The 2012 Transition Summer Schools Hub

Transition Summer Schools Programme 2012

Summer School Partnerships - Supporting literacy, numeracy and healthy schools

This is a virtual ‘one-stop-shop’ where schools and partners are invited to exchange contact details and make arrangements for some of their 2012 Transition Summer School provision.

Please click through the header of this blog post and introduce yourself in the space below, and give details of how you may be able to support literacy, numeracy and healthy schools in this 2012 Summer School period.

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9 Responses

  1. robert.bashforth@bradford.gov.uk' Robert Bashforth says:

    Hi folks,

    Please join in with our discussions.

    Robert Bashforth 07506 294608 – robert.bashforth@bradford.gov.uk

    Jim Hughes 07896 727731 – jim.hughes@bradford.gov.uk

  2. phil.lowde@bearandlapor.co.uk' Phil Lowde - Bear & Lapor says:

    Phil Lowde from Bear & Lapoe is an Outdoor Creative Practitioner and Forest School Leader, delivering:
    Outdoor Learning & Play
    Team Building & Problem Solving
    School Grounds Design
    Staff Training & Development
    Forest Schools

    For the summer schools transition programme I have developed a short summary paper focusing on two approaches to meet needs discussed at the initial meeting and includes availability, costings, etc. These can be developed into bespoke programmes to meet individual school requirements, as

    The two headings are:
    Problem Solving & Team Building
    Forest School Skills – Taster Sessions

    Please contact me and I’ll send on the paper as a starter to open up discussions.
    Cheers

    Phil Lowde – 07973 339 007
    phil.lowde@bearandlapor.co.uk

  3. phil.lowde@bearandlapor.co.uk' Phil Lowde - Bear & Lapor says:

    Bear & Lapor – Phil Lowde is an Outdoor Creative Practitioner and Forest School Leader, delivering:
    Outdoor Learning & Play
    Team Building & Problem Solving
    School Grounds Design
    Staff Training & Development
    Forest Schools

    In response to the meeting and requirements, I have developed a short paper including suggested programmes, availability, costings, etc.

    Two approaches have been developed:
    Problem Solving & Team Building
    Forest School Skills – Taster Sessions
    These can be bespoke to meet individual school requirements.

    Please contact me to discuss

    Phil Lowde – 07973 339 007
    phil.lowde@bearandlapor.co.uk

  4. Nicky White says:

    Hi

    So far I have booked
    Happy Puzzle co – maths
    Alex fellowes drama -literacy focus
    Forensic Science
    Cragrats – sustainability
    Ecology filed trip to whitby
    Destination Imagination
    and some other in house activites by our ICT team, RE team and maths dept.
    if you require contact details for any of the above please let me know.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Great Phil and Nicky,

    Nicky do you have a phone number or email address we can contact you on? 🙂

    Robert

  6. rebecca.stothers@parksideschool.net' Becky Stothers says:

    Hi Nicky

    Please can you give me some of the details surrounding your ‘Forensic Science’ activities? I’m intrigued!

    Cheers,

    Becky

  7. Manasamitra is a highly successful Yorkshire based arts organisation with a focus on Indian visual and performance artforms. The company delivers many school workshops through out the region in indian dance , music and visual arts. The artistic aim of the company is to inspire , challenge and emotionally engage the community through some of our unique dance , storytelling and music workshops tailored for young people.
    The workshops are specifically designed to adapt creative methodologies to indulge children in various literacy , numeracy, and scientific based curriculum. The packages of the company have a detailed description of the various kind of the workshops the company offers. Some of the unique workshops are ,
    Magical numbers and wondrous feet.
    The art of bollywood through dramatisation with a photo frenzy event at the end of the sessions.
    East meets West – A unique workshop where western dance vocabulary and indian dance vocabulary merge to create to a fascinating experience.
    There are some unique music workshops like ,’ singing to a rhythmic cycle of beats’; learning to play the indian drums to a specific rhythm. All suitable for a creative excerise in ‘numeracy’.
    For further information please contact
    Manasamitra at 01924694192
    or email Manasamitra at info@manasamitra.com or shrikant@manasamitra.com.

  8. BCEP is able to offer a variety of activities, these include;
    Natural feature creation/maintenance with pupils in school grounds
    Forest Schools
    ‘Eco-Schools’ work – auditing of school and creation of action plans
    School ground and local community litter projects
    Environmental education

    All of the above can be tied to literacy, numercy and building social relations. If you require more infomation please contact either Jen or Colin on 01274 223236.

  9. Jenn Plews says:

    Hi everybody,
    Jenn Plews here representing Parkside School. The blog looks great and contains some really useful information. I am happy to report that Becky, who is our Summer School Leading teacher has been in contact with Jo Liversidge@ForestSchools and Bradford Community Environment Project who we look forward to working with.
    In addition we have some of our excellent teachers supporting students with their digital literacy and functional Mathematics during the Summer School. Please get in touch if you wish for further infomation or would like to collaborate on ideas. Best wishes, Jenn- Jennifer.Plews@bradford.gov.uk