West Suffolk College to open its doors to the community later this month

Does your child want to enjoy a yoga session, take part in a Raspberry Pi workshop or have fun with science and virtual reality?

If so come to West Suffolk College Community Day on Saturday, March 24.

Older children and parents can take part in a’ Come and Sing’ workshop for anyone over the age of 10; an Orchestra Jam for those with grade 5 or above and a drop in table tennis competition.

Alongside that will be fun science activities with Lego, robots and penny cleaning and Suffolk Mind are running a ‘Sleep Well, Learn Well’ workshop for anyone over 13.  Y

Yoga sessions start with 3-6 year olds, 7-10 and  11-14 year olds. Plus there’s a chance to dabble in virtual reality and a Music/Game workshop dubbing your voice sounds onto a game. Its all free.

For teenagers facing GCSE’s there are 45 minute English and maths revision sessions and another session for parents on understanding the education pathways for children over 12.

Running from 9.30 to 1.30pm it’s a pilot event.

One of the organisers, Angela Wright, head of student futures said; “We are opening our doors to the community to bring people together to enjoy themselves. This is our first event and we hope there will be many more. If anyone would like to hold a workshop at a future event please let us know, we want to encourage people of all ages to join in.”

Tea, coffee,sandwiches and home made cake are available to buy.

Some of the free  sessions will fill up quickly so booking is advised via www.bit.ly/communityday2018

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