Summer NOT School

05 August 2019 – 16 August 2019 08:00 – 16:00

29th July - 16th August 2019

Summer is meant for summer, not school! Aimed at ages 11-16, our summer schools are an exciting way to make the most of the summer holidays by trying something different whilst making new friends.

**BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED**

Please ensure your child has a packed lunch as all participants will be required to stay on College premises at all times. The College canteens will NOT be open but drinking water is freely available to all attendees. Please ensure participants are dropped off and picked up on time.

Do you have an enquiry or require additional information? Email the summer schools team at summerschool@weston.ac.uk.

 

What have previous attendees thought?

"The kids have all loved the summer schools. Very professional, informative and creative. A great college offering great things. Thank-you!" - Summer School Parent

"At first I did hesitate about coming, but I'm so glad I did. It was a fun, exciting and I want to come back next year" - Summer School Student

FOOTBALL FUN DAY 

Age range: 12-14
Date: 2nd August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Health and Active Living Skills Centre

Join us at our new Health and Active Living Skills Centre to take part in a fun Football day for all (Yr7-9, male and female welcome). You will use our FA accredited Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP).

Bookings closed.

 

FOOTBALL FUN DAY 

Age range: 12-14
Date: 16th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Health and Active Living Skills Centre

Join us at our new Health and Active Living Skills Centre to take part in a fun Football day for all (Yr7-9, male and female welcome). You will use our FA accredited Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP).

Bookings closed.

 

RUGBY FUN DAY 

Age range: 12-14
Date: 29th July
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Health and Active Living Skills Centre

Join us at our new Health and Active Living Skills Centre to take part in a fun Rugby day for all (yr 7 – 9, male and female welcome). You will use our FA accredited Artificial Grass Pitch.

Bookings closed.

 

ART AND DESIGN

Age Range: 11-16
Dates: 5th-7th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

The Art and Design Summer School is a chance to develop skills in drawing, painting, mixed media and 3D art. This will be a fun and experimental way to develop your art and design skills. Alongside others that share similar interests, you will have the chance to work as a team, which is a great way to meet new people and be creative!

SOLD OUT

 

IT & COMPUTING

Age Range: 14-16
Dates: 13th-15th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: South West Skills Campus

The summer school will allow you to build and set-up your own PC. You’ll learn the internal components of a computer and what they do, install operating systems and assemble your own PC. Computing has come a long way in a short space of time and this pace of change will only continue. This workshop is ideal for any tech-savvy teens that want to get some fantastic hands-on experience.

Bookings closed.

 

MULTI SKILLS

Age Range: 14-16
Dates: 5th-9th August
Time: 10.30am-2.30pm
Location: South West Skills Campus

Come along and try a range of different construction sessions at our South West Skills Campus. Tasters include: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, civil engineering and motor vehicle. Each day you will be ‘hands on’ learning new skills in our new state of the art workshops.

SOLD OUT

 

ROCK SCHOOL

Age Range: 11-16
Dates: 5th-9th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

Rock school gives bands and solo artists the opportunity to benefit from some expert coaching. Rock school is a great place to develop your music performance and writing skills with other young musicians. Throughout the sessions we will be working on cover versions and also original material.

Bookings closed.

 

ROCK SCHOOL

Age Range: 11-16
Dates: 12th-16th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

Rock school gives bands and solo artists the opportunity to benefit from some expert coaching. Rock school is a great place to develop your music performance and writing skills with other young musicians. Throughout the sessions we will be working on cover versions and also original material.

Bookings closed.

 

FASHION & TEXTILES

Age Range: 11-16
Dates: 12th-14th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

Calling all trend setters! Ever dreamed of designing and making your own clothes and accessories? The Fashion and Textiles summer school allows you to experiment with fashion design, illustration, dying, printing and sewing. If you can’t sew, don’t panic … help is at hand! We’ll be upcycling some old clothes to give them a new lease of life so please bring any old items you may have (the bigger, the better – jeans and t-shirts are great).

Bookings closed.

 

MAKE-UP, HAIR AND SPECIAL EFFECTS FOR MEDIA

Age Range: 12-16
Dates: 6th-8th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Knightstone Campus

Join us and develop your creative skills in character make-up, body painting and special effects for media and theatre. You’ll be given an introduction to a range of techniques, working with industry specialists to test products and create characters and realistic injuries. This is a fun and creative way to try something new and get a taste for the full-time course!

SOLD OUT

 

PERFORMING ARTS

Age Range: 11-16
Dates: 6th-8th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Knightstone Campus

Acting? Check. Singing? Check. Dancing? Check! With support from our experienced staff, you’ll create and perform a short musical. Whether you’re an aspiring performer or just want to have fun and meet new people, this summer school is perfect for building confidence and experiencing our full-time Level 3 Performing Arts course.

SOLD OUT

 

HAIR & BEAUTY

Age Range: 14-16
Dates: 12th-15th August
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Knightstone Campus

Interested in becoming a hairdresser or beautician? This hands-on workshop you will show you what it takes to work in this ever-growing industry. You’ll also have the chance to experiment with festival-themed make-up, nails and nail art along with styling skills so you can create your own professional image by the end of the week.

SOLD OUT

 

MEDIA PRODUCTION

Age Range: 14-16
Dates: 5th-9th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

You’ll get to film using our state of the art equipment and edit with a range of software, including Final Cut Pro. By the end of the week you’ll have create a showreel to showcase your work, which might include an advert or music video to your favourite song. You’ll also experience a ‘green screen day’ and design film posters and music video posters on Photoshop.

Bookings closed.

 

MEDIA PRODUCTION

Age Range: 11-13
Dates: 12th-16th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

You’ll get to film using our state of the art equipment and edit with a range of software, including Final Cut Pro. By the end of the week you’ll have create a showreel to showcase your work, which might include an advert or music video to your favourite song. You’ll also experience a ‘green screen day’ and design film posters and music video posters on Photoshop. 

SOLD OUT

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Age range: 11-13
Date: 5th-7th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

The Photography Summer School is a chance to try out and explore some photography techniques using digital processes. This will be a fun and experimental way to develop your photography skills and look at different formats of imagery from portraiture to Instagram. Alongside others that share similar interests, you will have the chance to work as a team, which is a great way to meet new people and be creative!

SOLD OUT

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Age range: 14-16
Date: 12th-14th August
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Loxton Campus

The Photography Summer School is a chance to try out and explore some photography techniques using digital processes. This will be a fun and experimental way to develop your photography skills and look at different formats of imagery from portraiture to Instagram. Alongside others that share similar interests, you will have the chance to work as a team, which is a great way to meet new people and be creative!

Bookings closed.

 

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