Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

Undergraduate Students

Eleanor Mather

Eleanor Mather

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2014 - 2018

The highlight of my course has been my year in industry. It has given me some amazing experiences that I wouldn’t have had if I hadn’t come to university. Read full profile…

Lisa Fielding

Lisa Fielding

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2014-2018

The support offered by the School of Education is brilliant. As the school is quite small, everyone gets to know each other and there is a real feeling that all of the staff are invested in your wellbeing. Read full profile…

Kelly Faherty

Kelly Faherty

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

Staff within the School of Education are always there when you need them. It is very clear that all lecturers have a major passion for their chosen area of study, which reflects within the teaching standards. Read full profile…

Pratichya Gurung

Pratichya Gurung

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2014-2018

I decided that Childhood Studies would be the best option as it offers a holistic approach to understanding children and young people and the future career possibilities with this course are abundant. Read full profile…

Orielle Levy

Orielle Levy

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2015-2018

Leeds was definitely my favourite as it is so diverse and covers so many aspects of Childhood, ranging from the sociological aspects such as policies and laws relating to children, as well as the psychological aspects such as theories on play and learning. Read full profile…

Lewis Wagstaff

Lewis Wagstaff

| 2012-2016

The course offers a lot of flexibility in the form of discovery modules giving every individual studying the degree their own unique options. Read full profile…

Zara Karim

Zara Karim

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2014-2017

A particular highlight of my course was gaining knowledge on how primary schools work and about inclusion in education. Read full profile…

Zubayr Karolia

Zubayr Karolia

The staff in the School of Education are very helpful and provide plenty of advice, information and guidance for students when needed. Read full profile…

Olivia Stroobants

Olivia Stroobants

| 2012-2016

I also really like that the school of Education is so small which means that there are a lot of opportunities for personal contact between staff and students. Read full profile…

Laura Stephenson

Laura Stephenson

| 2015-2019

I really love the course I am doing at the moment. We are taught by lecturers who are at the forefront of their field. Read full profile…

Laura Knapton

Laura Knapton

| 2012-2016

I have really enjoyed my course! I think that the amount of support you get from all the tutors in the School of Education is great and the amount of opportunities they have to offer are endless. Read full profile…

Catherine Denham

Catherine Denham

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2014-2017

As well as having friends who are roughly the same age as me I also have friends who are the same age as my sons. I have learned that it doesn’t matter what age you are everyone can contribute something to the class! Read full profile…

Rafaella Americanou

Rafaella Americanou

| 2016-2019

The course is really powerful and equally expands on both educational and language aspects. Read full profile…

Ellie Boyes

Ellie Boyes

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

'I really enjoy my course, all modules are something new to me and are really interesting' Read full profile…

Ana-Rosa Cain

Ana-Rosa Cain

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2013-2016

I came to the open day in October and was immediately drawn in by the student community Read full profile…

Hannah Howman

Hannah Howman

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

I hugely enjoyed the journey of the course through the three years of study. From meeting a range of interesting people and listening to their experiences, to making long life friends. I also appreciated that the course offered such a board spectrum of topics. Read full profile…

Chiara Creates

Chiara Creates

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2012-2015

The course is unique. It really makes the most of the lecturers’ knowledge and expertise so we cover a wide range of topics allowing you to explore areas that interest you the most. Read full profile…

Patsy Cummings

Patsy Cummings

| 2012 - 2016

The support both in the School of Education and throughout the University is truly amazing. Read full profile…

Anna Kelly

Anna Kelly

| 2012 - 2015

I liked the way one course linked together the many different aspects of language and education that I am interested in. It has allowed me to study a language whilst also studying modules in child development, education and language aquisition. Read full profile…

Laura Knapton

Laura Knapton

| 2012

I feel the student support in my school is particularly great as I receive feedback or answers to any queries very fast. Also, we have fortnightly tutorials where we meet as a group with our programme leader to discuss what has been going on in lectures and to see if we require help with anything. Read full profile…

Emily Pasquale

Emily Pasquale

| 2012-2015

The support in the School of Education has been phenomenal and I have found the levels of interaction with staff in the School to be one of the course’s strongest points. Tutors are always available to help and are all passionate about teaching. Read full profile…

Regan Holden

Regan Holden

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2011-2015

In doing this industry placement year I have not only gained experience in my field and self confidence, I have also developed a dissertation question for when I return to complete my final year. Read full profile…

Kirsty Louise Bryden

Kirsty Louise Bryden

My course has been great and the support at Leeds is fantastic – each student is given a personal tutor, who you can talk to about any issues you may have. Read full profile…

Ruth Spillman

Ruth Spillman

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

Thanks to my undergraduate research scholarship I can research something that I am passionate about. It has also allowed me to meet with people that are experts in the field and that have been able to give me some great advice. Read full profile…

Dongping Chen

Dongping Chen

So far, I have most enjoyed the module English for Communication, which is a language course. In this module, I have learnt how to learn English in an efficient and independent way. Read full profile…

Amy Millar

Amy Millar

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies | 2011 - 2014

If you have a strong desire to work with children in the future but are unsure of which field, I would definitely recommend this course. It gives you insight into all ares of working with children. Read full profile…

Amie Ladley

Amie Ladley

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

Before starting Childhood Studies, I’d had a lot of experience working with children and wanted to be a teacher and I thought the degree would be a good stepping stone to that. I also thought it provide me with a strong foundation of knowledge of childhood beyond the education system. Read full profile…

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