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Welcome to the UK Virtual School blog. Here you will find information on what’s going on at UK Virtual School, tips and advice for home educating families and thoughts from Syd (our founder). Have a browse through, comment and share with your friends and family.

UKVS in Morocco!

UKVS in Morocco!

  Morocco is a country located in the northwestern corner of Africa, known for its beautiful architecture, vibrant culture, delicious food, and historical monuments. It's a special place where the land meets both the North Atlantic...

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What is the best time for change?

What is the best time for change?

  People have been making New Year's resolutions for a long time. It's a time to think about the past year, figure out how to get better, and set goals for the future. Some common resolutions are exercising more, stopping bad habits,...

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A Message from Syd

A Message from Syd

  As 2023 reaches an end, I think it's the perfect time for us to pause and reflect on everything this year. Sometimes it's easy to focus on all the negativity happening around us - right now in the world, not every child or family...

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A School that Breaks for Winter

A School that Breaks for Winter

  UK Virtual School has an unusual term structure in that we run from the first Monday of every month for 3 weeks only, with the 4th and 5th weeks (where applicable) as holidays. We take December completely off and also August,...

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The Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights

  What is Hanukkah? Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, is a festival of lights celebrated by Jewish communities around the world. Hanukkah goes all the way back to the 2nd century BCE when the Jewish people, led by the Maccabees,...

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Techniques to Promote Curiosity

Techniques to Promote Curiosity

  Introduction The spark of “Curiosity” ignites the flame of knowledge. Techniques that stimulate curiosity in students can significantly enhance academic performance and make the learning process more enjoyable. This blog will...

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My Hockey Tour Experience: By Ethan

My Hockey Tour Experience: By Ethan

  Hockey is a Sport that requires a lot of practice and dedication. These activities can have many benefits for students. They can help students learn new skills, build character and personality, make new friends and explore...

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