates all the amazing work that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Clubs do. Find out more at http://www.stemclubs.net/stem-clubs-week-2015/

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.

Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami

1st February

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

Candlemas

Candlemas

2nd February

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

NSPCC Number Day

NSPCC Number Day

3rd February

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

Unicef Day for Change

Unicef Day for Change

3rd February

Day for Change is a chance for your school to learn about what life is like for children around the world and raise money for disadvantaged children with Unicef.

Rugby Six Nations

Rugby Six Nations

4th February to 18th March

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

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.

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

5th February

Super Bowl LI will take place at  the NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas. It will be the 51st Superbowl.

Charles Dickens' Birthday

Charles Dickens' Birthday

7th February

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

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

7th February

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

Bad Hair Day

Bad Hair Day

10th February

Do something silly with your hair for the day and help to raise money for Great Ormon Street Hospital. Find out more about this event here.

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.

Go Green Week

Go Green Week

13th February to 18th February

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

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

14th February

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

Beep Beep Day

Beep Beep Day

15th February

Every year thousands of tots and infants age 2-7 take part in a special Beep Beep! Day organised by their nursery, playgroup, childminder or infant school, to help save little lives. It's a great way to engage children with the road safety basics through fun activities, while raising awareness among parents and the wider community about protecting children on roads.

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

27th February to 12th March

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

Find out more at www.fairtrade.org.uk/fortnight

 

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

28th February

Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts: the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It's a day of penitence, to clean the soul, and a day of celebration as the last chance to feast before Lent begins.