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School Events Calendar 2017/2018



Our School Event Calendar below 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 for free use the button on the right. Alternativey we can upload the details for you but a small administrative charge will apply - email us with your event details. School related charity events are listed here.



Scoot to School Week 2018
Scoot To School Week 2018
  12/03 to 16/03
01 400 2222
National Scoot to School Week 2018 takes place from Monday, March 12th to Friday, March 16th. Scooting is a great way to get to school quickly, safely and easily for children of all ages. This is the second week-long scooting to school event Green-Schools has organised and we're looking forward to seeing more students jump on their scooters than ever before! Students, parents and teachers are encouraged to join with schools across Ireland on National SOW Day - Wednesday March 14th - and scoot to school. Last year we had over 3,000 students grabbing their scooters for the commute to school - will you help us beat that figure this year?  www.greenschoolsireland.org
e: greenschools@antaisce.org
Engineers Week 2018
Engineers Week 2018
  24/02 to 02/03
016651340
Bring Engineers Week into your school Engineers Week 2018 is an opportunity for students and teachers to learn more about engineering, have fun, and win prizes. There are lots of great ways that your school can get involved. Find out more on engineersweek.ie www.engineersweek.ie
e: steps@engineersireland.ie
Dublin 4
Green Schools Expo 2016
Green Schools Expo 2016
  22/02
+353 1 4002222
The Green-Schools Expo is back, taking place on Thursday, February 22nd 2018 in the Industries Hall of the RDS. The EXPO is an opportunity to showcase, celebrate and learn about the work of the Green-Schools Programme. Everyone is welcome to attend this FREE event and we are looking for schools to exhibit the amazing work they do at the event. The action-packed EXPO will include interactive exhibits, engaging displays, fun-filled activities, workshops and guest speakers to suit all ages and interests.  Admission: Free www.greenschoolsireland.org
e:  expo@eeu.antaisce.org
RDS
Tech Week Ireland 2018
Tech Week Ireland 2018
  22/04 to 28/04
01 23 777 99
Tech Week is Ireland's nationwide festival of technology, aimed at students, parents and the public. Objective #1 is to inspire students to engage with STEM subjects, and equip them with the knowledge and experience necessary to make informed choices about their future subject and career choices. Objective #2 is to educate all citizens – of every age and background – about the challenges and rewards of our fast-changing technological society.
Times: 10-4 www.techweek.ie
e: lisa@ics.ie
Dublin Castle, Dublin 1
TY EXPO 2018
Ty Expo 2018
  10/09 to 11/09
089 212 1417 / 90
TY EXPO 2018 is the ideal way to kick- start TY. Over 100 exhibitors eager to share their time, information (and give-aways) with TY students and teachers.
Students will discover a whole range of opportunities and can connect directly with the programmes, activities and competitions. Technology, Design, Entrepreneurship, Adventure… there is something for everyone. TY EXPO 2018 will help students get direction and be inspired for the year ahead. For more information, visit our website. Admission: €10 per student, teachers free. www.tyireland.com
e: transitionyearireland@gmail.com
Punchestown Racecourse Event Centre, Naas, Kildare.
AIB Future Sparks Festival
Aib Future Sparks Festival
  22/03 to 22/03
01 522 4880
The AIB Future Sparks Festival takes place in the RDS on March 22nd 2018, bringing together leaders in business and young entrepreneurs, to inspire students and show them the power of potential. The festival will consist of hands-on workshops, inspirational talks and panel discussions across a broad range of industries including music, sport, food and media
Times: 10am - 4pm Admission: Free for teachers, €10 for students e: futuresparks@realnation.ie
RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2018
Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2018
  01/03 to 17/03
01 475 7401
Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) is an international Irish language festival and one of the biggest celebrations of our native language and culture that takes place each year in Ireland and in many other countries. Seachtain Na Gaeilge takes place in March this year, from the 1st of to the 17th. The festival gives an opportunity to everyone to enjoy Irish, whether you are a fluent speaker, learner or have a cúpla focal, with a calendar of entertaining and fun events for every type of interest and every age group. For ideas on how to celebrate or organize events in your school or for your students, see here: snag.ie
RDS Primary Science Fair
Rds Primary Science Fair
  11/01 to 07/06
01 240 7990
Call for Entries for the RDS Primary Science Fair 2018 is now open and will close on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The RDS Primary Science Fair is a non-competitive exhibition which showcases primary school STEM-related class projects and provides opportunities for students to explore other schools’ projects and explain their class projects to their peers. The Fair will take place in three locations: Dublin 11-13 Jan, Limerick 18 - 20 Jan, Belfast 6 - 7 Junewww.rds.ie/primarysciencefair
First Cut! Film Festival
First Cut! Film Festival
  25/04 to 28/04
0868139019
First Cut! Youth Film Festival, April 25-28, showcases new films by young filmmakers over three days packed with screenings, workshops, and talks by film industry professionals. Every type of film is screened: fiction, documentary, animation, music video and more.www.firstcutfilmfestival.com
e: firstcutfilm@gmail.com
Mail Arts Centre, Youghal, Cork.