Out of School Activities
Over 600 school children across London take part in free book festival aimed at inspiring a love of reading
Over 600 children from 16 London primary schools have taken part in a special book festival aimed at inspiring a new generation of booklovers.
Pupils from Babington House School in Chislehurst came face to face with astronaut Tim Peake at a special event in London recently.
The six students were invited to meet the astronaut by Empiribox during a visit to New Scientist Live. Taking place at London’s Excel, the event is the world’s biggest science exhibition and attracts visitors from across the globe.
Stewart Garden, part of the Global Keter Group, is pleased to announce that St Mark’s Church of England Junior School, Gloucestershire, has won its Schools Programme 2018 competition.
The annual contest, which was set up to reward the gardening skills and creativity of schoolchildren aged between six and eleven across the UK, was very tough this year. However, the Cheltenham-based school came out on top, securing themselves a prize of £1,000 to spend at their local garden centre.
Launching Friday 5 to Sunday 7 October, KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – will be hosting an action-packed STEAM Week, inspiring kids to develop their skills across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.
KidZania London, the indoor city run by kids, has teamed up with UK Parliament Week to host a series of exciting activities and workshops for schools, supporting the provision of Key Stages 1-3 PSHE learning. Designed to teach students about the world of politics, debating and current issues, the KidZania’s Parliament Fair will run on the 14th to 16th November 2018. Bookings are now open for schools to book class visits during the autumn term.
Come and try the newest Olympic sport! If you’re looking to introduce the kids to an adventurous new sport, want to enjoy a fun family activity or would like an hour of individual climbing, you are always welcome at Golden Gecko Climbing in Romsey.
Kingsley Napley LLP is delighted to announce the launch of The Legal Apprentice, a nationwide competition, in conjunction with The Times, which invites year-12 pupils from all 4,168 secondary schools across the UK to compete to win a place as a solicitor apprentice at the London-based law firm. The brainchild of Stephen Parkinson, Kingsley Napley’s newly-appointed Senior Partner, The Legal Apprentice embodies Stephen’s and the firm’s desire to expand legal career opportunities to students from non-traditional backgrounds who are underrepresented in the profession.
Greg Brookes-Clayton is the Educational Director at Challenge Academy – a Community Interest Company (CIC) set up and directed by experienced professionals and leaders from education and the military. Challenge Academy offer active outdoor learning experiences. Its aims are to provide innovative and accessible learning opportunities outside the classroom.