We are proud of the incredible impact our teacher community has achieved with their students through use of Lyfta. A selection of case studies are available below.
Spring Partnership Trust in south London are taking a pedtech approach to broadening students’ horizons by combining oracy-based learning tools from Voice 21 (the national oracy charity) and Lyfta’s powerful immersive stories. The two resources have been highly impactful and worked brilliantly well together. Read more here.
Lampard Community School is a special school situated in Devon which caters for children aged 5-16 with complex needs, all of whom have speech, language, communication and interaction needs (SLCN) and are working significantly below age related expectations. Read more here.
We are thrilled that Lyfta has won the prestigious Bett Award 2023 for Transformational Impact, selected from a category full of brilliant nominees! The awards recognise the best and most innovative products and services that are helping to transform education and improve learning outcomes in schools. Read more here.
Tom Fay, Director of School Improvement at Pontefract Academies Trust tells us about the journey the Trust is on with Lyfta, how they are implementing the platform and the impact they have seen so far. Read more here.
Foxborough Primary School, a small one-form entry school (part of the Pioneer Educational Trust) has focused on making Lyfta a shared expereince across the school. They use it to bring to life their school values, build awareness of different people and places and challenge sterotypes. Read more here.
Shaw Primary School in Essex recently shared with us how Lyfta has been used to support their curriculum and their students’ learning in many ways. One of the school’s key aims has been to use the Lyfta platform for supporting and responding to the diversity needs of the school, to build a stronger sense of different ways of living and succeeding in the world. Read more here.
In this moving presentation Dan talks about his personal experience of the impact a lack of access to cultural capital can have and shares the impact use of Lyfta has had in in his trust in making cultural capital a curriculum entitlement for all. Read more here.
A timeline of the last 12 months using Lyfta at Djanogly Sherwood Academy and within the wider Trust. He shows the transformation in the school, from encouraging young people to care for the environment, to inspiring them to participate in daily mile and more. Read more here.
Sarah Eddie, year 5 teacher at Cradle Hill Primary School, talks about how she has been using Lyfta to encourage pupils to develop global citizenship skills and learn to appreciate different cultures and ways of life. Read more here.
Jeremy Hannay - Headteacher at Three Bridges Primary school talks about why he is passionate about Lyfta and what it offers for his students who don’t always have the opportunity to experience the wider world.
Upton Court Grammar School have been using Lyfta to expand students’ horizons and help them understand others better. This year 10 student introduces us to the word ‘sonder’ and why she loves Lyfta’s purpose.
Schools across Leo Academy Trust have been using Lyfta to support pupil outcomes, which include active citizenship, collaboration and leadership. This blog takes an in-depth look at what Lyfta learning has looked like in classrooms across the Trust and the impact they are seeing with use of the platform. Read more here.
Younger learners find Lyfta a fun and exciting way to learn about the world. Listen to these year 2 students talking about why they enjoy lessons using the platform, and why they made a song for Lyfta.
Teachers at Three Bridges Primary School have found innovative ways to bring global understanding and empathy-building into the curriculum with KS1, especially in subjects like RE and science, through digital immersive storytelling. Read more here.
Cradle Hill Community Primary School is a large school in the coastal town of Seaford, East Sussex. With little ethnic or racial diversity in the pupil population at the school, teachers wanted to use Lyfta as a way of to bring diversity into the classroom to support the school’s ethos around the importance of global learning and empathy. Read more here.
Hear what children from across the UK have to say about Lyfta.
“It taught us in a good way that we would remember it - and understand it as well”
“We come back and we see that Lyfta is on. Everyone sort of goes ‘yes!’”
The Lyfta team attended a Global Goals day at Djanogly Sherwood Academy and met some of the staff and pupils in the spring term of 2022. In this blog post we share some of the impactful ways global learning is being enhanced at the school with Lyfta. Read more here.
Lyfta worked in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust to create a scheme of work for PE teachers and sports leads which used our storyworlds to teach students how to live healthily. In this blog, we review the impact of this project on students and teachers. Read more here.
We hear from a primary school in Nottingham who used Lyfta resources and some innovative planning to bring sustainability to life across the whole school during the covid-19 pandemic. Read more here
Lyfta’s immersive storyworlds provide an ideal basis for planning assemblies that inspire pupils with meaningful discussion around positive values. Brookfield Primary Academy share how they delivered an effective assembly on perseverance for Year 5. Read more here.
Warden Hill Primary School shares how they are using Lyfta to focus on their values to ‘belong, explore and succeed’. The assistant headteacher shares how he delivered a very successful lesson with his 10 and 11 year old students. Read more here.
As part of our series of blogs looking at impact in Lyfta global education schools, we hear from Brooklands Farm Primary School who saw an opportunity to use Lyfta to approach the personal, learning and conceptual challenge of ‘dealing with change’ faced by students. Read more here.
Paddock Secondary School is a mixed, community special school in Wandsworth, London. The vision and values of the school put community very much at its heart. They were inspired to develop more global learning work at the school using Lyfta and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. Read more here.
Here is how one teacher at a school with very little cultural diversity in the classroom, effectively used Lyfta to challenge student attitudes.
The teacher was able to start an important conversation with her students around difference, bias, diversity and more. She was able to provide them with an impactful and engaging experience, which will have a lasting effect.
If you had asked Helena Morrissey, an assistant headteacher at Elms Bank Specialist Arts College a year ago, whether she thought her pupils - all of whom are on the autistic spectrum - would be watching foreign documentaries and reading subtitles, she admits that she would have laughed at the idea. But thanks to several factors inherent in the Lyfta experience, this is indeed what happened at Elms Bank School.