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Free Awareness Days and Events Calendar

A list of awareness days and weeks throughout 2022 and 2023 that you may find useful.

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SUBJECT EVENT COUNTRY 2022 2023
Science — Physics BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Ireland 12 – 14 Jan TBC
Religion World Religion Day Worldwide 16 Jan 15 Jan
History/PSHE Holocaust Memorial Day Worldwide 27 Jan 27 Jan
Science — Biology RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Weekend UK 28 – 30 Jan TBC
English National Storytelling Week UK/Ireland 30 Jan – 6 Feb 29 Jan – 5 Feb
Career Advice National Apprentice Week UK 7 – 13 Feb TBC
IT Skills Safer Internet Day Worldwide 8 Feb 14 Feb
Languages International Mother Language Day Worldwide 21 Feb 21 Feb
PSHE World Thinking Day Worldwide 22 Feb 22 Feb
PSHE International STAND UP to Bullying Day Worldwide 25 Feb 24 Feb
PSHE SIAD — Self Injury Awareness Day UK 1 Mar 1 Mar
English World Book Day Worldwide 3 Mar 2 Mar
Science — Physics Engineers Week Ireland 5 – 11 Mar TBC
PSHE No Smoking Day UK 9 Mar 8 Mar
Maths Pi Day UK 14 Mar 14 Mar
Science — Physics British Science Week UK 11 – 20 Mar TBC
Citizenship Global Recycling Day Worldwide 18 Mar 18 Mar
English World Storytelling Day Worldwide 20 Mar 20 Mar
English World Poetry Day Worldwide 21 Mar 21 Mar
English Shakespeare Week UK 21 – 27 Mar TBC
Science — Biology National Tree Week Ireland 21 – 27 Mar 21 – 27 Mar
Maths World Maths Day Worldwide 23 Mar TBC
English International Children’s Book Day Worldwide 2 Apr 2 Apr
Physical Health & Wellbeing World Health Day Worldwide 7 Apr 7 Apr
Science — Physics/
Chemistry
Edinburgh Science Festival UK 9 – 24 Apr TBC
Life Skills Global Action Week for Education Worldwide 18 – 24 Apr 24 – 30 Apr
Citizenship Earth Day UK 22 Apr 22 Apr
English National Shakespeare Day UK 23 Apr 23 Apr
English World Book and Copyright Day Worlwide 23 Apr 23 Apr
History Local and Community History Month UK May 2022 May 2023
English National Share-a-Story Month UK May 2022 May 2023
PSHE Darkness into Light (Suicide Awareness) Ireland 7 May TBC
PSHE Mental Health Awareness Week UK 9 – 15 May 8 – 14 May
Physical Health & Wellbeing/
Citizenship
Road Safety Week Ireland 15 – 22 May 15 – 22 May
Physical Health & Wellbeing Walk to School Week UK & Ireland 17 – 21 May TBC
Science — Biology World Bee Day Worldwide 20 May 20 May
Science — Biology World Turtle Day Worldwide 23 May 23 May
PSHE World No Tobacco Day Worldwide 31 May 31 May
English Listowel Writers’ Week Ireland 1 – 5 Jun TBC
Science/Geography/
Citizenship
World Environment Day Worldwide 5 Jun 5 Jun
Science/Geography World Ocean Day Worldwide 8 Jun 8 Jun
Science — Biology National Insect Week UK 20 – 26 Jun TBC
English National Writing Day UK 23 Jun 23 Jun
Art Children’s Art Week UK 28 Jun – 17 Jul TBC
Geography World Population Day Worldwide 11 Jul 11 Jul
PSHE International Day of Friendship Worldwide 30 Jul 30 Jul
Citizenship International Youth Day Worldwide 12 Aug 12 Aug
Science — Biology National Zoo Awareness Day UK 31 Aug 31 Aug
English International Literacy Day Worldwide 8 Sep 8 Sep
PSHE World Suicide Prevention Day Worldwide 10 Sep 10 Sep
Languages European Day of Languages Worldwide 26 Sep 26 Sep
Citizenship Recycle Week UK 19 – 25 Sep TBC
Physical Health & Wellbeing International Walk to School Month Worldwide Oct 2022 Oct 2023
English International School Libraries Month Worldwide Oct 2022 Oct 2023
Science — Biology World Animal Day Worldwide 4 Oct 4 Oct
Science — Physics World Space Week Worldwide 4 – 10 Oct 4 – 10 Oct
Citizenship International Teachers Day Worldwide 5 Oct 5 Oct
English National Poetry Day UK 6 Oct 5 Oct
PSHE World Mental Health Day Worldwide 10 Oct 10 Oct
Maths Maths Weeks Ireland 15 – 23 Oct TBC
Science — Physics/
Chemistry
Science Week Ireland 6 – 13 Nov TBC
PSHE International Stress Awareness Week Worldwide 7 – 11 Nov TBC
PSHE International Stress Awareness Day Worldwide 9 Nov TBC
Citizenship/PSHE World Kindness Day Worldwide 13 Nov 13 Nov
PSHE Anti-Bullying Week Ireland 14 – 18 Nov (TBC) TBC
PSHE Anti-Bullying Week UK 14 – 18 Nov TBC
PSHE International STAND UP to Bullying Day Worldwide 18 Nov 17 Nov
Substance Abuse Alcohol Awareness Week UK 18 – 25 Nov TBC
Physical Health & Wellbeing/
Citizenship
Road Safety Week UK TBC TBC
Citizenship World Children’s Day Worldwide 20 Nov 20 Nov
IT Skills International Computer Security Day Worldwide 30 Nov 30 Nov
Science — Biology National Tree Week UK TBC TBC
Science — Biology National Robin Day UK/Ireland 21 Dec 21 Dec