Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Cultural Calendar

It is important to us that throughout the year we celebrate significant dates in calendars from all cultures and faiths. We have also worked hard to ensure that national and international awareness dates are observed at the Academy.

We have created this cultural calendar to help us with planning assemblies and student activities. This is a constant work in progress, and we are always looking at new dates and celebrations to add.


  • Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
  • International Literacy Day
  • Big Green Week
  • European Day of Languages


  • Black History Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Day
  • National Poetry Day
  • World Mental Health Day
  • National Hygiene Week


  • Diwali
  • Anti-bullying week
  • Remembrance
  • International Men’s Day
  • World Kindness Day


  • Hannukah
  • World Aids Day
  • Human Rights Day
  • Christmas/Advent


  • Holocaust Memorial Day
  • International Day of Education
  • Lunar/Chinese New Year


  • Safer Internet Day
  • LGBT+ History Month
  • Children’s Mental Health Week
  • National Story Telling Week


  • STEM Week
  • World Book Day
  • International Women’s Day
  • Holi
  • Downs Syndrome Awareness Day


  • Autism Awareness Week
  • Ramadan
  • Vaisakhi
  • Easter
  • Earth Day
  • Stephen Lawrence Day


  • Eid
  • Democracy
  • Mental Health Awareness


  • Refugee Week
  • Diversity Week
  • Deafblind Awareness Week


  • Nelson Mandela Day
  • Plastic Free July


Exact dates have not been included as these change annually.

Autism Acceptance Week 2022

Our students from our OZone department have shared what living with autism means to them.