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Calendar Dates For Spring Term


Jackie A.
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I was just looking at next term’s planning and needed to search for important dates that we usually mark at Nursery in some way. Thought they might be useful to other people.

 

Eid-ul-Adha - 21-24 January 2005

 

Shrove Tuesday - Tuesday 8 February 2005

 

Chinese New Year - Wednesday 9 February 2005

(year of the Rooster)

 

Mother’s Day - Sunday 6 March 2005

 

Good Friday - Friday 25 March 2005

 

Easter Sunday - Sunday 27 March 2005

 

 

I look forward to having pancakes and Chineses food tasting on two consecutive days!

 

Any others that I've forgotton?

 

Jackie

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December 2004

 

DATE FESTIVAL

 

5 Advent Sunday (Christian)

8 Hanukah (Jewish)

8 Bodhi Day (Buddhist)

8 Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian)

10 Human Rights Day

21 1st day of winter

Shortest day

24 Christmas Eve (Christian)

25 Christmas Day (Christian)

26-1st January Kwanzaa (African-American)

26 Zartusht - No - Diso (Fasli - Zoroastrian)

31 Omisoka (Japanese)

 

January 2005

 

DATE FESTIVAL

 

1 New Years Day

4 Holiday (Scotland)

5 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji (Sikh)

6 Epiphany

21 Eid Al-Addha (Islamic)

25 Burn's Night

25 Shevat (Jewish)

 

February 2005

 

DATE FESTIVAL

 

8 Paranirvana Day (Buddhist)

8 Shrove Tuesday

9 Ash Wednesday

9 Chinese New Year

10 Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)

12 Abraham Lincoln's Birthday (USA)

13 Quadragesima (Christian)

14 Valentine's Day

19 Ashura (Islamic) (recognizing the creation)

21 President's Day (USA)

 

March 2005

 

DATE FESTIVAL

 

1 St. David's Day (Patron Saint of Wales)

6 Mothering Sunday (UK)

14 Commonwealth day

17 St. Patrick's Day (Patron Saint of Ireland)

20 Palm Sunday

20 1st Day of Spring

21 Feast of Naw-Ruz (Baha'i)

25 Purim (Jewish)

25 Holi (Hindu)

25 Good Friday (Christian)

27 Easter Day

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Thanks for that Jackie I was just thinking about my Spring planning.. I have just had a call from an Ofsted inspector saying that he is very sorry that he can't inspect us this month but will it be O.K.if he visits in January. Anyone got an good easy ideas for Eid bearing in mind I have lots of new children.

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For anyone who has the time and the inclination, you're all very welcome to add dates to the Calendar (accessed from the top right hand of every page), and they will then appear on the Forum index page.

 

It is always useful if you're able to include a link to an informative site when you do this. :)

 

If you can also check whether they've already been added that's also useful to avoid duplication!

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We made Eid cards last month with gold and silver crescent moons stuck on to black paper. Very easy effective and appreciated by the Muslim family at our pre-school who sent us an Eid card and brought in a tin of sweets for all our children to share!

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