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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...

Core Values

Core Values

We believe values are really important.   As individuals, you'll have your own set of values. Your top values will no doubt differ from your child's, and that's okay, but this is what will cause differences when making decisions.   Our values are embedded into the way...

The True Meaning of Easter

The True Meaning of Easter

Easter is a universal celebration. There is no place in the world that doesn’t welcome the light and joy it brings. Regardless of cultural background, Easter festivities have been a staple in the lives of many families. What is the true meaning of Easter and why is it...

St. George’s Day

St. George’s Day

How many of you knew St. George was a Turkish Arab born to a Palestinian mother and had Persian blood?     I only found out this this year! Just days after I did a podcast interview where I stated we need to do more in understanding British heritage because it's so...

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home   Maths is like Marmite - people love it or hate it. Our own dislike for it can get projected onto our kids, continuing the never ending cycle of disengagement from a subject that offers a beautiful way of understanding the world.  ...

Tips on Improving Handwriting

Tips on Improving Handwriting

Many of us dismiss the value of crafting as just a pastime activity.   It's not.   It's an opportunity to develop key skills; fine motor skills.   In particular the following activities will really help to develop the coordination and muscles needed to use writing...

Flexible Learning Journeys

Flexible Learning Journeys

A question I get asked by people who are not part of the home education world is "Why would anyone want online learning in normal conditions outside of COVID?"   I guess it's a fair question. Especially as online learning is relatively new for many people. For most,...