The Schools Week & FE Week Festive Advent Calendar

Twelve days of festive fun with multiple competitions, prizes and fundraising

Twelve days of festive fun with multiple competitions, prizes and fundraising

The countdown to Christmas has begun and the Schools Week and FE Week Advent Calendar in association with Education Week Jobs is back!

In partnership with our sister title, Schools Week we’re returning with 12 days of festive cheers and opportunities for fantastic prizes.

We’ll have daily competitions with multiple chances to win some fabulous prizes. We’ll also have days when you’ll be able to vote for a charity to receive a £500 donation.

Alongside our daily prizes, we’ll also have an extra special Christmas Eve Prize Draw. All successful entries will be entered into a prize draw on Christmas Eve with a chance of winning an Apple Watch SE, £100 Marks & Spencer gift card or a pair of Festival of Education 2024 tickets.

Visit this webpage each day and click on the button below, between Tuesday 12th December & Saturday 23rd December to find out what’s behind the day’s window and to enter.

Access Advent Calendar

Term and conditions are below.

Prize Draw Winners

OneApple AirPods ProC. Taylor
Two£500 DonationThe Trussell Trust
ThreeNespresso Vertuo Pop Coffee MachineV. Stewart
Four£500 DonationCrisis
FiveAnnual Subscription to Schools Week or FE WeekA. Hope
SixAnnual Subscription to Schools Week or FE WeekS. Logan
Seven Case of ChampagneA. Lloyd
Eight£50 John Lewis Gift CardL. Davies
R. Barrow
Nine £500 DonationEducation Support
TenThe Velvetiser hot chocolate machineJ. Wilson
Eleven£500 DonationYoungMinds
TwelveFortnum & Mason hamperJ. Kapsalis
Xmas Eve (1st place)Apple Watch SEJ. Thorpe
Xmas Eve (2-3 place)£100 Marks & Spencer gift cardM. Garlick
H. Doxsey
Xmas Eve (4-8 place)Pair of tickets to the Festival of Education 2024S. Moy
S. Welding
P. Duckworth
F. Wrisberg
D. Saunders
Updated Daily

Terms and Conditions Schools Week & FE Week Advent Calendar 2023


Learning & Skills, Events, Consultancy and Training Ltd (Lsect Ltd)

c/o Runway East, The Hickman, 2 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1EW


The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18, except people working for Lsect Ltd their families or anyone connected to the promotion.

No purchase of any product is required to be eligible to enter.

Participation constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these terms and conditions.

The entrant consents to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the duration of the Advent Calendar, 12 December 2023 to 31 December 2023.  

How to enter:

Competitions and polling will commence each day at 00:01 and end at 23:59.

To enter a Schools Week & FE Week Advent Calendar 2023 competition simply undertake the activity on the day it is published.

The calendar is based on the GMT time zone.

Entrants are permitted one entry per day.

Entries by one person in different language versions will be excluded.

The entrant will be prompted to enter personal data. These fields must be completed in order to enter the free prize draw.

There will be a maximum of 18 entries possible per person.

There will be one prize per day for the period of the promotion and there will be a first, second and third prize for the Christmas Eve Prize Draw.

Entrants who correctly answer questions or submit an entry to one of our charity donation days will be entered in to our “Christmas Eve Prize Draw”.

Allocation of the prizes will be done at random from those entrants who select the correct answer to the question. The draw will take place the following day.

Incomplete, or corrupt entries will not be accepted.

Christmas Eve Prize Draw Prizes:

  • First place | Apple Watch SE
  • Second to Third place | £100 Marks & Spencer gift card
  • Fourth to Eigth place | Pair of Festival of Education 2024 tickets

Prizes will be sent out within 30 days of the draw. There is no cash equivalent offering to any prize.

The Winners:

Winners will be notified by email within 7 days of the draw and will have 5 days to respond confirming receipt of this email notification and their postal details. In the event that no response is made within this time, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to a reserve winner.

In the event of any dispute the decision of the Promoter is final. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

The winners may be required to participate in publicity arising from this competition.


If deemed necessary, due to reasons outside its reasonable control, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, modify or extend or suspend this Advent Calendar.

This promotion is governed by English and Welsh Law.

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