World Book Day 7 March

Post by Caitlin, Student Experience Ambassador World Book Day is on the 7th March and celebrates the joy of reading and aims to improve access to books for all children. As part of World Book Day, a variety of £1 books are put on sale to encourage accessible reading. They include stories for beginners, early, … Continue reading “World Book Day 7 March”

7 March 2024 by

Time to Talk Day: Breaking the Silence on Mental Health

Time to Talk Day, on February 1st, shines a light on mental health and its presence in our society. In a world where stigma and silence often prevent conversation regarding mental health, this day encourages open dialogue, empathy, and support. This day serves as a reminder that talking about mental health isn’t just beneficial; it’s … Continue reading “Time to Talk Day: Breaking the Silence on Mental Health”

1 February 2024 by

National Puzzle Day

National Puzzle Day recognises the value of puzzles including crosswords, jigsaws, word search and sudoku and is celebrated on 29 January. Spending time on puzzles improves memory, cognitive functions and problem solving skills. Different puzzles can test vocabulary or logical thinking. Whilst puzzles are now considered leisure activities, they were originally used for purely educational … Continue reading “National Puzzle Day”

29 January 2024 by

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is a day of remembrance for all those who have died in war. It takes place on 11th November, the day that World War 1 ended with the country observing a minute of silence at 11am as a chance for reflection. Whilst the day first started as a commemoration of World War 1, … Continue reading “Remembrance Day”

11 November 2023 by

Loneliness Awareness Week 12-18 June

We all get lonely. It’s time to talk about it. Brought to you by Marmalade Trust, Loneliness Awareness Week is dedicated to raising awareness of loneliness and getting people talking about it, across the UK and beyond. Connection matters – it’s what makes us human. Read about how to get involved at https://www.lonelinessawarenessweek.org/

12 June 2023 by

Shavu’ot 25-27 May

Shavuot is one of the Jewish harvest festivals, also known as the festival or feast of ‘Weeks’. It takes place seven weeks after the first day of the spring festival of Passover and this year starts on the evening of 25 May, ending on the evening on 27 May. Originally an agricultural festival, marking the … Continue reading “Shavu’ot 25-27 May”

25 May 2023 by