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Children’s Mental Health Week - 7-13 February 2022

Jan. 25, 2022

Children's Mental Health Week is run by children's mental health charity Place2Be, who launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of Children and young people’s mental health.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science - February 11th

Jan. 25, 2022

In 2016, the UN declared 11 February as International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The main reason for this declaration was to encourage more girls and women to take up jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (also known as the STEM subjects). Figures show that although there's no significant difference in ability between boys and girls in maths and science, less than 35 per cent of graduates in STEM subjects worldwide are women and there are even fewer in engineering and information technology.

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Jan. 12, 2022

Chinese New Year, will commence on Tuesday 1st February and run until 11th February. Here at 2Simple, we celebrate the occasion using Purple Mash, with a huge variety of resources and activities to use in your classroom to ensure your pupils learn about the importance of this festival for many cultures across the world.

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National Storytelling Week - 29th January - 5th February

Jan. 12, 2022

This year National Storytelling Week runs from 29th January to 5th February. The theme for 2022 is ‘Read a Story. Tell the Story’ and the Society for Storytelling has a range of resources on their website packed full of tools to support the teaching of storytelling to children at all key stages. There are also a wealth of resources within Purple Mash.

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Safer Internet Day 2022 | Purple Mash

Jan. 11, 2022

Now in its 19th year, Safer Internet Day takes place on Tuesday 8th February. Over the years, the day has become a landmark event in the online safety calendar, with schools across the world contributing to creating a safer online environment for all. This year's theme is 'All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online' and here we look at some resources you can use and how you can get involved.

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