Monthly Archives July 2018

Bloodhound project

If you have Thursday free and have Key stage 2 children, there is the opportunity to visit the Bloodhound Project in Avonmouth. What’s on offer –   fun activities using recycled materials, see the car, take part in some pilot activities- introduction to coding and programming activities. Children can be accompanied by any adult/family member. The day runs from 10-3pm, bring your own packed lunch. You will need to give permission for the children to have photos taken which may be used for a new project using aluminium wheels.   If you or a friend or relative want to find out if
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LOTTY

Learning Partnership West has set up a free confidential text and online support service called LOTTY for young people in Bristol aged between 11 and 25. Young people can text confidentially on 07786 20 20 40, contact us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lottylpw/ or start a live chat at https://116sms.com/livechat?srv=aVVOxjKXO6r2RkydjoWf This is what LOTTY is all about: •We are here to listen, not tell •We will wait to be asked before giving advice •We’re not a counselling service – LOTTY is for information, advice and guidance •We’re here to help you find the right answers for yourself •It’s up to you how
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Apprenticeship potential

  Great article here from findcourses.co.uk about the earning potential of Apprenticeships in comparison to classic academic training. We’ve just taken on an apprentice in our team with the help of the Bristol City Council apprenticeships team ourselves. It’s definitely a great route if you can find a n employer who can help you develop the sills you will need in your chosen career. 
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Maker Lab

We’re all ready to start showing off our new equipment and games to tutors and development workers. This afternoon we will be giving demos of Virtual Reality experiences, coding, 3D printing and electronics. We then hope to see a great number of courses starting in September that will increase confidence and build aspirations using these new tools!
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