Tag Archive: Leeds

Enjoying the holidays (the old fashioned way)

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Around 20 (well maybe 30) years ago, when I was a kid growing up, the summer holidays were a time to look forward to. The sun always seemed to shine, we could play… Continue reading

Move more, sit less and have fun! Get active in Leeds

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It’s summer! Time for children to enjoy playing outdoors with their friends. A small number of you, however, may need encouragement to put away those smartphones and enjoy the benefits of physical activity…… 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

Claire Young: BBC The Apprentice Finalist shares her daily routine, her successful business ‘School Speakers’ and much more…

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What does an average day look like for you? Luckily I’m an early bird and am usually up around 6am. I treasure this time of morning, the peace & quiet, and being able… 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

World Book Day 2017 – Highlights from Leeds

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This year, Leeds School Library Service worked with a phenomenal 24 schools across the city over a week of World Book Day events. 8 different authors and illustrators were invited in to schools,… Continue reading

Leeds Rhino Backs Efforts To Improve Young Mental Health #FutureinMindLeeds

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Leeds Rhinos player, Stevie Ward, spoke at the Future in Mind launch event at Leeds Civic Hall in February, backing the new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old… Continue reading

I moved to Leeds and launched ‘Sara Horner School of Dance’

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Hear from one of our latest ambassadors, Sara Horner. This is my FIRST blog ever after designing my new website. So exciting! I thought I would use the first one to tell you more… Continue reading

Behind the scenes with YP Productions for the #ChildFriendlyLeedsAwards

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Young People Productions (YPP) are the child friendly Leeds Awards planning group 2017.

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