In the Know: Exciting Winter Boredom Busters!

In the Know: Exciting Winter Boredom Busters!

With the winter holidays around the corner, we thought we’d help you find some exciting opportunities that you and your family can enjoy to help fight the boredom during the long days indoors! These opportunities are free and fun for the whole family! These cool resources can also help to keep the kids entertained and stimulated! If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, then read on to find out more!

Learn more about Cambridge in a series of stories!
Join the Museum of Cambridge and storyteller Chip Colquhoun for a series of free, online storytelling sessions! You’ll be hearing stories that match the wintery season, like incredible skating feats and a woman trapped in the snow who was saved miraculously. This event is family-friendly and is for kids aged 5 and above! It takes place from Monday 20th December. To register, click here

Join a Coding Club with Merton Libraries!
If your child is between the ages of 9 and 13, and is interested in learning how to code web pages and create websites, then this workshop is for them! This four-day, free online coding club is designed to teach young people some of the basics of coding websites and web pages. These sessions take place from Monday 20th December to Thursday 23rd December, and you can book here.

Enjoy a fun-filled night of stargazing with Maths-on-toast!
With the long winter nights upon us, why not join in some family fun stargazing? At this free event, you and your family will learn how to draw or doodle stars using 2D shapes! You’ll also learn how to create stars with varying numbers of points. This event is fun for the whole family and takes place on Saturday 18th December. To book your ticket you can click here

Applications for our 1-to-1 programmes close on Wednesday 15th December!
Have you considered signing up your child for our one-to-one programmes? Our programmes offer academic support, and also focus on personal development and mentorship that helps our scholars to build confidence and experience increased aspirations! Based on the GT Scholars Success Framework, our 1-to-1 programmes have not only helped scholars to go up by 2-grade points within a year but have also helped parents learn how to continue supporting their children to succeed at school and beyond. If you would like to find out more about our programmes, please book a call with our Scholar Success Team before our application closing date, Wednesday 15th December 2021.


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