• Education and Poverty Conference: Identifying and Reducing the Barriers - Tuesday 2nd July 2019

  • Fantastic better than half price last minute Residential at Lineham Farm 10th - 12th July

  • Seminar: Be Ready for Statutory Relationships Education, Relationships & Sex Education and Health Education - Thursday 4th July

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  • New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework Published

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New Children and Families Bereavement Service
24 May
Child Bereavement UK have opened a Leeds based service and is now taking referrals. The service is aimed at children and young people 0-17 who have experienced bereavement of a close relative or significant person (e.g. parent / sibling / carer). The service is offering one to one and family support through Child Bereavement UK. It’s a flexible keyworker model, so separate from the Marketplace and SAD Events team which offer more formal counselling. To gain advice, guidance or support, or to make a referral, families and professionals can access the Leeds Helpline on 0113 503598 or e mail leedssupport@childbereavementuk.org The service and also offer training and support to other school and community professionals helping the young person. For further information please download the attached flier.
Fantastic better than half price last minute Residential at Lineham Farm 10th - 12th July
22 May
Due to a last minute cancellation, we have got an amazing opportunity for a 'better than half price' residential for up to 48 Yr 2-Yr 6 children at Lineham Farm 10th - 12th July 2019. Please email us or call us for a bespoke packages - linehamenquiries@leeds.gov.uk or call us 0113 378 3945
UNESCO International Arts Education Week
20 May
Did you know that from the 20th – 26th May 2019 is UNESCO’s International Arts Education Week? UNESCO promote learning in and through the arts and there has been an annual International Arts Education Week since 2012. The aim of the week is to increase the international community’s awareness on the importance of arts education and its impact on cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and social cohesion. They have put together a poster and postcard to download and share with colleagues. If you’re interested in developing your arts curriculum, you may be interested in the Arts, Culture and Heritage Conference on the 14th June. ArtForms also have networks for Primary Art, Dance, Design and Technology and Music subject leaders. In addition, there are a number of opportunities to work with creative practitioners through creative projects, live music performances or music workshops.
Active Schools+ PE Subject Leader Day - Friday 28 June
20 May
28 June 2019 9am - 4pm Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, James Graham Building, Acre Room,LS16 5LF This is a hands on practical day with workshops delivered by national and local leaders and innovators in primary physical education. Guests trainers include: Emma McKenzie - Hogg Youth Sport Trust, Philippa Youlden - YST, Pam Stevenson - Real PE, Tom Bates - Yorkshire County Cricket, Paul Ogilvie - Leeds Beckett, Neil Walters - Team building at school This is an excellent opportunity for PE Subject leaders to learn from each other to enhance the PE, Sport and PA provision in your school. Offering hands on learning through participation and guidance. Delegates can book one workshop from the morning selection and one from the afternoon. 09:30 - 12:00 Morning Workshops: Workshop 1: School Games Mark application Workshop 2: Introducing Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) Workshop 3: Cricket CPD Workshop 4: YST Module3: Curriculum Provision and Assessment 13:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Workshops: Workshop 1: OAA Workshop 2: School Games mark application Workshop 3: YST Module 3: curriculum Provision and Assessment Schools who have an Active+ SLA can access this course for free. Non-SLA schools £240 Refreshments and lunch will be provided. To book you place please visit: http://www.leedsforlearning.co.uk/Event/92954
Broomfield SILC Post 16 Students Triumph at Leeds Youth Awards
17 May
A huge well done to six Post 16 pupils from Broomfield SILC who attended a Leeds Youth Award ceremony at Leeds Civic Hall on Thursday 16th May. They have achieved the Leeds Youth Award through their work carrying out designing, making and selling products as part of the inter-SILC pop-up shop 'Compass House' they took part in during December. Each of the six pupils were presented with a certificate of achievement and Leeds owl badge for the Leeds Youth Award. These awards were presented to them by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds. See more pictures on the school website here