In the Know: Virtual Summer Camp!

In the Know: Virtual Summer Camp!

Guess what? Summer is here! Almost everyone recalls their childhood’s carefree, seemingly endless summer days with fondness and joy. As parents, some of us may have mixed feelings about this season for our children. How can we avoid the “I’m bored!” comments? In this week’s newsletter, we will be sharing three opportunities that will keep the children learning while having fun all summer. Read on to find out more!

Join The GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Digital Challenge for Young People

Young people in the UK will have a chance to showcase their skills and talents, by taking part in the GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Digital Challenge! These digital challenges have been designed to give pupils a chance to gain online work experience in the insurance industry, a growing field that is offering many opportunities for young people. Pupils will also gain a certificate once they complete all 5 challenges, and there are amazing prizes for challenge finalists and winners! If your child is between the ages of 11-18, please share this link to help get them started. 

Join a Free Reading Club!

Reading 4 Kids is a fantastic reading club for children, jam-packed with fun and exciting activities, to expand both knowledge and vocabulary. Children can enjoy activities, word of the day programmes, quizzes, and most importantly, quality reading time. Our learning levels are designed based on age groups so that your children will find something that is challenging but also suitable for them. Classes begin on the 23rd of July and take place every Saturday. To join the free club, click here.

Summer Coding Workshop!

STEM professionals offer a free taster session into coding, coding career opportunities and much more. Now they are offering a Summer Coding Workshop for students to enjoy. It is a 5-day series of online Coding sessions all week long! It is designed for high school students – especially girls and students from minority ethnic backgrounds – who are interested in learning more about coding. During their workshop, students will learn the basics of coding as well as receive advice from industry professionals! To sign up, click here.

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