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For well over one hundred years there has been an annual recognition of Education Sunday in England and Wales.

It is a national day of prayer and celebration for everyone in the world of education.

The theme is devised by an ecumenical steering group representing different Christian denominations and organisations.

Since 2016, it has been celebrated on the second Sunday in September, coinciding with the start of the school year (prior to this it was celebrated on the ninth Sunday before Easter).

The resources are intended to be used as a springboard for a variety of events on or around Education Sunday.

Education Sunday 2020: 13th September

Education Sunday 2020 will take place on Sunday 13th September, with resources available on the 2020 web page:

The theme for 2020 will be "A learning people in a time of change".

The Bible passages are:

Exodus 14.19-31
Psalm 114
Romans 14.1-12
Matthew 18.21-35

More about Education Sunday

The resources from 2019 can be viewed here.

Education Sunday is promoted by an ecumenical steering group in association with the Churches’ Joint Education Policy Committee. The ecumenical steering group comprises representatives from the following eight organisations:

Association of Christian Teachers
Baptist Union
Roman Catholic Church
Church of England National Society
Methodist Church
Student Christian Movement
Salvation Army
United Reformed Church

Material for previous years is available in the Education Sunday Archive.

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