15 July

Aylestone Business & Enterprise College host Herefordshire Student Leaders Conference

Aylestone Business & Enterprise College hosted the first Herefordshire student leaders conference in June. 12 local secondary schools sent a selection of their year 9 students to attend this free of charge conference. A range of workshops aimed to help develop leadership skills were attended and very well received. Floyd Woodrow gave a motivational and […]

10 July

Orchard School complete Whole School Training

Posted in Secondary schools

Orchard School, a large secondary school in Bristol, have joined the Learn to lead community and have just completed their 2 days in school training covering the first two years of activity. This will ensure the benefits of the initial training and investment are realised for the whole school. “ Over the two days we have […]

7 July

News from the teams at The Blue School

Learn to lead teams at The Blue School, a Secondary school based in Somerset, have been busy !   here is a quick update from some of the teams. The Chicken Team take delivery of 8 new hens   The Rocket Team demonstrate their new drone to visitors.  They secured a £500 grant from the Institute […]

18 June

Equalities Work in Bath & North East Somerset

Over the past two years some very exciting Equalities work has been taking place in B&NES, with over 30 grants being awarded to develop the work of E-teams (Equalities Teams), in which children and young people work together with staff in schools and other settings to campaign against discrimination and to promote inclusion. The impact […]

20 February

Book Now – 2 Day Training with Equality Team Focus – March 17th & 18th 2015

2 Day Secondary Training – March 17th & 18th 2015 This two day training models the Learn to lead approach through its underlying ethos and the active use of the tools and offers an inspiring introduction that is designed to equip people to go back with the enthusiasm and confidence to implement the approach. Tools are […]

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, […]

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 […]

14 December

Start up your Equalities Teams, 2 day Training – Book now

March 17th & 18th 2015 – Booking Now The Learn to lead ‘Equalities Team’ in Chew Valley School is becoming well known for its success in changing homophobic attitudes  and having a huge impact on reducing bullying. This began as a project to support women and children suffering abuse and violence in the home. This escalated into counteracting […]