An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day second of March, repeating indefinitely
Second Monday in March every year: Celebrating Commonwealth links.
An annual event in which the fifty-two member countries of the Commonwealth celebrate their links with one another.
Each year the day has a different theme – the theme for 2017 is ‘A peace-building Commonwealth’. Find out more on the Commonwealth Day web page.
You can find further details and facts about the Commonwealth on the Commonwealth website.
BBC iWonder explores What is the point of the Commonwealth today?
If you would like some ideas to help your school celebrate Commonwealth Day, have a browse through resources using the keyword ‘Commonwealth’.