Yes you can. We are a licensed Approved Activity Provider for the Skills section of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards. We hold ongoing term time workshops. At the end of each week, you will receive a summary of the workshop and some suggestions for further research/reading. Together this counts as your one-hour activity for [...]
After you book you will receive a Zoom link and passcode. A tutor will be admitting each participant from the waiting room into the main room, and the Zoom name MUST match the name of the participant on our register to be allowed into the main room. Screens and microphones are activated as soon [...]
New online workshops each week run as follows: Autumn Term 2023: Workshops run Sat-Thurs in the weeks beginning 16 September, 23 September, 30 September, 7 October, 14 October 4 November, 11 November, 18 November, 25 November, 2 December Spring Term 2024: Workshops run Sat-Thurs in the weeks beginning 6 January, 13 January, 20 January, [...]
To develop the underlying skills for debate and public speaking. Skills which are useful for anyone, aged 8-80 To engage in debates, games and activities that are fun, stimulating and thought-provoking To hear tips and feedback within the session, from tutors who are experts in their field To have a space to practise, imagine [...]
Yes, you can, subject to availability. Workshops operate on a rolling basis, with new themes and topics covered each week. We do not repeat term time workshops, so every week we cover new stimulating themes over a minimum of a 2 year period. This allows students to progress through our completion levels, covering different [...]
The JLC programme consists of regular Zoom workshops which teach the key transferable skills of a lawyer through games, role-plays, debates and team challenges. Our panel of tutors includes lawyers and actors, all DBS checked and fully trained in the JLC teaching methods. Students build confidence and ability in debate and public speaking skills, in a [...]
The JLC Certification Programme Students can follow the programme by signing up to one workshop, several workshops, or by following the workshops over a number of months and gaining exams and certificates along the way. The full programme consists of 10 completion levels. Every five classes attended amounts to one completion level and students receive [...]
Yes certainly. We organise the activities and roles in the workshop to encourage all children to engage in the class, and vary their roles in the activities, whilst ensuring that the atmosphere and feedback is supportive and encouraging.
Connection: A good broadband connection is essential. We must be able to hear you properly for you to participate in the activities. Lagging/connectivity - check your broadband connection against the Zoom minimum requirements which are as an absolute minimum: 2.0 Mbps upload and download for single screen. These are an absolute minimum and you may still [...]
These are developed during the workshops as students interact and present in different roles and social situations. They are given feedback on their performance, with positive suggestions for building on their abilities. Leadership, teamwork, resilience and self-confidence are some of the key life skills the students will develop throughout the programme.