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Summer Term 2019

Week BeginningKeyword and QuoteEvents
22nd April 2019
Joie de vivre

“She wanted to live and live fully, and to give life, she who loved life! What was the good of existing, if you couldn't give yourself?”
The Joy of Life. Émile Zola (d.1902)
22nd Earth Day
23rd St George’s/English Language/Shakespeare Day/World Book Night
28th London Marathon
29th April 2019
Numinous

“If our shallow culture sometimes seems to lack a sense of the numinous or spiritual it’s only in the same way a fish lacks a sense of the ocean.”
Grant Morrison (b.1960)
29th International Dance Day/National Gardening Week
1st May National Walking Month/Share a Story Month/Local and Community History Month
2nd Yom HaShoah
3rd World Press Freedom Day
5th -4th June Ramadan
6th May 2019
Compassion

“If you want others want to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
Dalai Lama (b.1935)
8th Red Cross Day
12th May National Limerick Day
12-18th Christian Aid Week
13th May 2019
Curiosity

“Look up at the starts an dnot down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”
Stephen Hawkins (d.2018)
13th Mental Health Awareness Week
13th Neurodiversity Week
13th National Vegetarian Week
13th Foster Care Fortnight
17th World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
20th May 2019
Empathy

“The opposite of anger is not calmness, it’s empathy.”
Mehmet Oz
21st Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22nd International Day of Biodiversity
27th May 2019
HALF TERM
3rd June 2019
Liberation

“They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate.”
President Franklin D. Roosevelt on D-Day landing
3rd Child Safety Week
5th World Environment Day
6th D-Day 75th
8th World Oceans Day
9th Pentecost
10th June 2019
Utopia

“Whoever tries to imagine perfection simply reveals their own emptiness.”
George Orwell (d.1950)
14th World Blood Donors Day
17th June 2019
Existential

“We are our choices.”
Jean Paul Satre (d.1980)
19th Fathers’ Day
20th World Refugee Day
21st Summer Solstice/International Day of Yoga/ World Humanist Day/World Music Day
24th June 2019
Equanimity

“Victory and defeat are a part of life, which are to be viewed with equanimity.”
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (d.2018)
24th National School Sport Week
26th National writing Day
30th Meteor Day
30th United Nations International Day of Friendship
1st July 2019
Mercy

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy.”
Jesus
1st - 5th School’s Diversity Week
7th Global Forgiveness Day
8th July 2019
Opinion

“Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.”
Democritus (d.370 BCE)
11th World Population Day
12th Battle of Boyne (Northern Ireland)
15th July 2019
Repose

“Humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies, minds and hearts to heal.”
Thich Nhat Hanh (b.1926)
15th World Youth Skills Day
17th International Justice Day
18th Nelson Mandela International Day
22nd National Marine Week
24th National Parks Week
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