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  • How to Get the Best from Home Schooling 

    Outdoor learning
    Learning at home does not have to look like school and you don’t have to turn your living room / kitchen / dining room into a classroom. Nor do you have to replicate the ‘formalised’ structures you would expect in school,
  • Activities for all ages 

    COVID19 Time Capsule
    Today we are offering you some more activities to keep you and your children engaged during lockdown.
  • More Inspirational Ideas for you and your children! 

    Arts and crafts
    Here are some more activities to keep occupy you and your children over the Easter holidays.
  • Inspirational activities for you and your children! 

    Family time
    Take advantage of this lockdown period to explore the world. Start off with the following “Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Home!” and follow up with our selection of fun, creative activities.
  • Support for Carers 

    Like you, your child may be finding the current situation unsettling. Children in care may be missing key adults and friends at school and they might also be struggling without their normal daily routines. On top of all this, they may be feeling anxious about corona virus and the restrictions on our daily lives.
  • A message from the Leicestershire Virtual School 

    The government has asked parents to keep children at home, wherever possible, and for schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to attend.
  • COVID19 information 

    In conversations with the National Association of Virtual School Heads, the DfE have clarified that there is no expectation that all looked after children will attend school during the partial closure of schools.
  • Virtual School Conference 2020 

    Two high profile inspirational keynote speakers will be addressing the Leicestershire Virtual School conference on Thursday 27th February 2020 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.
  • Virtual School Glass Workshop 

    On the 7th December the Virtual School held a glass workshop event for young people who have a keen interest in art and the art industry.
  • Expressive Arts ASDAN certificates and Arts Award 

    The Virtual School are excited to announce that we have now received our young people’s Expressive Arts ASDAN certificates and Arts Award.
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