2021 School Events and Awareness Days

Welcome to the 2021 schools event calendar!

Awareness events are an awesome way to get kids, parents and educators involved in meaningful learning! We have aligned each awareness event or day with a package of free curriculum-aligned resources, aimed to get the whole school involved. From Harmony Day to STEM day, you can use these resource to teach lessons that help kids build empathy and make change in their local community.

The digital calendar below can be imported directly into your Google or ical calendars. Or you can click on the image to the left to view and download an A3 Printable version of the calendar, or click here.

If you have any questions regarding the resources aligned to the awareness days below – please drop us a line at [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you.

Here’s to a great new year of learning, stay cool!

NAPLAN Preparation

Your School

These series of lessons are designed to provide valuable practise for NAPLAN, the national literacy test held in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. These lesson plans are not an officially endorsed publication of the ACARA body - but are designed to provide practice for the Aust. Curriculum’s compulsory NAPLAN testing scheme.

Citizen Science Month

Your School

Citizen science is expanding the reach, relevance, and impact of science in almost every area of inquiry; in the field and online; through local and global efforts. CSA brings depth to how citizen science is understood, and shines a light on the integrity and complexity of the practice. Some great unit ideas below.

Nature Play Week

Outdoor Learning

Nature play is about taking kids into nature and allowing them the time, space and freedom to explore, discover, and find wonder in the natural world. We have some great lessons to help inspire your kids to get outside and learn while having fun!

Earth Day

Earth Day is marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes. Now, the fight for a clean environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more and more apparent every day. 

Mindful in May

Your School

In times like these, we really can't afford to lose our minds. Research shows it only takes 10 minutes of meditation a day to see significant positive benefits to your life. We have resources that you can practise with your students, in or outside of the classroom, and at home.

National Family Day Care Week

Your Centre

The purpose of National Family Day Care Week is to recognise and promote the important role family day care educators and services play in the development and wellbeing of more than 115,000 children across Australia. Get involved today by checking out their website as well as participating in these great lessons.

World Bee Day

Your School

World Bee Day's purpose is to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for our survival. It is an excellent opportunity to put bees at the centre of the national conversation for a day and encourage actions that create more bee-friendly landscapes. Find more resources here.

National Reconciliation Week

Your School

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians - as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

World Environment Day

Your School

World Environment Day is for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on environmental issues emerging from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.

World Oceans Day

Your School

On World Oceans Day, people everywhere can celebrate and take action for our shared ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, community and/or your company, and join with millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better future. By working together, we can - and will - protect and […]