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Latest Citizenship, Participation & Sustainability News

Leeds Children's Mayor 2017/18

Leeds Children’s Mayors is an annual citizen project that has been running for 12 years. It is run in partnership between Democratic Services and the Voice and Influence Team. The project aims to actively engage children in the process of democracy and promote ...
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Recycle Week 12th-18th September, 2016

Recycle Week - a celebration of recycling that has been running every year for the last 13 years.
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Leeds Primary Schools Debating Competition 2016

To support and encourage Leeds schools to develop pupils’ confidence and debating skills, Childrens’ Services will host a city-wide debating competition at the Civic Hall in July which is open to Year 5 & 6 pupils in all Leeds primary schools. See attached flyer...
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Visible Learning Conference, 5th May, Royal Armouries, Leeds

Improving schools through ‘Visible Learning’ We are delighted to announce details of our regional ‘Visible Learning’ conference, where we will be joined by internationally acclaimed education researcher, Professor John Hattie. Visible Learning is the resu...
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Investors in Pupils Newsletter

The January 2016 Investors in Pupils newsletter is now available to view
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Plastic bag charge introduced to reduce litter and protect wildlife

A 5p charge on single use plastic carrier bags is being introduced in October as part of a government policy to reduce waste by cutting bag use by up to 80% in supermarkets and by half on the high street, with the aim of reducing litter and protecting wildlife.
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Recruitment drive for recycling champions gets underway

Schools looking to encourage green minded pupils to carry the recycling message to classmates and families can now benefit from their own tailored resources supporting Recycling champions. Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School pupils were among one of the first...
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Den Day, 29th May - 6th June. Save the Children

Save the Children is calling on UK schools to ‘build a better world’ with the launch of an exciting new fundraising initiative - ‘Den Day’. Launching on 29th May and running until 6th June, Save the Children’s Den Day invites schools to pick a date and hold a ...
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Tropical World educational visits

Tropical World in Roundhay Leeds has reopened its doors following an extensive refurbishment programme. There is a full menu of educational workshops that school groups can access when visiting Tropical World. Admission for school groups is FREE.
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Investors in Pupils School Newsletter Spring 2015

• Updates about the national Investors in Pupils programme including new school cluster working and reaccreditation model • Information about national training opportunities including open events and effective school council training • New case study informati...
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