Calendar

September

The Great British Bag-athon

The Great British Bag-athon – dates TBC The British Heart Foundation (BHF) will be setting the public a challenge to fill bags of unwanted clothes, shoes, books and electrical items to raise money for the charity’s life-saving research. Individuals, schools and businesses can take up the fundraising challenge. More information will be available at your local BHF shop.

1st – 7th National Zero Waste Week

Could you rise to the challenge of reducing your landfill for a week? Maybe it’s an activity you could try in the classroom? Or perhaps at home? More info at zero waste week

8th International Literacy Day

Lift off to literacy! This fabulous day celebrates the power of literacy around the world. Talk to your teacher about getting involved in the challenge and check out this wicked website packed with fun resources: www.reading.org

13th Roald Dahl Day

It’s Roald Dahl’s birthday! To celebrate this wonderful author, the official Roald Dahl website is going to be jam-packed with lots of fun activities. 2014 also marks the 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, so get ready for some chocolate covered themes! www.roalddahl.com/create-and-learn

19th Jeans for Genes Day

What could your jeans do? 1 in 25 children in the UK has a genetic disorder. By organising this fundraising day your school could transform lives. www.jeansforgenes.org

29th World Heart Day