1 to 5 February 2021: Join our Lockdown Learning Festival!

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Lockdown Learning Festival events run from Monday 1 to Friday 5 February 2021,
with all events available online via Zoom

The Make Happen team brings you an exciting and varied programme of events… welcome to the Lockdown Learning Festival! 

Join our hour-long sessions from the Make Happen team on a range of topics, including sessions by our outreach event providers including Push, Mr Beezy, and Made Training, plus on-demand videos to watch at your leisure including Workplace Wednesdays. No need to pre-register for events, you can just turn up, and enjoy!

  • Do you want to learn how to turn setbacks into jetpacks?
  • Do you want to get to grips with tips and tricks to boost your motivation?
  • Do you want to dip in and out of sessions at a time that suits you?
  • Then join us!

Festival programme

Please note: by attending any of our events you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

Read, click and download the Lockdown Learning Festival interactive programme here! (PDF)

Monday

Monday 1 February, 10-11am
Mr Beezy’s ‘How to Stay Motivated’ workshop
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Monday 1 February, 12 noon -1pm
Made Training session on goals and aspirations
Suitable for Years 9-13
Check out more details and Zoom access

Monday 1 February, 2-3pm
You and your career: the perfect fit

Suitable for Years 12-13
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Monday 1 February, 6-7pm
Helping your children study at home
Parents, carers and guardian’s session
Check out more details and Zoom access

 

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Tuesday

Tuesday 2 February, 11am-12 noon 
Push present ‘Failure for Fuel’
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Tuesday 2 February, 1.00-1.30pm
Catch up with Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to be a Computer Programmer?
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Tuesday 2 February, 2-3pm
Performance in Education: Unlocked
Suitable for Years 9 to 11
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Tuesday 2 February 3.30-4pm
Catch up with Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to work in Journalism? 
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Tuesday 2 February, 6.00-7.15pm
Motivate your teenager! with Mr Beezy
Suitable for Years 9 to 13
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Wednesday

Wednesday 3 February 10.30-11.00am
Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to work for the RAF?
Suitable for Years 7-13

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Wednesday 3 February, 11am-12 noon
Law subject taster session
Suitable for Years 7 to 13
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Wednesday 3 February 12.30-1pm
Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to work in Law Administration? 
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Wednesday 3 February, 2-3pm
CVs and covering letters

Suitable for Years 12 and 13
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Wednesday 3 February, 3-4pm
Work experience in 2021
Suitable for Years 10 to 13
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Wednesday 3 February 6-6.30pm
Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to be a Solicitor?
Suitable for Years 7-13
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Thursday

Thursday 4 February, 11am-12noon
Eat. Sleep. Breathe. Sport… with Matt Rozier, Motivation Coach
Suitable for Years 9-13
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Thursday 4 February 12 noon-12.45pm
Your options after age 16
Suitable for Years 7-11
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Thursday 4 February, 2-3pm
Developing financial capability
Suitable for Years 12 and 13
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Thursday 3 February, 3.30-4.30pm
AIM Apprenticeships
Suitable for Years 10-13
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Thursday 4 February, from 6-7pm
PUSH present ‘Failure for Fuel’ parents’ session
This session is for parents, carers and guardians
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Friday

Friday 5 February, 10.00-10.30am
Catch up with Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to work for the Environment Agency?
Suitable for Years 7-13
Check out more details and Zoom sign-in

Friday 5 February, 10-11am
Made Training session on marginal gains
Suitable for Years 10-13
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Friday 5 February, 11am-12 noon
Study Stress Blowout with Matt Rozier, Motivation Coach
Suitable for Years 9-13
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Friday 5 February 12.30-1.00pm
Catch up with Workplace Wednesday: What’s it like to be a TV Sports Producer? 
Suitable for Years 7-13
Check out more details and Zoom sign-in

 

We have a great year-round events programme for students, teachers and parents, carers and guardians – bookmark our events page and if you’d like to sign up to our monthly newsletter to find out more, please email us at: communications@makehappen.org stating which issue you’d prefer (student, parent or teacher).