Author Archive

New ambassadors and recent visits!

by

Jane and Auli are part of the team working on child friendly Leeds, and they’re talking to organisations across the city about how we can work together to make Leeds’ child friendly city… Continue reading

The Children and Families Act explained – part 1 …

by

New laws to improve services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities From September 2014, there will be a number of changes to improve services for children and young… Continue reading

Good luck in your exams!

by

We all know how important it is to give all children and young people the encouragement and inspiration they need to be a success. As part of child friendly Leeds, we’ve brought together… Continue reading

Gaining experience and a qualification – Bethany’s story

by

Last week saw over 160 young people through the doors of Leeds Civic Hall for a construction industry apprenticeship fair – one of many run in the city to help young people find… Continue reading

March of the Robots

by

We’re nearly at the end of a week of exciting free robot events this Easter all around the city centre – have you been over to make your robot? There’s one more event this week,… Continue reading

Never forget the orange! Being a young advisor

by

Beth got involved as a child friendly Leeds young advisor, and worked on the child friendly Leeds awards. “I never thought that when a couple of my friends and I went to the Leeds… Continue reading

Child friendly Leeds film

by

We want Leeds to be the best city to grow up in, and to make this happen, the city is bringing together people, places and organisations to make Leeds a child friendly city.… Continue reading

Think Big – 02 and child friendly Leeds

by

Start small, but start something – Think Big Imagine a place where we teach our children to be employers, not employed; to be producers, not consumers; to forge their own path, make their… Continue reading

O2

by

Ambassador Amy Doram amy.doram@02.com Our latest project Helping to inspire young people in Leeds and support them to develop their skills through the Think Big project and working with schools through Leeds Education Business… Continue reading

Have your say on improving services

by

Best start project for children with complex needs The NHS in Leeds is working in partnership with Leeds City Council and are currently reviewing a better pathway for children (age 0-5 years) with… Continue reading