Primary Events

Below is a list of all events that are relevant or suitable for Primary teachers. Some events are cultural or language related special days, some are ALL events or events run by external bodies involved in language teaching or learning.
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June 2019

West Sussex Primary and Secondary Conference

June 19
University of Chichester, College Lane
Chichester, PO19 6PE United Kingdom
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La Fête de la Musique

June 21
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of June, repeating indefinitely

Festival of Music For further information, see the Fête de la Musique page, our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

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2019 International Conference: Cross-curricular Language Learning

June 21 @ 09:00 - June 22 @ 17:00
Sheffield Institute of Education, Arundel Building, Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street
Sheffield, S1 1WB
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Focus: This event is aimed at researchers, teachers, trainee teachers and teacher educators. Sessions will cover talks and workshops led by practitioners from successful CLIL and immersion projects. Topics will include: The impact of CLIL and immersion techniques on pupils’ motivation and progress; CLIL pedagogy in EAL contexts Practical ideas for increasing cognitive challenge, motivation and engagement in the primary and secondary classroom How cross curricular learning can support pupils who will take England’s new language exams What we can…

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Primary Languages: Revel in Reading

June 22 @ 10:00 - 12:30

Please explore the Primary Languages Revel in Reading flyer for further details. Everyone is welcome, regardless of educational sector: you do not need to be teaching in primary school to have an interest in finding out what is going on in KS1 & KS2. Indeed, people who teach in KS3 and/or Adult Beginners are very likely to pick up a few useful tips!

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ALL Oxfordshire Summer Event and AGM

June 22 @ 10:30 - 14:30
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We are delighted to welcome Liz Black, David Shanks and Robert Woore as our speakers for the event. For further information and to purchase your ticket, please access Eventbrite using this link. ALL Members: £10, ALL Group Members: £25, Non-Members: £35 and Trainee teachers: Free Why not ask your CPD Coordinator about financing you to attend? Certificates of attendance will be provided.

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ALL York Primary Hub Meeting

June 24 @ 16:30 - 17:30

For further information or to book a place, please email Nieves Sadullah.

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Webinar: Preparing for OFSTED

June 26 @ 20:00 - 21:00
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For further details including timings, please explore the event booking.

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Whole Education Summer Conference and Celebration Event

June 27 @ 09:00 - 19:30

The Whole Education Summer Conference is a celebration of great practice, designed to help schools learn from each other on how to confidently deliver a high quality ‘whole education’ in your context. Delegates will choose from a huge range of sessions from schools in the network that are successfully innovating to provide a whole education for all.  Schools will also learn more about how to make the most of our core offer programmes Leading a Whole Education for senior leaders…

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July 2019

ALL’s Initial Teacher Education and Training group meeting

July 2 @ 11:00 - 15:00
York Saint John University York, YO31 7EX United Kingdom + Google Map

Agenda to follow. All interested are welcome.

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* LRB Committee Meeting

July 9 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Linguascope Offices, 10F Printing House Yard
Hackney Road, London E2 7PR United Kingdom
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17:30 - 19:00 Linguascope or 19:00 - 20:00 Webinar

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DEUTSCH in the DALES – Free event for teachers of German

July 13 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: The Chapel House, Great Fryupdale YO21 2AS Host: Liz Black Provisional programme speakers to include; Karl Pfeiffer Director Goethe-Institut London, Steven Fawkes ALL, Eva Lamb ALL, Ian Bloor, Sabine Uppard, amongst others. We can suggest reasonable Bed+breakfast accommodation locally. Please email Liz Black to express an interest in attending and if you would like to contribute to the Show and Tell by Friday June 28th.

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La Fête Nationale

July 14
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of July, repeating indefinitely

Bastille Day A range of activities for la Fête Nationale can be found in the Francophonie area of the Language Zones.  Creative ideas can be found on our Pinterest board. Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.  

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Foreign Language Literacy in Primary Practice

July 19 @ 09:00 - 16:30

Come and join Southampton University Primary Languages (SUPL) for this FREE one-day event to find out more about FL literacy, creativity and challenge! We have three inspirational guest speakers: Bernadette Holmes – Born Global, Dawn Alexander Joseph – Hackney Learning Trust – Primary Languages Coordinator and Clare Seccombe – Lightbulb Languages and FL practitioner. You can also join workshops led by SUPL teachers exploring FL literacy practice: phonics, graded readers, authentic texts and writing. We can offer all attendees free access…

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August 2019

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 9 August every year: Celebrating the lives of indigenous populations, and drawing attention to the discrimination and loss of rights they often face. You can find more information on the website of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues including the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples adopted in September 2007. Further information can be found here.

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International Youth Day

August 12
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International Youth Day 12 August every year: Celebrating the experiences and voices of young people. Set up in 2000, the United Nations visit the International Youth Day celebrates the experiences and voices of young people. Each Day has a different annual theme. Further information can be found here.

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September 2019

La Rentrée

September 5
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The return to school Activities for La Rentrée Further information about festivals and fiestas in France and the French-speaking world.

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Mein erster Schultag

September 5
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My first day of school Activities for Mein erster Schultag Further information about celebrations and festivals in Germany and the German-speaking world.

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International Literacy Day

September 8
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8 September every year: UNESCO celebrates International Literacy Day to remind the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. For further information, visit the UN’s International Literacy Day and the UNESCO Literacy Programme websites, and view this UNESCO infographic about world literacy and why it is important. Further information can be found here.

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International Day of Peace

September 21
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International Day of Peace 21 September ever year: the International Day of Peace was brought into being by United Nations Resolutions in 1981 and 2001. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide and thousands of organizations across the globe now actively observe Peace Day. Further information can be found here.

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European Day of Languages 2018

September 26
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European Day of Languages 2018 26 September every year: A day to celebrate languages and language learning – the European Day of Languages has been celebrated on 26 September every year since 2001. A range of events are organised across Europe. Find out more and download resources from the Council of Europe’s European Day of Languages website, and get more ideas from our themes section. ALLNE, Network for Languages North East and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for…

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October 2019

Tag der deutschen Einheit

October 3
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German Unity Day 03 October every year: The day of German unity (Tag der deutschen Einheit) is a nationwide public holiday marking the official reunification of Germany in 1990. Find out more on the UK German Connection website.

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German Teachers’ Day

October 4 @ 09:00 - 16:30

Sign up now for the Goethe-Institut German Teachers' Day! This day is aimed at secondary school teachers and will include seminars, advice and tools for German teaching as well as providing an excellent networking opportunity.  The content of the workshops and presentations will focus on teaching literature at A-level, motivating your students as well as news and offers from the Goethe-Institut.  Travel allowances available.  For further information, please explore the Goethe-Institut website.

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World Teachers’ Day

October 5
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World Teachers’ Day 05 October every year: To celebrate the unique and vital role of teachers, in every country and continent of the world. For further information, visit the UNESCO website and the World Teachers’ Day website.​

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La Nuit Blanche

October 5 @ 19:00 - October 6 @ 07:00
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An event every year that begins at 19:00 on day first of October, repeating indefinitely

Cultural festival (White night) First Saturday in October: every year from 7pm ’til 7am on the first Saturday in October, Paris blossoms into a fantastic harvest of art, music and theatrical events. Find out more here.

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La Fiesta Nacional

October 12
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Spain’s National Day 12 October every year: The National Day of Spain, also known as Día de la Hispanidad, is celebrated on October 12. Find out more here and here.​

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All Hampshire Primary Hub Meeting

October 23 @ 16:30 - 18:00
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 16:30

One event on June 10, 2020 at 16:30

University of Winchester, Sparkford Road
Winchester, SO22 4NR United Kingdom
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For further information, please contact Marnie Seymour.

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November 2019

World Science Day for Peace & Development

November 10
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

10 November every year: the objectives of World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) are to strengthen public awareness on the role of science for peaceful and sustainable societies; to promote national and international solidarity for a shared science between countries; to renew national and international commitment for the use of science for the benefit of societies; and to draw attention to the challenges faced by science and raise support for the scientific endeavour. Further information is available on the UN World…

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Martinstag

November 11
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

St Martin’s Day St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children – it is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism. Click here for further information and resources. Find teaching ideas and activities here. 

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Armistice Day

November 11
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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on of November, repeating indefinitely

11 November every year: Armistice Day, also known as Poppy Day or Remembrance Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war, specifically since World War I (1914-1918). It is observed on 11 November because World War I ended on that date in 1918. Further information and resources can be found here.

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Language Show

November 15 @ 10:00 - November 17 @ 18:00

Now in its 31st year, Europe’s largest language event returns to Olympia in 2019 and offers outstanding talks, classes and features.  The show offers the latest products and resources, ways to learn and ways to teach as well as fun and entertainment; 80 free seminars 100 exhibitors taster classes in 20 languages dedicated programme for teachers resources, tools and technology book publishers and online providers the best ways to learn a language music and dance free admission, talks and classes…

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