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Spring Term 2019

Week BeginningKeyword and QuoteEvents
7th January
Aspiration

“Ships are safe in the harbour, but that’s not what they’re built for.”
John A. Shedd (d.1928)
7th Orthodox Christmas Day
14th January
Idiosyncratic

“The things that make me different are the things that make me.”
A. A. Milne (d.1956)
21st January
Morality

“Every story has a moral you just need to be clever enough to find it”
Lewis Carroll (d.1898)
20th World Religion Day
21st Martin Luther King Day
25th Burns’ Night
27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day
26th – 3rd Feb National Storytelling Week
28th January
Tenacity

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
H G Wells. (d.1946)
30th Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day
1st Dignity Action Day
4th February
Oxymoron

“Make haste slowly.”
Roman Proverb
5th Chinese New Year
5h Safer Internet Day
6th Accession of Queen Elizabeth II
11th February
Love

“There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.”
George Sand (d.1876)
14th Valentine’s Day
18th February
HALF TERM
25th February
Entrepreneur

“From my very first day as an entrepreneur, I've felt the only mission worth pursuing in business is to make people's lives better.”
Richard Branson (b.1950)
25th March Fairtrade Fortnight
1st March St David’s Day
4th March
Reconciliation

“Why do you notice the splinter that is in your brother’s eye, but not the log that is in your own eye?”
Gospel of Matthew 7:3
4th National Apprenticeship Week
5th Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)
6th Start of Lent (Ash Wednesday) until 18th April
7th World Book Day
8th International Women’s Day
8th British Science Week
11th March
Irony

“Humour is mankind’s greatest blessing.”
Mark Twain (d.1910)
11th Commonwealth Day
14th International School Meals Day
17th Red Nose Day
17th Saint Patrick’s Day
18th March
Ecology

“The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.”
Barry Commoner (d.2012)
20st Purim Jewish Holiday/Holi Hindu holiday
20th Spring Equinox
21st UN International Day of Forests
22nd World Water Day
23rd World Meteorological Day
25th March
Parliament

“Everybody is a political person, whether you say something or you are silent.”
Paulo Coelho (b.1947)
27th Charles I became King of England 1625
29th UK to leave EU
31st Daylight Saving Time Starts
1st April
Psychology

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”
William James (d.1910)
1st-7th Autism Awareness Week
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