John Bunyan School

Lancaster Way, Braintree, CM7 5UL
Phone: 01376 321 814 

Resilience, Ambition, Values, Excitement.

 

The Children’s University is an International critically-acclaimed charity which encourages all children aged 5 to 14 years to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in innovative and creative Learning Activities outside of the school day, here at John Bunyan we offer it to Key Stage 2 children. The Learning Activities are designed to:


•raise aspiration, self-esteem and confidence
•encourage curiosity and a love of learning
•enhance motivation and build resilience
•introduce new life experiences
•offer progression in learning and personal skills development

 

 If you would like your child to join or have not had your questions answered from the resources below,
please see Mr Simpson for further details or follow the Children's University website link:

  http://www.essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk/index.php?page&slider=0&pagId=1&subId=1&pagName=home

 

What really is Children's University?

What is the Children's University?

An introduction

Interested?.. more details

 

If a child is wanting to participate in Children's University either print and fill in the following provisional passport or see Mr Simpson for a copy, upon the completion of 10 hours you will recieve a Children's University passport.

Provisional Passport

 

Below is a small list of ideas regarding how to gain hours:

CU Awarded Activity Ideas

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

Pier Challenge

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/

These challenges can be completed in any order at any time.

Essex Book Festival

Easter Challenge 2018

January 2018

Easter Challenge 2017

October 2017

Summer Challenge 2017

Winter Challenge 2017

http://essexbookfestival.org.uk/flash-fiction/

ebf young essex bookmark

 

If you know of or are interested in becoming a learning destination please look at the following:

Learning Destination Nomination Form

Interested in becoming a Learning Destination

Record to Validate

 

Here is some guidance regarding the accumulation of hours.

Certificate Guidence

 

Below is the administrative e-mail for Essex Children's University, you are welcome to contact them and be added to their e-newsletter.

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If you are interested in buying any Children's University Merchandise, please follow the order form instructions.

CU Badges

CU accessories Order Form

 

If for any reason you are leaving John Bunyan Primary School to attend another school or are going from primary to secondary, please follow the following links to still be part of Children's University.

Childrens Unversity Family age 11+ registration (Non-Existing Members)

Childrens Unversity Family age 11+ registration (Existing Members)

 

  Well done to all those who are achieving great things already!