Summer Sessions

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for a summary of each session.
Sessions are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. In some instances and after Friday 11th July they will open to non-ACEN members, although members will be given priority.

 

TO BOOK

1. CLICK HERE to fully register as an ACEN member
2. You will then be sent an email with the Eventbrite link to select the dates and pay for the workshops
3. The zoom links for the workshops will be forwarded to you by the tutor, a week prior to the workshop.

Monday 26th July

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price Additional info
9am Book Club – Jaz Santos vs. The World – Part 1 of 4 7-9 1 hr 10 Serena £40.00 For all 4 sessions, including book and delivery
10am Book Club – When Life Gives You Mangoes – Part 1 of 4 10-13 1 hr 10 Serena £40.00 For all 4 sessions, including book and delivery
11am An introduction to Chemistry – Part 1 10-13 1 hr 12 Damilola £10.00 This will be a practical/hands-on session
12pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 1 7-10 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00
1.30pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 1 11-13 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00

Tuesday 27th July

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
12pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 2 7-10 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00
1.30pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 2 11-13 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00

Wednesday 28th July

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am KS1 Number Bonds Master Class 5-7 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
10am Y3-Y4 Master Class in Multi-Step Math Word Problems 7-9 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
11am An introduction to Chemistry – Part 2 10-13 1 hr 12 Damilola £10.00 This will be a practical/hands-on session
12pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 3 7-10 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00
1.30pm Thinking skills: The 6 Thinking Hats – Part 3 11-13 1 hr 12 Azaria £10.00

Thursday 29th July

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am An Introduction to Debating 7-9 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
10am An Introduction to Debating 10-12 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
11am Chemistry in your world 10-13 1 hr 12 Damilola £10.00 This will be a practical/hands-on session

Friday 30th July

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am An Introduction to Debating 5-7 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
10am Launch a micro-business in 2 days – Part 1 9-11 2 hr 30mins 10 Ultra Education £50.00 For 2 session – a total of 5 hours
2pm Maths Club 10-11 1hr 10 Serena £10.00

Monday 2nd August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am Book Club – Jaz Santos vs. The  World – Part 2 of 4 7-9 1 hr 10 Serena N/A
10am Book Club – When Life Gives you Mangoes – Part 2 of 4 10-13 1 hr 10 Serena N/A
11am What is racism? 10-13 1hr 30mins 12 BCAR £10.00 Delivered by breakfast clubs against racism
12pm Science in fashion 10-13 1 hr 12 Damilola £10.00
12.30pm Preparing for the 11+ interview – Part 1 9-10 1 hr 10 Karen £10.00
1pm Take the fear out of presentations – Part 1 10-13 1 hr 8 Azaria £10.00

Tuesday 3rd August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am KS2 Master Class in Homophones 8-10 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
10am KS2 Mastering Maths Assessments 8-10 1 hr 12 Serena £10.00
10am Exploring History and Combatting Stereotypes 10-13 1 hr 30 mins 12 BCAR £10.00 Delivered by breakfast clubs against racism
11am Science in sports 10-13 1 hr 12 Damilola £10.00
12.30pm Preparing for the 11+ interview – Part 2 9-10 1 hr 10 Karen £10.00

Wednesday 4th August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
10am How Will I Combat Racism and Create a Better World? 10-13 1 hr 30mins 12 BCAR £10.00 Delivered by breakfast clubs against racism
11.30am Science in food 10-13 1 hr 30mins 12 Damilola £10.00

Thursday 4th August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
10am Launch a micro-business in 2 days – Part 2 9-11 2 hr 30mins 10 Ultra Education N/A For 2 session – a total of 5 hours

Friday 5th August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
12.30pm Take the fear out of presentations – Part 2 10-13 1 hr 10 Azaria £10.00
2pm Maths Club 10-11 1hr 10 Azaria £10.00

Monday 9th  August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am Book Club – Jaz Santos vs. The World – Part 3 of 4 7-9 1 hr 10 Serena N/A
10am Book Club – When Life Gives You Mangoes – Part 3 of 4 10-13 1 hr 10 Serena N/A

Monday 16th August

Time Workshop Age Duration No. of spaces Tutor Price
9am Book Club – Jaz Santos vs. The World – Part 4 of 4 7-9 1 hr 10 Serena N/A
10am Book Club – When Life Gives You Mangoes – Part 4 of 4 10-13 1 hr 10 Serena N/A

Workshop summaries

 

Book Club – Jaz Santos vs. The World

Each week participants will be asked to complete set reading from this an empowering and relatable story. Sessions will provide young people with the opportunity to read aloud and to exchange their thoughts and responses to the text. Exploring ideas, narrative features and undertaking analysis of character behaviour, will provide participants with the opportunity to enhance and develop a variety of skills.

Participants will receive feedback on their reading accuracy, expression and fluency.

 

Book Club – When Life Gives You Mangoes

‘When Life Gives You Mangoes’ is set in Jamaica. Written by Kereen Getten, this gripping story has already been featured in the Guardian, The Sunday Times and Oprah Magazine.

Each week participants will be asked to complete set reading from this award-winning book. Sessions will provide young people with the opportunity to read aloud and to exchange their thoughts and responses to the text. Exploring ideas, narrative features and undertaking analysis of character behaviour, will provide participants with the opportunity to enhance and develop a variety of skills.

 

KS1 Number Bonds Master Class

Knowledge of number bonds is essential when it comes to solving more complex calculations involving addition and subtraction. Having a secure recall of number bonds enables children to solve mental calculations with greater ease.

This lesson will provide children with the opportunity to revisit number bonds through a variety of questions and activities.

 

Y3-Y4 Master Class in Multi-Step worded maths problems

This lesson will take children through a series of multi-step word problems. Participants will be:

  1. given tips on how to spot the most important information in a question and
  2. supported in answering the questions using a range of written

 

An introduction to debating

Using well know children’s stories (or topical issues for older children), this interactive workshop will give your children the opportunity to learn how to structure, write and deliver a persuasive argument.

 

KS2 Master Class in Homophones

There are lots of words in the English language that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Many children and indeed some adults regularly misuse homophones in their writing. This session will identify any misconceptions your child may have in relation to homophones and teach them how to use them appropriately.

 

KS2 Mastering Maths Assessments

This session will walk children through exam style questions and give them techniques that they can use in exams to help them maximise their marks.

 

What is Racism?

Exploring what racism actually means, how it operates and how we can spot it. Understanding internalised racism and how non-white minorities can carry negative self-talk simply from growing up in a majority white country. We will guide the students through a journey of self-discovery, understanding unconscious bias and how to navigate the systems we live in today.

 

Exploring History and Combatting Stereotypes

Exploring British history, what is taught in schools and which parts of history is omitted. Understanding how British history impacts on the world we live in today, including stereotypes. How to challenge stereotypes and become allies to each other.

 

How Will I Combat Racism and Create a Better World?

Exploring different leadership styles and what qualities each of us have that make us a unique leader. Self-reflection and short presentation on how each student will combat racism and create a better world for everyone.

 

Preparing for the 11+ interview

The session will focus on how the 11+ interview for independent schools are conducted, exploring what types of questions might be asked and how children might like to consider their answers to these questions. Preparatory lessons gives children time to think in advance about their answers and gain confidence ahead of their big day. They will have an opportunity to rehearse presentation skills.

 

An introduction to Chemistry

Chemistry is a core science, and it allows us to understand more about the solids, liquids and gases around us. An introduction to Chemistry will look at some fun concepts that help make the world go around!

 

Chemistry in your world

Chemistry is all around us, and often we do not notice what elements and compounds power the things we use daily. Chemistry in your world takes a closer look at everyday household items.

 

Science in Fashion

Science in Fashion has allowed us to explore new colours, textures and materials that last longer than ever before. A look into the tools that designers of the past, present and future have at their disposal.

 

Science in Sports

Advancements in science has made the sporting world more accessible to the population. Science in Sports will explore a roadmap of the innovation made to the sports that we enjoy today.

 

Science in Food

There are few smells more welcoming than a kitchen in full dinner flow! In Science in Food, we look at the joys of cooking, how ‘hot’ is hot, and how to make a perfect bowl of pasta!