Healthy Eating with Ladies in Pigs

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Aims

  • To learn about animal welfare and food standards
  • To gain an insight into the job of a farmer
  • To begin to understand the farm to fork process and where our food comes from
  • To develop an understanding of food quality
  • To discover how to cook healthy food from scratch and follow a recipe
  • To understand the need to wear aprons and wash hands when cooking (basic food hygiene)

The Experience

  • Meet the Ladies in Pigs team [/list-Item] [list-item]A fun presentation about the Ladies in Pigs and their work
  • Cooking activity pitched to the age of the class using table top cookers or the mobile kitchen called ‘Rosie’!
  • Activity relating to the parts of a pig used in food production
  • Activity to identify the Red Tractor and RSPCA logos on food packaging
  • Discussion about the importance of high quality animal care
  • Resources, including recipe book to take home and share with the family

ERYC Mock Election Experience

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Aims

  • To learn about the importance of voting
  • To develop an understanding of the election process
  • To begin to understand key terms e.g. constituency, candidates, polling station and manifesto
  • To consider what issues are important to them and their community
  • To discover different methods of campaigning
  • To develop written and verbal communication skills and experience debating

The Experience

  • Meet members of the ERYC Electoral Team
  • A presentation/discussion about local elections, democracy, the importance of having your voice heard, representing your local community and the difference they can make
  • An overview of jobs and roles within the field
  • Take part in a role play ‘Mock Election’ within school
  • Visit the Council Chamber

A Day in the Life of the NHS

Aims

  • To learn about one of the UK’s biggest employers
  • To gain an insight into the variety of job roles available in the NHS
  • To begin to understand the skills and qualifications needed
  • To develop a broad understanding of the use of science and technology in the NHS
  • To understand the level of commitment needed to be a conscientious and effective employee
  • To meet and chat to members of the NHS workforce
  • To understand the need to wear and use protective clothing and products

The Experience

  • An introductory talk and opportunity to meet NHS staff
  •  A rotation of group activities featuring different NHS departments e.g. Health Promotion; Pathology; Surgery; Paramedics/Restart a Heart and Falls Prevention
  • A fun, prize winning quiz and questionnaire

Visit attractions VIRTUALLY!

Many of the world’s most popular museums, attractions and galleries are now offering virtual tours, exhibitions and live cams that you can experience from the comfort of your home!

Why not visit the Taj Mahal as part of your home Geography activities? Or visit London Zoo to learn about some of the animals.

We have put together a list of some of the best. Happy home learning!

Young Engineers GGP Consult

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Aims

    • To raise children’s aspirations and interest in engineering careers
    • To develop knowledge of the role of design and technology in engineering
    • To raise awareness of local career opportunities
    • To learn about the job roles at GGP Consult

     

    The Visit

    • Meet GGP Consult staff and learn about the business and their jobs
    • Tour of the premises
    • Group engineering design tasks judged by GGP staff

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Amazon Experience

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Aims

  • To learn about one of the world’s biggest businesses
  • To gain an insight into the everyday operation of Amazon
  • To begin to understand the different jobs available and the skills and qualifications needed
  • To develop a broad understanding of the quantity of different products Amazon distributes
  • To discover the role IT plays in logistics and distribution
  • To understand the level of commitment needed to be a conscientious and effective employee
  • To meet and chat to members of the Amazon workforce
  • To understand the need to wear and use protective clothing and products
  • To discuss and understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace

The Visit

  • A guided tour of the Amazon distribution centre, education room and canteen
  • A fun presentation about the different areas, services and departments that Amazon offers
  • STEM activities related to the picking, packing and delivery of goods
  • Discussion about the importance of high quality customer service

Bishop Burton Experience

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Aims

  • To raise children’s aspirations and interest in further education
  • To foster understanding of further education subjects and college life
  • To learn about the facilities and courses available at Bishop Burton college

The Experience

  • Meet Bishop Burton staff and students
  • Tour the campus
  • Visit the animal management unit
  • Take part in activities relating to courses at the college

JOB VACANCY: Children in Care Letterbox Club Coordinator

Letterbox Club Coordinator (Hull)

Salary £22,462 (point 23 NJC Scale)

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Fixed term contract for a year with potential for renewal, subject to funding.

Start date: 1st September 2020 

Closing date: 15th May 2020. Interviews May 19th and 20th

Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Children’s University are looking for a friendly, positive and self motivated person to join our amazing charity. We have a vibrant, energetic and hard working team who all share a passion for changing children’s lives.

The new Letterbox Club Coordinator will join our current Letterbox Coordinator to provide Children in Care in Hull (year 3 to year 6) with one-to -one reading sessions that over time improve their reading ability, showing tangible improvement in reading age measured by regular assessments. They will visit the children in their schools on a regular basis, delivering their bespoke Letterbox Parcels that contain books, games and equipment to improve their reading, maths and literacy.

During school holidays the Letterbox Coordinator will be required to support the learning experiences that HEY Children’s University provides to the Children in Care. This may mean some out of hours and weekend work (though plenty of notice will be given).

The successful candidate will either be a Qualified Teacher or Senior level Teaching Assistant and will have experience in carrying out reading assessments with primary school aged children. They will also ideally have some experience in working with Children in Care.

Due to this role requiring regular travelling, a full clean UK driving license and the use of own car is essential.

As this job involves working with children and young people, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure DBS check. They must also provide two references, one being from the manager at their current or most recent place of employment.

HEY Children’s University is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please send a COVERING LETTER AND CV indeed:  https://www.indeed.co.uk/viewjob?t=children+care+letterbox+club+coordinator&jk=2e684518a5815449&_ga=2.251523717.2012527450.1583489292-272389062.1570618883

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