UK Virtual School Podcast - UKVS

S01E09 Space for Everyone - Student Perspective on Online Schooling

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UK Virtual School isn’t just any online school – We dare to be different! We offer a flexible online British Education adapted for the modern world, catering for Year 1 to iGCSEs for Home Educating families, Expats, and World Schoolers.

#9 Space for Everyone

Student Perspective on Online Schooling

Eight year old Hope is one of UK Virtual School's students.  On this episode, you'll hear all about her hobbies, her plans for the 1,068 page book she's working on, and you'll hear her read the UKVS story "Space for Everyone" which helps students understand our values.  To get your copy,  ▶[CLICK HERE] ◀

Hope's family started home schooling with her during Covid, and have decided to continue.  During her chat with Syd, you'll find out why UKVS is helping her to thrive.  Here are just a few of the reasons:

  • Hope enjoys the flexibility of UKVS.  She engages in many activities during the daytime hours, and fits her lessons around her weekly activities, which include Rhythmic Gymnastics, helping out at a local Farm and Horse Riding.  
  • The laid back teaching methods of the UKVS teachers really suit Hope.  She didn't used to engage with English at all, but after she was encouraged to write a story about Volcanoes, English is her favourite subject.  She's even setting about writing a (MASSIVE) book in her own time!
  • Hope is finding it much easier to be heard in the smaller online class sizes.  If she has a question for the teacher, she uses the chat box, and knows it will be answered at a suitable time.  She feels the teachers have more time to help her and focus on her needs.


More about Syd (Our Founder)

Syd is the founder and visionary behind UK Virtual School, which was set up in the peak of the pandemic, when the need for an alternative online education system became far more clearer. Syd has worked extensively with home educating families over the last 11 years and has spent her life in the education sector as a qualified teacher in state, grammar and private schools before settling to work full time on her educational projects, namely Femtinos.

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