Lambeth Schools – February Half-Term Multi-Sports Camp 2019

Grab the chance to play plenty of sport with us during the February Half-Term, have fun, make friends and get credit towards your Lambeth Children’s University Passport.

Dunraven Secondary School, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London SW16 2QB

Dates

Monday 18th February 2019
Tuesday 19th February 2019

Age criteria

6-11 Years
School years 1,2,3,4,5 & 6

Time

9am – 3pm

Cost

£10 per day

Discount

£10 sibling discount when you book both days

Please make sure the young person has suitable clothing and light refreshments.

To book a place or for further details, please contact

Scott Flynn 
Tel: 07377 358132

Angela Nelson 
Tel: 07921 213541

Email: multi-sportscamp@outlook.com

All sessions are delivered by qualified coaches who are CRB/DBS checked, holding current Safe Guarding Children and Emergency Aid Certificates

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Winter Activity Challenge 2018

Write a poem about Christmas and read it aloud to your family and friends Find information about the WW1 Christmas Day truce (football game) and write a summary Visit your local library and discover how countries around the world celebrate Christmas and design a poster Make a large map of your local CU and put on all the Learning Destinations you have visited Bake some mince pies and biscuits for Father Christmas
Research a piece of art that you like and try to draw it. Who is the artist, when was it painted, what type of art is it? etc. Explore a new Learning Destination and write a review Research an animal that lives in the Artic or Antarctica and create a fact sheet Design and create a Christmas card and send to a teacher Write your own version of the 12 Days of Christmas
Interview family members and discover your own Christmas traditions Write a winter fairy tale Complete a Nature Detectives winter activity sheet Create a marketing campaign for your local CU including a slogan, song and merchandise designs Learn and sing Christmas carols for your family and school
Research how different cultures celebrate New Year’s Day Visit your local library and find out about Hanukkah Using a variety of resources (visit a library, museum etc.) research a local historical figure and write a face file Display to friends, family and your local CU a new skill you have learnt at a Learning Destination Make a festive decoration using recycled resources

So… You have decided to take up the challenge!

Here are some rules

If you have a Children’s University Passport To Learning, you will receive 1 hour for each of the activities you complete.

You must provide evidence of each activity you complete to your school. There are many different ways to display your work, for example:

  • Photographs
  • Write a diary/newsletter/scrapbook
  • Draw a picture/poster
  • Make a voice/video recording
  • Bring your creations in to school
  • Tell us when you completed it, who with, what steps did you take etc.

 

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Lambeth Schools – October Half-Term Multi-Sports Camp 2018

Grab the chance to play plenty of sport with us during the October Half-Term, have fun, make friends and get credit towards your Lambeth Children’s University Passport.

Dunraven Secondary School, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London SW16 2QB

Dates

Monday 22nd October 2018
Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Age criteria

6-11 Years
School years 1,2,3,4,5 & 6

Time

9am – 3pm

Cost

£10 per day

Discount

£10 sibling discount when you book both days

Please make sure the young person has suitable clothing and light refreshments.

To book a place or for further details, please contact

Scott Flynn 
Tel: 07574 751798

Angela Nelson 
Tel: 07921 213541

Email: multi-sportscamp@outlook.com

All sessions are delivered by qualified coaches who are CRB/DBS checked, holding current Safe Guarding Children and Emergency Aid Certificates

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Summer Holiday Activity Challenge 2018

Welcome to the Children’s University Summer Challenge 2017

We hope you are already enjoying collecting time in your Passport to Learning and that these ideas will inspire you to try even more activities over the summer. If you do not already know about Children’s University, you can find out more here.

Once you have chosen a challenge, discuss your ideas with an adult and agree where you might need any help

How many can you complete?

Always ask permission of an adult before completing the activities – don’t cut up your gloves to make a puppet without checking first!

Create a collage from objects you find at the beach or the woods Build a den either indoors or outside Go bird watching and research the different birds that you see Grow some seeds such as sunflower or cress and keep a diary of their growth What floats? Fill a bowl with water, gather some objects (ask an adult’s permission). Guess which ones will float and see if you are right Hunt for bugs – take a look in places where bugs hide and draw pictures of the bugs you find
Take part in the Summer Reading Challenge at the Library Set up your own restaurant – look in recipe books and design a 3 course meal Create a play or a magic show with friends to perform to your family Create a piece of artwork using dried foodstuff such as lentils and pasta Visit a member of your family and interview them about their life Play a board game with friends or family or design your own game
Research a piece of art that you like and try to draw it. Who is the artist? When was it painted? What type of art is it? etc. Create a music band with homemade musical instruments Fly a kite – you can even make your own out of a black sack or newspaper Make paper aeroplanes and see which design flies the farthest Research a country and make a collage about it. You could go to a travel agent and get a brochure and look at travel books in the library Create a sculpture from reclaimed materials such as boxes, packets and kitchen roll tubes
Set up your own treasure hunt with clues and a map Draw a picture of your day Make a puppet or a mask – use things around the house such as cereal boxes, gloves or socks Put on your favourite music and make up a dance routine Go for a walk and make a page full of rubbings using paper and a crayon or pencil – look for interesting patterns and textures Do something caring and thoughtful for a friend or family member

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So… you have decided to take up the challenge! 

Here are some rules

Have fun!

If you have a Children’s University Passport To Learning you will receive 1 hour for each of the activities you complete.

You must provide some evidence, to your school, that you have taken part in the activity. For example you could take a photograph, write a diary, draw a picture of your day, make a voice/video recording or bring your creations in to school.

You might like to include the following in your evidence:

  • When did you complete the activity?
  • Who were you with?
  • What was the weather like?
  • Did you have fun?
  • What did you learn?

Useful Websites for more Ideas

www.netmums.com

www.education.com

www.instructables.com

www.supersavvyme.co.uk

www.makeandtakes.com

Lambeth Schools – May Half-Term Multi-Sports Camp 2018

Grab the chance to play plenty of sport with us during the May Half-Term, have fun, make friends and get credit towards your Lambeth Children’s University Passport

Dunraven Secondary School, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London SW16 2QB

Dates

Tuesday 29th May 2018
Wednesday 30th May 2018

Age criteria

6-11 Years
School years 1,2,3,4,5 & 6

Time

9am – 3pm

Cost

£10 per day

Discount

£10 sibling discount when you book all three days

Please make sure the young person has suitable clothing and light refreshments.

To book a place or for further details, please contact

Scott Flynn 
Tel: 07574 751798

Angela Nelson 
Tel: 07921 213541

Email:multi-sportscamp@outlook.com

All sessions are delivered by qualified coaches who are CRB/DBS checked, holding current Safe Guarding Children and Emergency Aid Certificates

Download Flyer

Lambeth Schools – February Half-Term Multi-Sports Camp 2018

Grab the chance to play plenty of sport with us during the February Half-Term, have fun, make friends and get credit towards your Lambeth Children’s University Passport

Dunraven Secondary School, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London SW16 2QB

Dates

Monday 12th February 2018
Tuesday 13th February 2018
Wednesday 14th February 2018

Age criteria

6-11 Years
School years 1,2,3,4,5,6

Time

9am – 3pm

Cost

£10 per day

Discount

£10 sibling discount when you book all three days

Please make sure the young person has suitable clothing and light refreshments.

To book a place or for further details, please contact

Scott Flynn 
Tel: 07574 751798

Angela Nelson 
Tel: 07921 213541

Email:multi-sportscamp@outlook.com

All sessions are delivered by qualified coaches who are CRB/DBS checked, holding current Safe Guarding Children and Emergency Aid Certificates

Download Flyer

Winter Activity Challenge 2017

Write a poem about Christmas and read it aloud to your family and friends Find information about the WW1 Christmas Day truce (football game) and write a summary Visit your local library and discover how countries around the world celebrate Christmas and design a poster Make a large map of your local CU and put on all the Learning Destinations you have visited Bake some mince pies and biscuits for Father Christmas
Research a piece of art that you like and try to draw it. Who is the artist, when was it painted, what type of art is it? etc. Explore a new Learning Destination and write a review Research an animal that lives in the Artic or Antarctica and create a fact sheet Design and create a Christmas card and send to a teacher Write your own version of the 12 Days of Christmas
Interview family members and discover your own Christmas traditions Write a winter fairy tale Complete a Nature Detectives winter activity sheet Create a marketing campaign for your local CU including a slogan, song and merchandise designs Learn and sing Christmas carols for your family and school
Research how different cultures celebrate New Year’s Day Visit your local library and find out about Hanukkah Using a variety of resources (visit a library, museum etc.) research a local historical figure and write a face file Display to friends, family and your local CU a new skill you have learnt at a Learning Destination Make a festive decoration using recycled resources

So… You have decided to take up the challenge!

Here are some rules

If you have a Children’s University Passport To Learning, you will receive 1 hour for each of the activities you complete.

You must provide evidence of each activity you complete to your school. There are many different ways to display your work, for example:

  • Photographs
  • Write a diary/newsletter/scrapbook
  • Draw a picture/poster
  • Make a voice/video recording
  • Bring your creations in to school
  • Tell us when you completed it, who with, what steps did you take etc.

 

Download Flyer

Summer Activity Challenge 2017

Welcome to the Children’s University Summer Challenge 2017

We hope you are already enjoying collecting time in your Passport to Learning and that these ideas will inspire you to try even more activities over the summer. If you do not already know about Children’s University, you can find out more here.

Once you have chosen a challenge, discuss your ideas with an adult and agree where you might need any help

You must provide some evidence to your school co-ordinator that you have taken part in the activity. For example you could take a photograph, write a diary, make a voice or video recording or take some examples into school

You might like to include the following in your evidence:

  • When did you complete the activity?
  • Who were you with?
  • What was the easiest/most difficult part of the challenge?
  • Would you do anything differently if you did it again?
  • What would you like to do next?

Get Curious

Research a picture you like – who is the artist, when was it painted – can you create your own version?
1 credit
Talk to one of the older members of your family and find out about their life when they were your age.
1 credit
Take part in a workshop at your local Halfords, Pets at Home or Dobbies.
1 credit per workshop
Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge at your local library. Read up to 6 books and take part in some additional activities.
Up to 10 credits
Complete a downloadable activity from the CU website.
Credits specified for each activity

Get Creative

Create a collage from dried food e.g pasta, lentils.
1 credit
Create a set of musical instruments from household objects.
1 credit
Make a simple kite or paper aeroplane and see how long you can keep it in the air.
1 credit
Bake some cakes and write up the recipe. include 2 improvements you’d make next time.
1 credit
Make an A4 collage using only natural materials you can find in your garden or nearest park.
1 credit

Get Active

Plan races for a sports day or games afternoon in your garden/park with friends/family.
1 credit
Practise skipping, hula hooping, bouncing a tennis ball, keeping up a football and record your personal bests.
1 credit
Make a full dance routine to your favourite song with your friends and perform it for your family.
1 credit
Go for a swim at your nearest pool and play a game of Marco Polo. Write down the rules so others can play it too.
1 credit
With family or friends, set up a game of rounders, football, shadow tag or frisbee in your local park. Keep a leader board during your game.
1 credit

Get Outdoors

Complete a Nature Detectives downloadable activity.
1 credit
Discover your local forest with the Forestry Commission, using the CU downloadable trails tailored to local version.
2 credits
Complete an activity from the RSPB ‘Wild Challenge’.
1 credit
Hunt for mini beasts in your garden or local park and draw pictures of what you find.
1 credit
Put up a tent and try eating a meal and sleeping in it.
1 credit

Get Involved

Find out about the work of a charity shop near you and work with friends to collect some items for them to sell.
1 credit
Organise your own sale of toys and stuff you no longer use and give the money to your favourite charity.
1 credit
With help of a parent or carer, fill a bucket with soapy water and offer to wash a neighbour’s car to raise money for a nearby charity shop.
1 credit
Make an eye-catching A4 poster asking people to recycle and cut down on their energy use to help reduce climate change.
1 credit
Make a list of what goes into a First Aid Kit and find out how to cope with 3 simple accidents/emergencies.
1 credit

Get Travelling

Discover a new town or city by downloading a Huntfun/Treasure Trails/Curious About trail.
1 credit
Find out about the past by visiting an English Heritage site and write down 3 fascinating facts about it.
1 credit
Visit a Learning Destination outside your local area.
Credits as determined by the activity
Create a postcard to send to your local CU from a Learning Destination you have enjoyed.
1 credit
Keep a holiday diary and write down something new that you learnt each day.
1 credit

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Low Cost/No Cost Family Fun in London – Summer Holidays 2017

Please look at organisations’ websites to double check times and arrangements

First World War Galleries – Imperial War Museum

Date and Time

Open daily 10am-6pm

Age

Ages 6+

Cost

FREE

Address

Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ / 020 7416 5320 / www.iwm.org.uk

Nearest tube

Lambeth North

Visit the new and permanent galleries at the Imperial War Museum (and many of the old favourites) to discover why the 1st WW started, why it continued and its global impact.


Banknote Detectives – Bank of England Museum

Date and Time

Mon 24th July – August 10am-4.30pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Threadneedle St (entrance in Bartholomew Lane), London EC2R 8AH / 020 7601 5545 / www.bankofengland.co.uk/museum

Nearest tube

Bank

Calling all banknote detectives! The Museum needs your help this summer to solve the case of the mysterious banknote forger. Could you tell a real banknote from a fake?

He was last seen sneaking around the Museum; if you’re lucky he may have left some fingerprints which could be used for evidence.

Grab your detective’s badge and use your magnifying glass to explore the Museum, looking for clues in order to solve the puzzles.


Natural History Museum – Hands on Nature

Date and Time

Open most days throughout the holidays (check website for exact dates), 11am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD / 020 7942 5000 / www.nhm.ac.uk

Nearest tube

South Kensington

A fun drop-in workshop with lots of games and specimen handling.


Summer Holiday Activities – Horniman Museum

Date and Time

Open Daily, 1030am-5.30pm

Saturday 5th August – Bengal Tiger Mask
Saturday 12th August – Indian Elephants – create an amazing string of Indian Elephants, with lots of shiny materials and some bead stringing!
Saturday 19 August – Indian Elephants
Saturday 26th August 
– Carnival Fish Shakers – get into the carnival spirit by making a colourful fish shaker to dance along with.

Age

All Ages

Cost

£3 per participating child, adults free

Address

100 London Road, London SE23 3PQ / 020 8699 1872 / www.horniman.ac.uk

Buses

176, 185, 312, P4, 63, 122, P13

For a full programme of events please visit the website.


Museum of London Docklands

Date and Time

Mon 24th July – August – Daily, 10am-6pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Hertsmere Road, West India, London E14 4AL / 020 7001 9844 / www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Nearest tube

Barbican / St Pauls / Moorgate

Become a museum detective and explore our galleries with your very own magnifying glass.


Upcycle it! – Geffrye Museum

Date and Time

Tuesday 25th July – Friday 4th August 10.30am -12.30pm and 2-4pm

Age

Ages 5-16

Cost

FREE

Address

Kingsland Road, E2 8EA / 020 7739 9893 / www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

Nearest tube

Liverpool Street / Old Street

Help us to save the planet by getting creative with recycling! Make new treasures by recycling old and unloved things.


Holiday Activities at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Date and Time

Sunday 30 July, 12.45pm-2.30pm: Sunday Pizzas

Age

Age depends on workshop

Cost

£5 per child (discounts for unwaged)

Booking essential education@brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk

Address

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses, London SE24 / www.brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk

In August we’ll have a fun-packed programme running throughout the month, with a different theme each week. From bees to butterflies, dragonflies to herbs, and even an interactive book reading, there’s plenty on offer to keep your kids entertained during the holidays. For a full programme of events please visit the website.


Brockwell Park Nature Explorers

Date and Time

Saturday Mornings 10am-12 noon

Age

Ages 7-12 – accompanied

Cost

£2 donation

Address

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses, London SE24 / www.brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk

The monthly nature club for young people aged 7-12yrs and their carers; August’s theme will be pollinators.


Family Art Workshop – National Portrait Gallery

Date and Time

Mon 24th July 11.30am-1pm

Age

Ages 5+

Cost

FREE

Address

St Martins Place, Westminster City, London WC2H 0HE / 020 7306 0055 / www.npg.org.uk

Nearest tube

Leicester Square

Take part in this series of creative family workshops and activity sessions.  

Drop-in to our experimental session exploring what makes a portrait using the contemporary collections and BP Portrait Award 2017 for inspiration.


Explore Zoology – Grant Museum of Zoology

Date and Time

Sat 22nd July 1.00pm-4.00pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Grant Museum of Zoology, Rockefeller Building, University College London, University Street, London WC1E 6DE / 020 3108 2052 / www.ucl.ac.uk

Nearest tube

Warren Street

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is or how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many scales a pangolin has? Well, bring along your budding zoologists for our family hands-on specimen based activities and be amazed at the natural world.


Wallace Collection

Date and Time

A drop in art workshop held in the galleries on the first Sunday of each month 1.30-4.30pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Hertford Hse, Manchester Sq, London W1U 3BN / 020 7653 9500 / www.wallacecollection.org

Nearest tube

Bond Street

The Little Draw – A workshop for all the family to explore decorative and structural details that can be found on objects throughout the Collection, with drawings that can be transformed into 3D.


Open Studio – Tate Modern

Date and Time

During the school holidays, 11am-4pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Bankside, London SE1 9TG / 020 7887 8888 / www.tate.org.uk

Nearest tube

Southwark / Blackfriars

Visit the Learning Gallery to experiment, with movement in this family-friendly multi-sensory space.


Sustainable me – Somerset House

Date and Time

Sun 13th Aug, 11am-4pm, drop-in workshop

Age

Accompanied children 6-12yrs

Cost

FREE

Address

Somerset House, The Strand, London WC2R 1LA / 020 7845 4600 / www.somersethouse.org.uk

Nearest tube

Charing Cross

In WALL-E the robot’s world, trash means treasure, but the earth is buried under the weight of too much rubbish. Be an Eco-hero and join us to discover some clever ways to save the world (or at least make it a bit greener) with some creative designers who are thinking about our sustainable futures.


Museum of London

Date and Time

Daily, 10am-6pm

Age

Ages 5+

Cost

FREE

Address

150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN / 020 7001 9844 / www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Nearest tube

St Pauls / Barbican

Discover London’s history together! Two weeks of arty fun inspired by the history of London with crafting, object handling, storytelling, drama and digital workshops – please check website for details and times of each day’s activities.


Children’s Day – Notting Hill Carnival

Date and Time

Sun 27th Aug, 9am-7pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

The Notting Hill Carnival is one of the most vibrant events in London, taking place annually in a huge two day party. The first day of the carnival is traditionally Children’s Day, where children and family groups are encouraged to join the party. The day will be packed with costume parades, live music, street performances and more at what is bound to be one of the biggest events of the year. Aimed at kids and families, the event tends to include family attractions and play areas, in addition to special educational events for young ones.


Natural History Museum – Investigate for Families

Date and Time

Throughout the summer holidays 11am-5pm.

Age

Ages 5+

Cost

FREE

Address

Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD / 020 7942 5000 / www.nhm.ac.uk

Nearest tube

South Kensington

Get a feel for how scientists work by having a go yourself! Your chance to explore hundreds of real specimens that Museum scientists use in their daily work, with science educators on hand to assist and answer questions.


National Gallery

Date and Time

Check website for Details

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN / 020 7747 2885 / www.nationalgallery.org.uk

Nearest tube

Charing Cross

Join us on a journey where we will look at portraits that stays still don’t they? Not this one! Come and find out how to draw a portrait that moves and changes and even disappears!


Open Studio – Tate Modern

Date and Time

Every Sat & Sun July, 11am-4pm

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

Bankside, SE1 9TG / 020 7887 8888 / www.tate.org.uk

Nearest tube

Southwark / Blackfriars

Visit the Open Studio in the Learning Centre to experiment, play and create with ideas and materials before or after visiting the related artworks in the free collection displays.


Streatham Festival 2017

Date and Time

Check website for Details

Age

All Ages

Cost

FREE

Address

All over Streatham / www.streathamfestival.com

Streatham is celebrating its coming of age with a huge variety of events.


Happy Summer Holidays

Winter Activity Challenge

Write a poem about Christmas and read it aloud to your family and friends Find information about the WW1 Christmas Day truce (football game) and write a summary Visit your local library and discover how countries around the world celebrate Christmas and design a poster Make a large map of your local CU and put on all the Learning Destinations you have visited Bake some mince pies and biscuits for Father Christmas
Research a piece of art that you like and try to draw it. Who is the artist, when was it painted, what type of art is it? etc. Explore a new Learning Destination and write a review Research an animal that lives in the Artic or Antarctica and create a fact sheet Design and create a Christmas card and send to a teacher Write your own version of the 12 Days of Christmas
Interview family members and discover your own Christmas traditions Write a winter fairy tale Complete a Nature Detectives winter activity sheet Create a marketing campaign for your local CU including a slogan, song and merchandise designs Learn and sing Christmas carols for your family and school
Research how different cultures celebrate New Year’s Day Visit your local library and find out about Hanukkah Using a variety of resources (visit a library, museum etc.) research a local historical figure and write a face file Display to friends, family and your local CU a new skill you have learnt at a Learning Destination Make a festive decoration using recycled resources

So… You have decided to take up the challenge!

Here are some rules

If you have a Children’s University Passport To Learning, you will receive 1 hour for each of the activities you complete. You must provide evidence of each activity you complete to your school.

There are many different ways to display your work, for example:

  • Photographs
  • Write a diary/newsletter/scrapbook
  • Draw a picture/poster
  • Make a voice/video recording
  • Bring your creations in to school
  • Tell us when you completed it, who with, what steps did you take etc.

 

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