13 February

St Mark’s School to run Youth parliament

St Mark’s Secondary School, which is a relative newcomer to Learn to lead, is working with the Strategic Lead for participation in B&NES, to run the next Young Parliament which will take place on June 25th at St Mark’s School.  The Learn to lead team will be running assemblies, consulting with the whole school and […]

12 February

Young People from Bath & North East Somerset take the lead in Equalities Work

Children and Young People in B&NES are leading the way in Equalities campaigns. There are now 30 established E Teams (Equalities Teams) run along Learn to lead lines in schools and other settings. Their work is making a huge impact in reducing bullying, homophobic attitudes and behaviour and in helping schools develop a tolerant and […]

12 February

New Research Reveals – Pupil Power Boosts Results

Posted in Secondary schools

PUPILS who have a say in how their school is run are more likely to achieve even if they come from disadvantaged backgrounds, a new study has shown. Researchers from Stirling University found secondary schools in deprived areas where pupils did better than expected in exams placed a premium on engagement with pupils. The report, […]

10 February

A Chance for Children & Young People to Report to the UN with support from CRAE

Posted in Uncategorized

This year the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will be looking at how well the UK is protecting children’s human rights. Last time this happened, CRAE coordinated a broad coalition of NGO/academics etc to tell our side of the story to the UN and supported children to do the same. For children […]

9 February

London Festival of Education 2015 – February 28th

Posted in Learn to lead

An event run by those who are passionate about education for those who are passionate about education. Inspirational classroom professionals, including teachers and heads, will be there alongside policy- makers, educational organisation leaders, bloggers, researchers, students, parents and young people. Meet big names and hear their different ideas and perspectives. Follow your inclination, rather than a timetable, and make the […]

4 February

The Camphill Village Trust Regional Forum

People from Botton and Larchfield travelled to the Croft to join in the latest regional forum, organised by members of the Croft good support team. The team were keen to ensure that the forum was fun, informative and most importantly that every person attending had the opportunity to be involved in sharing what is important […]

2 February

Critchill School Film Team get a Warner Brothers Experience  

Posted in Learn to lead

Critchill School ended 2014 with a non-uniform day to raise funds for Learn to lead, Film Teams upcoming trip to Warner Brothers Studio Tour, The making of Harry Potter. Pupils decided they wanted to see where the films were made, experience Green Screen filming and even try ‘Butterbeer’! To ensure they raised enough funds to […]

31 January

Learn to lead, Cornwall – Working in Schools, Organisatons and Community Groups

Throughout 2014, a number of different training events have taken place, which have resulted in over 80 people becoming trained Learn to lead Facilitators countywide to a variety of organisations and schools.  Here are just a few examples how learn to lead is working in Cornwall Marlborough School – whole school training In September 2014, all staff […]

17 December

Team created to help children affected by the Chernobyl crisis

Posted in Learn to lead

The Zashirye Link is a Learn to lead Team at the Blue School, Wells whose main aim is to establish a strong link with a school in Zashirye, Belarus where the Chernobyl Reactor exploded 26 years ago. We created the group to help children affected by the Chernobyl crisis and to learn about the difference […]

17 December

Co-production with Sturts Farm Community Trust

Posted in Learn to lead

During November, Learn to lead began working with  Sturts  Community Trust which is an exciting venture based on a  90 acre working organic biodynamic farm in Dorset.  Sturts Farm provides land-based work opportunities, individualised support and supported living for adults who have a learning disability. The houses on the farm are part of a housing association, so […]