Key Stage 3 Programme

Learning opportunities and resources for KS3 learners

From free workshops, school days out, lesson plans, and teachers' conferences, we have a range of unique and engaging creative learning opportunities available. Check it out!

    installation inside and she built a crooked house. it's a lit-up geometric figure made out of wooden sticks, casting trees of shadows in the room.
    School trip, Workshop
    And She Built a Crooked House Schools Programme
    From Mon 13 Nov

    Book now to take your class on a unique learning experience at Burton Grange in Far Headingley that brings together the world of art, science, and maths.

    View over the River Aire of Leeds city centre
    School trip
    Smeaton300 Industry Sharing Day

    As a part of LEEDS 2023 Signature Project  Smeaton300, Leeds Industrial Museum are hosting an opportunity for KS2 and KS3 pupils taking STEM to work alongside industry professionals and design an imaginary new public space in Leeds; Smeaton Park! Register today for an educational and fun day out, and see STEAM in action. 

    Smeaton CREST Awards

    As a part of LEEDS 2023 Signature Project Smeaton300, we’ve partnered up with the CREST Awards to inspire KS2 and KS3 pupils to think and behave like scientists and engineers. Register your interest today and get a voucher code to do the Smeaton CREST Awards for free! 

    graphic of cogs satellites and wheels
    My Learning John Smeaton Resource

    We’ve made some free resources on John Smeaton via My Learning. It’s for KS2 and KS3 students across a variety of subject areas, especially History, Science, Design Technology, and GCSE & BTEC Engineering.

    children holding up their artwork in red uniforms
    School trip, Resources
    Leeds Language Week
    13 - 17 Nov

    Save the dates for Leeds Language Week! Join us for live events exploring both mother tongues and other tongues.

    Old fashioned cinema showing an old film
    Workshop, CPD
    Leeds Young Film Programmers
    24 Jun - July

    Through a series of workshops facilitated by Leeds Young Film and professional film makers, learners will be introduced to a portfolio of short films and work collaboratively to programme their own screening event.

    A women from South Asian Heritage is looking up, about to answer into a microphone.
    Cultural Education Conference
    4 Dec

    Explore best practices in arts and cultural education with Leeds Cultural Education Partnership.

    close-up shot of colourful Afra Eisma exhibition at the Tetley.
    Afra Eisma: splashdown tender School Resources

    Free Art learning resources for EYFS-KS5 to celebrate Dutch artist Afra Eisma’s first UK solo show!

    Indie and Punk Music in Leeds

    Learn what a stimulus is, and create a piece of art in response to local indie and punk bands.

    Wall display of artworks
    An Introduction to the Leeds Art Scene

    This resource is designed to inspire you to create a piece of art – an artistic response to the theme of the heritage of art in Leeds.

    close-up image of children dancing.
    School trip
    Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival
    18 - 19 Oct

    Spaces for this project are now full.

    Come for a day out full of dance and performance at Carriageworks theatre!

    Two children in hoodies looking at activities on a table with two adults
    My LEEDS School Grants

    Applications for the grant are now closed.

    As part of My LEEDS 2023, we're offering 33 schools the chance to plan or enhance an activity in 2023 with a grant of £300.

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