Key dates in February 2021

Key events and national days aimed at education professionals in Waltham Forest. 

1 - 7 February

Children's Mental Health Week

This years theme is Express Yourself! 

Check out our latest news for resources.

Thursday 4 February

Time to Talk Day 2021

Start conversations about mental health and help end the stigma. 

8 to 14 February

National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Its National Apprenticeship Week. Opportunities to be confirmed for schools. 

Tuesday 9 February

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021 will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world.

Wednesday 10 February

Schools Forum meeting on TEAMS

These meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to attend as an observer please contact for the link to the meeting.

Thursday 17 February

School Census (Spring 2021)

Academies/Free schools submit and approve return to Department for Education (DfE).

25 and 26 February

Improving post -16 outcomes for disabled young people in education, training, and employment

Yearly DR UK /DSU free conference for careers advisers, job coaches, teachers, employers, family carers and others working with disabled young people. This two-day online event aims to:

  • Provide information on different post-16 options and relevant resources.
  • Share best practice on solutions dealing with barriers disabled young people face and reasonable adjustments in work, training, and education.
  • Support employers, careers and enterprise advisers, training providers, teachers, family carers and other stakeholders to make their practice and learning and work environments more inclusive.
  • Share initiatives to better engage with disabled young people and increase confidence and motivation.

Thursday 25 February 2021 Time: 10.00am – 3.30pm - Register

Friday 26 February 2021 Time: 10.00am – 12.45pm - Register