In the Know: Back to School Activities

In the Know: Back to School Activities

We hope you had a great summer and are ready to take on the new academic year? This week we’re sharing three fun activities that’ll help your child gear up for the new school year. These activities will help boost their concentration, memory, and imagination and allow them to have fun while learning. Read on to find out more!

Explore Coding for Girls!
Girls into Coding is hosting a free online workshop for girls aged 10-14. There will be talks to inspire & encourage girls to get involved in tech and explore online coding activities. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to code with Python and to get some hands-on coding time from the comfort of your home. The workshop takes place on Sunday 5th September, and you can get your ticket here.

Be Creative!
Join Reading Friends as they host their free online arts and crafts workshop. You and your family have the opportunity to create any art or craft with the theme “Dreams” and bring it to the session to share how you made your art. If your family enjoys painting, card making, or origami, join this workshop on Tuesday 7th September. You can book here.

Join a Drama Class!
Drama Teacher Eve Baker will be hosting free online drama workshops for young people of all ages. Your child will have the opportunity to learn scriptwriting, improv, comedy, and more. These workshops will help build confidence, develop creativity, and help boost concentration, memory and imagination. The workshop will take place every Sunday from 19th September, and you can join here

Find out more about the online 1-to-1 Programmes!
We’re about to head into Term 1, and we’re excited to let you know that applications are now open for our 1-to-1 programmes. If you’d like to know more about the high-impact online tutoring and mentoring opportunities available for young people between the ages of 11 and 16 with GT Scholars, click here. 

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