Dyslexia Awareness Week (4th – 10th)
A week dedicated to raising awareness and helping your pupils further their understanding around Dyslexia. Dyslexia is different for everyone, for some it may mean being slower at reading or writing, and for others it might mean struggling with planning and organisation.
Discover Dyslexia Awareness Week resources here
World Teacher’s Day (5th)
Celebrated all around the globe on October 5th, this day definitely needs to be in your diary. This year the day is said to focus on the support teachers need to fully contribute to the recovery process following the pandemic and how the education sector has been affected.
Download resources for World Teacher’s Day here
#HelloYellow for World Mental Health Day (8th)
#HelloYellow is Young Minds biggest campaign each year, taking place on World Mental Health Day. They encourage everyone to wear yellow and donate £2 to help show young people that they are not alone with their mental health.
Download your #HelloYellow resources here
National Bullying Preventation Month
National Bullying Preventation Month began back in 2006 and gives schools the perfect opportunity to focus and raise awareness on bullying.
Find resources for your school here
International School Library Month
In an ever-growing digital world this is a great opportunity to celebrate your school library and encourage pupils to get stuck into a good book no matter their age! It’s also a great chance to focus learning on different famous authors from Shakespeare to J.K Rowling.
School Library Month resources
International Walk to School Month
We’ve had Bike to School Day last month, now it’s time to get your walking shoes on for a month of walking to school. Encourage your pupils to take part in this event by highlighting the many benefits including doing their bit for the environment as well as the positive impact that walking has for their mental health.
Learn more about International Walk to School month resources here
Black History Month
Celebrating its 34th year Black History Month celebrates key figures who have made substantial contributions to the country, whether that be today or historically.
Find resources for Black History Month here
ADHD Awareness Month
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting both children and adults around the globe. Raise awareness in your classroom this month and help break down the stigmas that surround the disorder.
Find resources for ADHD Awareness Month here