Category Archive: Education

First Baby Box Programme in Yorkshire launches at #BabyWeekLeeds

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What a week!  A blog by Roger Carter, NHS Digital. It’s rare that I get the opportunity to take the time out to really envelop myself in a subject that ticks all the… Continue reading

Protect your child from Flu this Winter

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Flu can be a very unpleasant illness in children causing fever, stuffy nose, dry cough, sore throat, aching muscles and joints, and extreme tiredness. This can last several days or more. This year,… Continue reading

Leeds Book Awards 2017: Winners chosen by children and young people

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Leeds Book Awards Primary Awards May 2017 Leeds Book Awards started in 2009 and has evolved into a successful city wide initiative, run jointly between Leeds School Library Service and Leeds Public Libraries.… Continue reading

Active Citizenship in Leeds

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In 2016, the My Health, My School survey in Leeds revealed that only 43% of primary school pupils and 21% of secondary school pupils felt that they had a say in the way… Continue reading

Nominated in the Child Friendly Leeds Awards & Inspirational Woman Community Awards – My ‘Girlguiding’ Experience

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Hello my name is Sophie.  I am 13 years old and a member of 1st CrossGates and Manston Guides but I am also a pack leader with 1st CrossGates Brownies and 3rd CrossGates… Continue reading

Change4Life launch new ‘BeFoodSmart’ campaign

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Change4Life Be Food Smart Campaign now live A new campaign that highlights the surprising amount of sugar, saturated fat and salt found in everyday food and drink has been launched to encourage parents… Continue reading

Pupils are passionate about recycling -Corpus Christi tell us why…

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It all started 18 months ago when as a school we were told that our local area had one of the lowest recycling rates in Leeds.  We knew we had to make a… Continue reading

Takeover Day at Leeds City Museum (18th November 2016)

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Blenheim Primary School accepted the Takeover Challenge at Leeds City Museum! 29 of their Year 6 children hosted an extra special Tiny Tigers Arts and Crafts morning for children under 5. On Friday… Continue reading

Pete and the Preservative Party

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by Pete Lyons with Peter Archer I’m Pete and I joined the Preservative Party in 2014 because I like museums, particularly some of the exhibitions in the Leeds City Museum, such as ‘The… Continue reading

The first ever celebration of babies in Leeds has been hailed as a hugely positive event #BabyWeekLeeds

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It’s Monday morning, the early start, the jammed-pack roads and the touch of wind to highlight that Summer is over…October has begun! So last month, from the 12th – 16th September, Leeds hosted… Continue reading