Bradford

Life Education Bradford reaches 24,800 children in 70 schools in a normal school year. 

Coram Life Education

Life Education nationwide is a delivery partner with Coram, the oldest children’s charity, established in 1739 as the Foundling Hospital in London.

Within this umbrella organisation Life Education Bradford is established as an independent charitable company, and has been working throughout Bradford for 30 years.

About us

Life Education Bradford and our educators provide, new, varied and regularly updated programmes and services to support schools in their aims towards healthy lifestyles for their children, parents and communities.

At Life Education Bradford we currently have 3 educators, Lucy, Jane and Juliet, working across areas in and surrounding West Yorkshire.

We charge schools per day and will stay at school an appropriate length of time depending on the size the school. Please let us know if you would like us to visit your school or if you would like any further information.

What we offer
SCARF Live Online

Our educators are now delivering new, innovative and exciting online workshops, using Zoom. The fun, interactive and age-appropriate workshops help children to understand the importance of physical and emotional health; they learn vital life-skills that are also known to help their overall achievement.
  • EYFS- Reception: children learn about identifying and naming feelings, recognising cues to how other people feel, and practise calming, relaxation techniques.
  • Key Stage 1: children learn about keeping their bodies healthy, managing feelings, and being a good friend.
  • Key Stage 2: children explore emotional needs, choices that can affect health and wellbeing, qualities of friendship and how to develop strategies to look after their emotional wellbeing
Puberty and RSE (Y4, 5 & 6)
 
Led by our expert educators, these sessions build on the SCARF resources and cover particularly sensitive issues in a safe way.
 
Strand 1 (dealing with changes at puberty) helps prepare children for stand 2:

  • Strand 1: Time for Change - growing up and moving on at puberty
  • Strand 2: Growing and Changing, and Keeping Safe (RSE)
  • Keeping Safe – including specific themes addressing body image and ownership, safe and unsafe touches, secrets, staying safe online and sharing personal information or images.
  • Relationships – identifying healthy and unhealthy relationships and developing assertiveness and safe behaviours in relationships.
  • Growing and Changing – including human reproduction and changes at puberty.
 
LifeBase
Based on the core programmes of the LifeBus, delivered in the school classroom (click here for our current programme overview).
  • Early Years and Key Stage 1: children learn about keeping their bodies healthy, managing feelings, being a good friend and the safe use of medicines.
  • Key Stage 2: children explore emotional needs, choices that can affect health and wellbeing, qualities of friendship and how to cope with bullying and the influence of friends. They also consider the effects and risks with the use of drugs, including medicines, alcohol and tobacco as well as an understanding of how few people in their age group actually use non-medical drugs – this is social norms education.
 
Additional sessions
 
  • Future Booster (Y5 & 6): designed to support schools and families in raising children’s aspirations and also their understanding of how to set and achieve goals.
  • bCyberwise (Y3, 4, 5 & 6): Online internet safety programmes and resources. This includes looking at being a responsible internet citizen, thinking about online relationships and staying safe and the things that we may post on the internet and the reach this may have.
Here are some of the quotes from children at Allerton Primary School:
 
“It builds steps…as you get older you want to know how your body reacts…the Life Caravan provides all you need to know about your body, feelings, friends, surroundings and relationships.” (Simrah, aged 10)
 
“I can’t express enough how much we want all students to discover it”.(Halima, aged 10)

The Life Education Bradford team

Our Address

Unit 13
South Square
Thornton
Bradford
BD13 3LD

Contact Details

Lucy Allott
lucy@lifeeducationbradford.org.uk
07980 221450

Registered Charity number 702709.
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