International Walk to School Month

Primary school children from across the UK join forces with children in more than 40 countries worldwide to celebrate the benefits of walking to school. For more information about getting your school involved see

1st Oct – 1st Nov The Big Draw

The world’s biggest drawing festival!

2nd National Poetry Day

This year’s theme is ‘remember.’

4th – 10th World Space Week 13th – 19th Bake it Better Week

Could you hold a bake sale at home or in school to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital? More info at fundraising ideas

16th World Food Day 18th Oct – 2nd Nov Family Learning Festival

An annual celebration of family learning in the UK. This year’s theme is 'Out of This World'. Ask your teacher for information about events happening in your local area.

10th Glow for Guide Dogs

This is a national fundraising day for UK charity, the Guide Dogs. To get your school involved in this fun ‘neon’ event, check out

13-17 Go Green in the Midlands (NSPCC)

The NSPCC in the Midlands are asking everybody to 'GO Green' to help raise money for the NSPCC's ChildLine Schools Service. Could your school go green for a day? GO Green

31st Halloween

Make sure you check out our spooktacular recipes on our resources page!