News from The Day

24th May 2024

Gold Medal Olympian & Actor Honour Young Winners of ‘Celebration Day’ Competition

To mark this year’s Celebration Day, Dame Katherine Grainger and Nathaniel Parker give public reading of school children’s winning competition entries about those from the past who have inspired them.

22nd May 2024

Equipping our students for the future of democracy

The ACT annual conference takes place on 26 June in London.

1st May 2024

Celebration Day writing competition opens for entries

The third annual Celebration Day competition encourages students and teachers to tell the story of a remarkable person from the past.

20th March 2024

MP Jess Phillips Leads All-Female Panel for the Global Young Journalist Awards 2024

The launch date this year coincided with International Women’s Day and celebrated the deliberate choice of an all-female panel for 2024. Head over to our GYJA blog to read the full story!

21 February 2024

Meet our Build for Birds expert, David Pallash

Don't forget to take part in our competition!

17th January 2024

New ‘live lesson’ from the LEGO Group and The Day asks schools to help build a better future for birds

Register NOW for our latest live lesson!

26th September 2023

5 Reasons to attend our Wild Cities LIVE Lesson!

Attention all teachers! Are you looking for an exciting and engaging learning experience for your students?

10th July 2023

Global Young Journalist Awards: Advice from our 2023 judges!

Helping students prepare their entries for next year’s competition.

20th June 2023

ACT Citizenship Teaching Award

The Day is shortlisted for the ‘Organisation of the Year’ category.

19th June 2023

Why Sleep Matters: supporting teen health and wellbeing in the classroom

Research has shown that not getting enough sleep can have detrimental effects on cognitive function, mood, and behaviour.

26th May 2023

Mental Health and Media Literacy

Key findings from OfCom's report

23 May 2023

Celebration Day: Beyond the shortlist

A note of thanks to all who entered.

17 May 2023

Five reasons to become a BrainWaves Research School

BrainWaves is an innovative and groundbreaking new partnership that seeks to improve adolescent mental health and wellbeing outcomes through research, education, and data collection. Now, you are invited to be a part of this exciting project!

9 May 2023 BrainWaves Lesson Launch

Empowering students with BrainWaves

Get ready to take your teaching to the next level with the launch of BrainWaves’ free mental health lesson resources.

11 April 2023

Equal futures? An imbalance of opportunities

Great School Libraries is a three year evidenced-based campaign.

14 October 2022

Why schools should care about sustainability

With the growing climate crisis, young people can often feel anxious or worried about the future of the planet. Help put them in the driving seat for a greener future with the LEGO Group.

12 July 2022

Join our Celebration Day Watch Party

The very first Celebration Day took place on 26 June 2022 and The Day was so proud to support this day of remembrance.

20 June 2022

Child refugee wins climate journalism award

A child refugee living in Uganda has won a prestigious global journalism award against competition from some of the most expensive private schools in the world.

22 April 2022

Tackling the literacy gap with free books

The Day partners with UK Reads to raise awareness of child illiteracy in the UK

22 March 2022

Take part in important mental health research

Invite your Y12s to participate and get a voucher for you and your students

15 March 2022

Budding critics celebrate World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, we asked students to write reviews of the books they had been reading recently.

22 February 2022

Tina Fey to judge Global Young Journalist Awards

American actor and comedian Tina Fey will be a judge in the inaugural Global Young Journalist Awards, which were launched today by Richard Addis, founder and editor of the digital newspaper, The Day.