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Then vs. Now: Films

Type: All  |  Category: Yearbooks  |  Date: 16th October 2017

We all love that moment when you get in from a rainy day, cuddle up on the sofa with some buttery popcorn and they replay the old classics on TV (it doesn’t matter that you have it on DVD, it’s just ‘better’ when it’s on TV)… But now we’re in 2017, just how wrong did Hollywood films predict the...

Making School Memories: Fright Night

Type: All  |  Category: Teaching  |  Date: 9th October 2017

31st October only means one thing where we’re from – Halloween! Ever considered incorporating the spooky day into your teaching to mix things up from the regular classroom activities? Children can feel the excitement of All Hallow’s Eve, learn and get a good scare in all at the same time with...

Then vs. Now: Music

Type: All  |  Category: Yearbooks  |  Date: 19th September 2017

When you strip back the gimmicks, and look solely at the music, which generation had it better? Where do the ‘real’ hits lie? Leavers’ Books pit two moments of music defined by compilation CDs against each other to find out!

Making School Memories: Team Building Activities

Type: All  |  Category: Teaching  |  Date: 11th September 2017

Teamwork is a life skill that every child should develop. In our first Making School Memories blog post, we look at an array of upbeat and engaging team building activities for children that can turn the most basic of lessons into something extra special that expand beyond any textbook or test.

How to Solve the Biggest Problems of Difficult Students

Type: All  |  Category: Teaching  |  Date: 1st September 2017

Throughout your career, most teachers are bound to come across students that they find challenging or disruptive to the rest of the class, or even sometimes just difficult when working in group projects, for example creating a Leavers’ Books yearbook with fellow students (and teachers).

Memorable and Inspirational Quotes for Your Yearbook

Type: All  |  Category: Yearbooks  |  Date: 1st August 2017

We’ve pulled references from literature to film to history in order to compile a magical list of amazing quotes perfect for any yearbook. Funny quotes to inspirational and meaningful; personal to motivational; these quotes would be perfect for your yearbook and leave food for thought, and...

Are You Thinking About Fundraising for Your School?

Type: All  |  Category: Teaching  |  Date: 3rd July 2017

Are you giving back? In this blog, Leavers’ Books take a look at ways you can utilise your yearbook in raising money for your school (or chosen charity). Here's our list of easy yet effective fundraising ideas for schools that kids can get involved in which can help you raise money for your next...

What You Should Be Including in Your Yearbook

Type: All  |  Category: Yearbooks  |  Date: 29th May 2017

As a follow-on from our original post about what content to include in your end of school yearbook, part two looks at different ideas for those seeking unique and personal content.

Top Tips for Students to Help Cope with Exam Stress

Type: All  |  Category: Teaching  |  Date: 24th April 2017

Leavers’ Books take a serious look at ways for students to combat exam stress, anxiety and even depression to ensure your education and final grades don’t suffer. We look at what you can do, and where you can go for help and support during this challenging time.

Comprehensive Guide to Photos in Your Yearbook

Type: All  |  Category: Yearbooks  |  Date: 3rd April 2017

It’s time to get your cameras out, and lurk through those photo archives for pictures of your school, students, and fun times shared. Leavers' Books' latest blog is all about getting the most out of your leavers’ yearbook, filled with lots of advice and know-how.