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Success4All does coding, rockets and robotics with Go Volunteer!

As part of our Easter and Summer holiday clubs this year, we ran coding activities where children and young people learnt how to build and code sensors, gadgets and robots with Lego WeDo, Lego Mindstorms and the BBC micro:bit. At our Easter Study Support Club, we focused on coding and programming with robotics. Children and […]

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Success4All’s 10th Summer School!

This year marked our third Summer School in the Apostolic Church, Wingrove and our 10th Summer School since 2007! We ran the Summer School for the first two-weeks of the holidays, from Monday 24th July – Friday 4th August. 78 children and young people aged 5 – 14 registered for the Summer School, with an […]

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Celebrating our Community of Children, Young People, Parents and Volunteers!

Last week was the end of our Learning Hubs and a very eventful and successful year! This year, the number of Learning Hubs increased to 8, with access to 18 sessions every week across Newcastle. These Hubs have given 386 children a place to learn and build confidence, supported by 195 volunteers! It has been […]

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Egg-cellent Easter Fun Day!

On the last week of the Easter holidays, we ran an Easter Study Support club. In the morning, 16 children and young people signed up for one-to-one tuition to prepare them for their upcoming exams. In the afternoons, they had the chance to join gardening followed by coding sessions. In the coding session, children and young […]

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Wonderful Walker Geography Club!

One of our fantastic volunteers, Maisie Buckley, has recently started a Success4All geography club at Walker Technology Centre! Maisie is a geography student at Newcastle University and has set up the club as her self initiated project for her career module, she wanted the club to focus on natural hazards, which is part of the […]

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Gardening Club Bursts into Life!

During February half-term holidays Success4All ran a gardening club on Tuesday 21st Februarary in Benwell, at the Carnegie Building and St. James’ Church. At St. James’ Church the children and young people helped to maintain the gardens, for the current residences to enjoy.      They planted daffodils e ready for the sunny Spring season […]

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Preparing for University with S4A!

With the time for UCAS applications fast approaching, we remind ourselves of the importance extra tuition can potentially have on the success of pupils entering their next stage of education. There is a profound contrast between university acceptance rates of pupils from advantaged areas compared to that of disadvantaged. The reason has been linked to a […]

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Exciting first trip with EUROSOLE!

Our West-end Young Digital Artists (WEYDA) have just returned from an exciting expedition this month. A group of the Club members and project leaders all flew out to Dublin on the 23rd October to take part in their very first venture with the European project, EUROSOLE.   Since 2012 we have been involved with EUROSOLE, a project for […]

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A Successful Summer 4 All

At Success4All we believe that it is important to provide affordable fun and educational activities to do during the Summer holidays directly in the community.              This Summer we ran two Summer Schools during the first two weeks of August, one in the West End of Newcastle based in Wingrove and another in Throckley sponsored […]

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The Great North Volunteer

One of our amazing volunteers Jen took the plunge and ran The Great North Run to raise funds for Success4All. She has written a wonderful blog about her experience, which gave us some laughs but really reminded us of all the hard work and challenges she had to overcome. Thank you Jen, you’re a star! ‘I […]

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