Story Makers Festival

Lisa Stephenson from The Story Makers Company writes about the importance of stories and imagination in education and the recent Story Makers Festival, “Story Rebels: A New Kind of Hero”. Collectively reimagining the ways in which we can live together and share this planet is more pressing than ever! Children’s main concerns...
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Leeds Libraries are fine free!

Hopefully you will have picked up on the coverage that we are now Fines Free for adults and children in Leeds Libraries and we have also introduced a policy of no requirement to show ID when joining the library. This is one of the initiatives we are introducing as part of the...
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Leeds for Learning Blog

A place for education professionals from the Leeds Learning Community – and beyond – to share news, views and ideas around current educational hot topics.

Chief blogger is Phil Mellen, Deputy Director for Learning within Children and Families Directorate of Leeds City Council, who started teaching in 1994 and has a background in school leadership. Phil is joined by fellow bloggers from the LCC Learning Leadership team.

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Exclusions Workshop

Pinball Kids Workshop Event with the Royal Society of Arts 1.10.19 Katie Gascoigne On Tuesday the 1st of October 2019,...
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The Leeds Big Book Grab!

On Friday  27th September, as part of the launch month for the Year of Reading, 40 schools, settings and charities...
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Year of Reading Launch Event

On Thursday 12th September 2019, pupils, teachers, councillors, librarians, council officers, charity colleagues, Ronny the Rhino and others gathered at...
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