Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is this week – Wednesday the 12th  to Thursday the 13th of May 2021. It is the end of the month long Muslim fast called Ramadan. “Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or Lesser Eid, or simply Eid, is a religious...

Celebrating Easter

Celebrating Easter is likely to be the subject of RE lessons and may also be incorporated into other subjects as we get back into school routines and lead up to the Easter Holiday. The TES have gathered together many teacher-made resources linked to the Easter...

St Patrick’s Day 2021

St Patrick’s Day 2021 is on the 17th of March. This special day is quite a large celebration in parts of the world including in Ireland, where he is the Patron Saint, and in parts of the USA. Like so many celebrations and festivals, it started as a religious event but...

Chinese New Year 2021

Chinese New year 2021 is coming up next week, starting on Friday the 12th February. Most children will be working from home so may well enjoy a mini topic on the day. Chinese New Year coincides with their spring festival. It starts  on the 12th of February and ends on...

The Easter Story

The Easter  Story is told in an animation at Cbeebies, this is ideal for younger children. It does not deal with the crucifixion at all, just Jesus coming back to teach everyone on Easter Sunday. This is animated with sand drawings. The illustrated Easter Story told...