In the media

We are proud to frequently feature on national and local radio, television and newspapers in the UK and Lithuania. Please see some of our appearances below:


Lithuanian Independence Day Celebrations in Barking and Dagenham appearing on Lithuanian national television channel “LRT”, Lithuania, 21-02-2015

Broadcast on LRT to celebrate Lithuanian Independence Day at Barking Town Hall on 16th February 2015.


Leaping Toads pupils, parents and members of the local Lithuanian community celebrated Lithuania’s 97th year of Independence at Barking Town Hall,  welcomed by Councillor Darren Rodwell, Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council. Distinguished guests included the Ambassador of Lithuania, Her Exellency Mrs Asta Skysgiryte-Liauskiene and dignitaries of the “Jotvingis” Lithuanian Navy.


Cultures celebrated at Lithuanian Day
“Barking and Dagenham Post”, UK,  00-02-2015

Barking and Dagenham Post Independence Day

Title to be added’
“Lietuve”, Lithuania,  00-02-2015 Lietuve “JUNGTINĖ KARALYSTĖ. Lietuvos vėliava Vasario 16-osios proga iškelta prie Londono Barkingo ir Dagenhamo rajono rotušės

Leaping Toad’s Principal, Mrs Simona Staputiene, inteviewed on BBC live radio

“BBC Radio”, Five Live Drive programme, 16:00, UK,  28-11-2014




Barking and Dagenham school invites pupils to learn English
“”, UK,  2014-11-03

Anglija English ESOl article Leaping Toads 1

Anglija English ESOl article Leaping Toads 2

How learning Lithuanian is helping youngsters to feel at home in England – Eastern European language school wants children to ‘know roots’
“Barking and Dagenham Post”, UK,  2014-10-29

BarkingDagenhamPost Leaping Toads page 1BarkingDagenhamPost Leaping Toads page 2

East London borough council’s attention for Lithuanian school students
“Londoniete”, UK,  2014-10-22

Londoniete Darrenas Rodwellas Mano Pirmieji Mokslai

School encourages newcomers to integrate
“Barking and Dagenham Post”, UK,  2014-06-25

Article in Barking and Dagenham Post

Leaping Toads “Mano Pirmieji Mokslai” features on the website of the President of Lithuania, 2014-02-16

President of Lithuania Leaping Toads Mano Pirmieji Mokslai

The first lithuanian words – far from Lithuania
“Lietuvos žinios”, 2013-10-15

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.38.55

What is the Lithuanian national perception of young Lithuanians in London?
“Žinių radijas”, 2013-03-27

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.43.28

Young Lithuanians in London present a performance, 2013-03-25

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.45.21

Appearing on Lithuanian national television “Voices of Freedom” live broadcast
“LRT”, 2014-02-16

Children participate via video link for the “Voices of Freedom” Concert, broadcast live on LRT to celebrate Lithuanian Independence Day, 16 February 2014.

London is growing a new generation of talented Lithuanians, 2013-03-25

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.47.00

A different approach to emigration, 2013-05-25

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.48.20

About our school
LNK, KK2, 2013-03-20

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 22.50.09

12 year-old: “I will create a business and help Lithuania to stand tall”, 2012-11-26

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.03.06

Lithuanian language school has little use for textbooks
Lietuvos rytas, 2012-11-26

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.04.15

Expat children with multiple identities, 2012-11-25

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.05.01

Excerpt from radio station M-1’s morning show “inform 200 seconds”, featuring Leaping Toads, 2012-11-20

“School” exhibition examines whether emigrants retain their Lithuanian identity
Lietuvos rytas, 2012-11-19

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.06.06

Simona Staputienė: Identity begins with questions about the family, 2012-08-29

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.07.08

Designer Jolanta Rimkutė visits Lithuanian school in Dagenham
Londonietė, 2012-06-13

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.08.13

Designer J.Rimkutė created fairy trees at London Lithuanian school, 2012-06-11

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.11.22

Lithuanians flock: curiosity overcomes rumours
Londonietė, 2011-02-23

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.12.34

Lithuanian School in London: learning through impressions, 2010-09-29

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.13.24

Expat children learn about the Battle of Grunwald,, 2010 – 09 – 27

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.14.40

The UK release of the first Lithuanian educational audiovisual project for children
Londonietė, 2010-09-18

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.15.29

London opens a new Saturday School, 2008-10-05

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.16.22

London opens a new Saturday School, 2008-10-03

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.18.05

Are you interested in British Lithuanian language?, 2008-09-02

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 23.18.59