Category Archive: Education

Call for views on changes to school admissions policies in Leeds schools

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People in Leeds will be able to share their views on Leeds City Council’s proposals to change the admissions policy for applications for community and voluntary controlled schools for the academic year 2020/21,… Continue reading

When can you start potty training? Interesting read by Little Bunny Bear

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When can you start potty training?    A quick Google search will recommend potty training any time from 18 months. In the UK, most parents start potty training when their child is between… Continue reading

Darker evenings in Leeds – When do the clocks change in UK?

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In case you weren’t aware, the clocks go back on Sunday 29th October. The October clock change signals the beginning of winter and the start of darker  evenings. One of the consequences of… Continue reading

Mental maths? Tagtiv8 brings in the fun through active learning.

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When someone suggested we become ambassadors for Child Friendly Leeds, we jumped at the chance! Any organisation with the aim, ‘We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city’… Continue reading

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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So summer is finally over, the kids are back at school, Bake-Off and Strictly have started up again and we’re all on the countdown to Christmas.   And already the kids have started with… 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