In The Know: Three interesting opportunities for your child!

In The Know: Three interesting opportunities for your child!

We hope you’re having a great Friday so far! This week we have three exciting, diverse opportunities for you and your child to explore. The first two are for 16-17 year-olds but the last one is open for children aged 7 and above.

Social Mobility Programme – Applications now open!
The Social Mobility Foundation is a charity that aims to help 16-17 year-olds by providing opportunities and support networks that would otherwise be inaccessible. This support ranges from mentoring and skill sessions to internships and university advice. The programmes are only available to those who match specific background and academic criteria. Visit their website for more information and to apply for one of their programmes: http://www.socialmobility.org.uk/

BFI Film Academy – Residential Programme
Film&Video Workshop are offering a wonderful, unique opportunity to young people aged 16-19. Forty participants will spend a week working with industry specialists, creating their portfolio and developing their filmmaking skills. Click here to find out more about this talent development project.

Your Future, Your Ambition
If your child is interested in a future in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM), then Your Future, Your Ambition could be an exciting opportunity for them. The one-day event, running on 2nd March 2017, brings together companies that embrace diversity and encourages students to follow their ambitions. Registration closes 31st December so go to their website to reserve your place: http://yourfutureyourambition.com/

The GT Scholars Programme is an after-school programme that also focuses on social mobility, growth mindset and helping young people achieve their aspirations.. The programme includes tutoring, mentoring and enrichment sessions for young people aged 11-16.

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Kate Lacey

Kate Lacey

Kate is the Programme Manager for GT Scholars and enjoys staying up to date on the latest education news. She is passionate about tackling educational inequality and believes that everyone should adopt a growth mindset so that they can fulfil their potential.
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