School effectiveness

June 2017

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Pentecost

Christian festival celebrating the gift of the Holy Spirit to Jesus’ disciples.

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World Environment Day

Global observance intended to stimulate awareness of the environment and encourage political attention and public action.

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Saga Dawa

Dawa Tibetan and Nepalese Buddhist festival of lights.

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Martyrdom of Guru Arjan

Sikh remembrance for the fifth guru. (Nanakshahi calendar)

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Corpus Christi

Christian festival in honour of the mystery of the Eucharist. (Anglicans observe Thanksgiving for Holy Communion on the preceding Thursday, i.e. 15 June.)

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Midsummer

Pagan festival for the midsummer solstice.

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World Humanist Day

Observance celebrating the ethical philosophy of life based on reason and a concern for humanity.

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Lailat-ul-Qadr

Muslim festival commemorating the first revelation of the Qur’an.

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Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslim festival of breaking the fast after Ramadan.

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Ratha Yatra

Hindu festival in honour of the god Krishna as Lord of the Universe.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2016