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Key Dates

Here are the key dates this year for things we will be covering in school or you can cover at home.

Black History Month: October 2022

Black History Month spans the entire month of October – an opportunity for pupils to discover black history, legacy and achievements. 

Remembrance Day: 11 November 2022

Commemorated annually on 11 November (the day World War 1 ended in 1918), Remembrance Day encourages us to remember both World Wars and the brave soldiers who fought in them.

Anti-Bullying Week: 14-18 November 2022

We spend anti-bullying week looking at bullying and its effects, defining what bullying is and what you can do if you are being bullied, you see someone being bullied or if you feel your behaviour counts towards bullying.

The 2022 Anti-bullying theme this year is 'Reach Out', empowering children to do something positive to counter the harm and hurt that bullying causes.

Chinese New Year: 22 January 2023

Chinese New Year marks the start of the lunisolar Chinese calendar. 2023 will be the year of the Rabbit.

Safer Internet Day: 14 February 2023

As part of Safer Internet Week, the 14th February marks a national day where all schools focus together on the positive use of digital technology, as well as the potential dangers we need to look out for.

World Book Day: 2 March 2023

At CCSJ we love to celebrate good books and build a love of reading in all who come here. World Book Day is a great chance to look at our favourite books in more detail, share stories and maybe even dress up!

More information will be published nearer the time.

British Science Week: 10-19 March 2023

Our Science curriculum is amazing and we love seeing children think and work like scientists. British Science Week is a great opportunity for everyone to experience the wonders of science, technology and engineering. More details to follow.

Mental Health Awareness Week: 13-20 May 2023

At CCSJ, we are committed to promoting positive mental health and everyone being able to talk about their personal mental health. The Awareness Week is an opportunity for children, parents, teachers, staff and the local community to come together to tackle mental health problems and the stigma attached.