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Chawton C.E.

Primary School

'Love, Courage and Fellowship'

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Dear all

I am writing to tell you about an exciting new opportunity, coming up straight after Easter, for year 6 young people preparing to leave church schools this year, based at The King’s Arms Youth Centre in Alton.

Unite is KA’s Christian youth group that meets weekly at our youth club at 5a Vicarage Hill, Alton on Mondays between 6.30pm – 8.00pm.

The King’s Arms is a Christian youth charity founded 25 years ago in Petersfield to serve the holistic needs of young people. We have had a second youth centre in Alton for over four years now and offer after-school clubs, mentoring services and more for young people. You can discover more about KA at www.thekingsarms.org.uk .

Unite is a well-established Monday night club that includes games, craft and food alongside prayer, worship and Christian discipleship. We are supported by a number of churches in the Alton area. Each club night is run by two of our youth workers plus a volunteer from a local church. Everyone who takes part agrees it is not only great fun but a really safe and welcoming place to explore faith and spirituality.

From Monday 22nd April we are inviting Year 6 children who are interested to come and try out Unite, meet the youth workers and the young people who already come. We hope by doing this that those young people who will be transitioning from primary to secondary school can remain connected to faith as they move up, and really build on the firm foundations that have been provided for them so far. So many young people lose connection with their Christian heritage at this point and we really want to offer something accessible, fun and engaging as they get older.

 

The club is free and available for all: Christian, non-Christian or undecided!

 

Spaces are limited though. I would be grateful if you could promote Unite for us at school amongst the year 6’s and perhaps also with parents or guardians. Young people who are interested in coming need to ask parents to contact me directly at dom@thekingsarms.org.uk or telephone 01730 231292 to let me know they are coming or if they want to ask any more questions. We will register each child and send them an invitation. The club will run all the way through to the summer holidays at the same time and place each week.

I also enclose a flyer for the club for your information.

Dom Clarke

Programme Manager

 

The King's Arms (Youth Project)

Tel: 01730 231292

Email: dom@thekingsarms.org.uk

Website: www.thekingsarms.org.uk

 

Haslemere Educational Museum

 

Below is a link to Haslemere Educational Museum's programme of events for January to March 2024, including many activities for children and families.

 

https://heyzine.com/flip-book/8e2097e8e4.html

Luminosa Young and Rising Voices Choirs

 

Dear Schools, I am getting in touch with the exciting news that our local youth choirs, which have been successfully running for over eight years, are welcoming new young singers and performers to become members of our youth choirs.  We are offering the opportunity for schools to have a free workshop where one of our professional choir leaders will deliver a fun and engaging singing workshop to bring people the joy of singing, in exchange for us to be able to promote our external choir within your school which parents can seek to find out more information.  Having worked in primary and secondary schools as a music educator and choir leader, I know the incredible benefits that music and singing can have on young individuals in allowing them to be creative and express themselves, but I also know the difficulties it can be for schools to have the funds for the extra-curricular work with funding cuts to the arts. We would love to support you and your school students to be able to express themselves.  Luminosa Young and Rising Voices are two choirs, belonging to a family of choirs, Luminosa Music, which is run by professional leaders Josh, Johnny and Rebekah. The youth choirs run on Tuesday term times from 5.30-6.30 pm at the Alton Maltings Centre and are offering a FREE taster session for anyone who loves to sing. More information can be found here: https://luminosamusic.com/youth-choirs/ If you are interested in a free workshop for your school, please email me back and I will liaise with the appropriate contact. If this is something you are unable to offer, we would love for you to be able to share our attached poster with your students as we are always welcoming new members.  Look forward to hearing from you. 

 

Warmest wishes,

 

~ Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Upfold ~

    Luminosa Young and Rising Voices Leaders

 

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Educational Psychology Service (HIEP)

Mental Health and Well-being Support for Adults

Well-being Support Service

We have run musical theatre classes in Alton and Whitehill and nearby towns for many years and we teach the singing, dancing and acting required for whichever show we are performing. We then put on a show every term or every other term depending on the age of the children. 
 
The attached flyer gives information about our weekly classes in Alton and Whitehill starting in January and we would be really grateful if you could send it on to parents please.  We have sent the documents in jpeg and pdf format in case you have any preference.  
 
Our classes and workshops have been very popular in Alton, Farnham and Bordon and elsewhere and parents often tell us that their children have gained hugely in confidence by joining our events.
 
If you would like a gift certificate to enable two children to attend one of our holiday workshops for free please let us know. The voucher is worth £112 and we were thinking you could use it as a raffle prize or similar at a school event. Please just reply to this email if you would like one.
 
Jenny Abbott

Strictly Showtime

www.strictlyshowtime.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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