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Making the Most of Your Breaks

Making the Most of Your Breaks

People are given breaks for many different reasons and oftentimes, we take them for granted. Breaks are a good opportunity for a lot of families to go on a vacation, to take a breather. Many students and working professionals take this time to re-energise and recover...

Why home educate?

Why home educate?

These are show notes taken from our podcast Episode #4: Why Home Educate? Listen to the full audio podcast here. Gabriela, one of our parents, sits down with Syd as they talk about her family’s transition to home education and how their experiences changed the course...

The UKVS Core Values

The UKVS Core Values

These are show notes taken from our podcast Episode #3: Our Core Values. Listen to the full audio podcast here. Syd reflects on the importance of our core values, how they came to be, and how they resonate with us as individuals. She brings light to each of these core...

A Beginning’s End: Welcome back!

A Beginning’s End: Welcome back!

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. Last year was challenging. We’ve all adjusted to a new life in the face of a pandemic. It was unexpected and it abruptly brought changes to our lives. It was especially difficult for students and many families...

An Education Revolution

An Education Revolution

These are show notes from our podcast episode #2 An Education Revolution. Please have a look through our podcasts - listen and share here. Syd takes us through ideas that inspired her and activities she had thus incporated to her STEM Workshops Business, Femtinos,...

What Does Space Smell Like?

What Does Space Smell Like?

What Does Space Smell Like? This content is adapted from the podcast of the same name. To listen to the full audio podcast, click here. I remember when I was five years old, I used to be that kid who would ask all these amazing, out of the box creative questions that...

Take the Learning with You

Take the Learning with You

Our unique setup at UK Virtual School allows us to completely operate remotely. We’re all physically apart, thousands of miles away from each other in different locations across the world. And whilst we follow the UK timings, some of us work (and study) from different...

A Champion of Innovation

A Champion of Innovation

UK Virtual School’s founder, Syd, has always been a champion of innovation. As a woman, Syd has been constantly undermined in her field. For many decades, we have been continuously pushing for equality but women are still unfairly disadvantaged. Despite this, Syd has...

The UKVS Podcast

The UKVS Podcast

It’s Syd here. I would like to introduce the UKVS Podcast. I’m so excited to be bringing to you this podcast series! I know how busy parents are, so the ability to listen to audio while you're getting on with household activities, driving around, or whatever it is...

Celebrating Endings

Celebrating Endings

And school is out!   Yesterday marked our final day of UK Virtual School's first academic year.   What a year it's been! Monday marks the final kid's meeting of the year. Its crept up on us whilst we've been busy with a thousand and one tasks (read below), and hence...