‘Get Together’ with Success4All

      On Friday 4th of May, we celebrated Community Business Weekend.  We invited parents of children who attend our Learning Hubs to a breakfast, played some games and did some activities to find out their views on what we do and have a discussion on what could be done better or different. We […]

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Healthy Eating Campaign!

At the Throckley Learning Hub, one of our Learning Hub Coordinators: Eve, organised a Healthy Eating Campaign. The campaign was aimed at the children who attend the Learning Hub to engage them to start thinking more about the things that they eat and how food affects them. We wanted to show how some of our […]

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Masquerade Ball Fundraiser

On the 23rd of March 2018, Rebecca, one of our past volunteers organised and ran a charity fundraiser to support our Learning Hubs. The event was hosted by the Education Society at Sunderland University which Rebecca is the President of.  She decided to go with the theme of a Masquerade Ball which was held at […]

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Easter Study Support Week

During the Easter break, many of the children who attend our Learning Hubs took part in Easter Study Support sessions. During this week they started each day with one to one tuition with our volunteer Tutor Befrienders, followed by afternoon activities with our partner Play in Newcastle.   The tutees worked with their volunteers through […]

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Abbas’ Success Story

Recently at school, I achieved an A* in business studies. My target was a B, however, by putting in the effort and working hard I exceeded my target. Business was one of my weaker subjects as it was quite challenging, especially the longer questions which required more detail. I believe this was because I had […]

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WEYDA Science Ambassadors

To celebrate British Science Week 2018, we are releasing three videos made by our WEYDA group during their Science Ambassador project during February half term. In a project jointly run by Lorraine Coghill, from Durham University and the Ogden Trust, and our very own STEM Coordinator, Kirsty Hayward, our WEYDA group practiced the skills to […]

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FAQ’s- How do I find out which ability group my child has been put in and what this means?

A lot of parents worry about their child(ren) being put in ability groups in school. Other parents are not aware that this is happening. This is where pupils at the start of a school year are put into groups based on their previous academic achievements. In secondary school, these are often referred to as ‘sets’ […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Sunday the 11th of February 2018, it was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day has been dedicated to celebrate all those women who fight stigma surrounding fulfillment of gender criteria when embarking on a career in Science. The UN decided that women should get recognition in Science, as they are often disregarded in this […]

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Tanya’s Story

I have been volunteering with Success4All for many months now and it’s been an amazing experience so far as I have developed as a person. I have found that balancing school with volunteering adds a responsibility to your day to day life. This is because you have to plan ahead for your tutees and the […]

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FAQ’s from Parents: Problems at School?

Another one of the most frequently asked questions from parents is: “What if I think my child is having problems at school?”   At some point of their school life, children will be likely to experience social issues. Often a young person will try to cope with these alone. Sometimes this works, but often these […]

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