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School Events Calendar 2015/2016

Our School Event Calendar provides information on events or activities which might be of interest to schools throughout the school calendar year.

If you want to add an event to the calendar please use the button on the left. Alternativey we can upload the details for you but a small administrative charge of €25 + vat will apply - email us with your event details. School related charity events are listed here

Buy My Dress
Buy My Dress
Buy My Dress is a fundraising event that sees pre-loved designer and occasion dresses find new homes, with all profits going to The Down Syndrome Centre. Our one-day 'dress sale extravaganza' will take place on Sunday, 4th October in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wexford and Limerick! This is a fabulously fun event and we can almost guarantee that you'll nab yourself a gorgeous bargain or two! In the past we have received dress donations from celebrities including Pixie Lott, Amy Huberman, Imelda May, Fearne Cotton and Gráinne & Síle Seoige. Join us on Facebook and get a sneak peek at the dresses on offer this year!
Start: 04/10/2015
Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wexford, Limerick
Lá nagCrann 2015
Tetra Pak Tree DayTetra Pak Tree Day
The Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak is calling people nationwide to “Be a True Friend of the Environment” and help teach children about the importance of planting trees. The official Tetra Pak Tree Day website and primary school resource is guided by its mascot Sammy Squirrel, and includes Tree Day projects, poster downloads, word games, colouring pages while also providing a host of other information for schools and families on recycling, woodland walks, tips for helping the environment, a guide to Our Native Trees, simple instructions for growing a tree in a school milk carton, and much more. 
Start: 08/10/2015
Celebrating our 10th Birthday!
Maths Week Ireland 2015Maths Week Ireland 2015
The 10th Maths Week Ireland will take place between the 10th and 18th of October. Maths Week is a fun, all-inclusive, all-island festival for the promotion of Maths. It seeks to raise awareness, appreciation and understanding of Maths as well as emphasising the importance of maths in the world of work and in everyday life. Throughout the week a host of national and international mathematicians will demonstrate the interesting and fun elements of maths while entertaining people of all ages with an array of maths games, teasers, challenges and magic maths shows. More details will follow but in the meantime, visit our webiste below
Start: 10/10/2015 End: 18/10/2015

National Science Week 2015
The 20th annual National Science Week, involving more than 800 events and 250,000 participants, will take place from 8th to 15th November this year. More information to be announced on the website below.
Start: 08/11/2015 End: 08/11/2015
Design it Exhibition & Workshop at The Ark
Design It Exhibition & Workshop at The Ark
How do designers take an idea and then make it a reality? The Ark have challenged five Irish designers to design and make new products for children, taking inspiration from iconic children’s toys, furniture and textiles. Part of Irish Design 2015. The Design It exhibition will chart each designer’s individual working practices, using their sketches, photographs and working prototypes, to reveal how they get from an initial idea to the final product. Your class will be brought on a guided tour of the exhibition where they will get an insight into the different design processes involved. Following the tour, your class will take part in a creative workshop with artist Jo May. Visit our website link below for more information
Start: 10/11/2015 End: 20/11/2015
Phone: 01 6707788
11a Eustance Street, Temple Bar Dublin
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place from 6th to 9th January 2016, at the RDS in Dublin. For event updates or for more information on how to enter competition, visit the site below.
Start: 06/01/2016 End: 09/01/2016
RDS Dublin
Primary Science Fair 2016
Primary Science Fair 2016
RDS Primary Science Fair Dublin, showing alongside the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, RDS  • Thursday, January 7, 2016 (40 projects)  • Friday, January 8, 2016 (40 projects)  • Saturday, January 9, 2016 (40 projects) RDS Primary Science Fair Limerick, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick  • Friday, January 15, 2016 (30 projects)  • Saturday, January 16, 2016, (30 projects) - See more at the website below.
Start: 07/01/2016 End: 16/01/2016
Dublin, Limerick