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Our Best Book Award - voting deadline Friday 24 May

Leicester Libraries are now in the final stages of this year’s Our Best Book award, having enjoyed some fabulous online author sessions which should help your children vote.  Participating schools are asked to carry out individual voting in class in way that works for your school.  Find out more.


Calendar of events

Calendar of environmental opportunities and events throughout the academic year.

Further information

The calendar below is representative of the 2023/24 school year. A full-page, mobile friendly version of the calendar can be downloaded as a PDF at the bottom of this page.

Event Details Date Month
World Cleanup Day (Litter) Saturday 16 September
Eco-Schools Training session 1   (4-5.30pm on Teams) Wednesday 20 September
World Car Free Day Friday 22 September
World Vegetarian Day Sunday 1 October
World Animal Day Wednesday 4 October
EcoTeachMeet (venue TBC) and World Teacher Day Thursday 5 October
Seed Gathering Day from the Tree Council Sunday 8 October
World Food Day Monday 16 October 
Energy Saving Week Starts Monday 23 October
Energy Saving Week Ends Monday 30 October
Deadline for Sunflower weights Tuesday 31 October
Eco-Schools Roadshows taking place throughout month (venues TBC) Wednesday 1 November
Outdoor Classroom Day  Thursday 2 November
National Tree Week starts Sunday 26 November
Virtual Tree Week Assembly (1.30pm) Tuesday 28 November
National Tree Week ends Monday 4 December
World Soil Day Tuesday 5 December
Deadline for Newsletter submissions Friday 5 January
Carbon Literacy Training (date and venue TBC. happening W.B. 22 January)  Monday 22 January
Big Garden Birdwatch  Friday 26 January
Eco-Schools training session 2 (1-3.30-pm veue TBC) and World Wetlands Day Friday 2 February
National Nest Box Week Wednesday 14 February
Virtual World Wildlife Day Assembly (1.30pm) Friday 1 March
World Wildlife Day Sunday 3 March
Roots and Shoots Awards (London) Friday 3 March
International Womens Day Friday 8 March
Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel starts and Global Recycling Day Monday 18 March
World Water Day Friday 22 March
Earth Hour 8:30-9:30pm Saturday 23 March
Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel ends Friday 29 March
Deadline for Newsletter submissions Friday 5 April
Carbon Literacy Training (date and venue TBC. happening W.B. 15 April)  Monday 15 April
Teach Earth Teacher Training Programme - Online Webinar Wednesday 17 April
Virutal Earth Day Assembly (1.30pm) and Earth Day Monday 22 April 
Eco-Schools training session 3 (1-3.30pm) Monday 29 April
Walk to School Week Monday 20 May
Teach Earth Teacher Training Programme - in-person training at Queensmead Primary School Tuesday 21 May
World Environment Day Wednesday 5 June
World Oceans Day Saturday 8 June
Great Big Green Week starts Sunday 9 June
Great Big Green Week ends Sunday 16 June
Eco-Schools Celebration (all day) Thursday 27 June
Deadline for Newsletter submissions Friday 28 June
Plastic bag-free day Wednesday 3 July





Please consider the environment.