Leeds Loves Reading – Advice, Tips and Tricks!

Leeds loves reading If you are staying inside, have children, are working from home or would simply like to read more, we have a few ideas that will help you along the way. Happy reading!...
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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 were invited to come and grab 150 books from our secret store in the south...
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Supporting Schools to Understand Behaviour

EEF Publishes Updated Guidance on Supporting Schools to Understand Behaviour The Virtual School very much welcomes some of the key principles outlined in the latest publication by the Education Endowment Fund (EEF) “Improving Behaviour in...
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Maths Revision Ideas

Speed dating: Fill in an exam paper with model answers and include support questions and challenge questions for each page. Split the class in half and create a ‘u shape’ with the desks. The pupils...
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Language Champions Programme

Recent research has repeatedly focussed on the importance of language development to improve educational outcomes for pupils and more specifically disadvantaged pupils. For example the Oxford University Press report April 2018, ‘Why Closing the Word...
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Celebrating Black History Month in Schools

Leeds has a diverse population, with over 140 ethnic groups represented across the city. There are almost 200 different languages spoken by our children and young people in schools. From the Spring census data collection...
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