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Young Hackney: Art competition winners, £200 cycling vouchers, whats on…
young Hackney headermaisieYoung Hackney Art CompetitionWeek 2 Winners We’ve had another week of incredible art in round 2 of our online art competition.A panel of young hackney volunteers were faced with the difficult task of judging all the amazing art pieces. The judges said they were particularly impressed with the ‘creativity and level of skill in drawing, collage and photography’.The theme last week was Portraits.  Senior Winner: Maisie, 13 (see above)Senior runners up: Justyna and Daniel. Junior winner: Arto, 10  (see below) Junior runners up: Orly and EloisaA special mention also goes out to Taniesha. jpWeek 3 competitionThis competition is all about imagination –  you don’t have to be a great artist to take part. To get involved children and young people will need to send us a photo of their art work, this can be a drawing, painting, photograph, poem or model based on a theme we have selected. We will announce the winners and theme for each week via our newsletter and social media. Prizes include amazing arts materials and £40 vouchers to spend online.This week the theme is: ‘Lockdown Feasts’ – young people must draw, paint, take a photograph or write a poem about what they have been eating during lockdown. It could be their favourite meal, their worst meal or even a meal you are missing the most during lockdownEntries must be submitted by Wednesday 3rd June, please include your name, age and contact number. You can send it to us at or you can post it to us: Young Hackney Art Competition, HSC, 1 Hillman Street, London E8 3DY or drop it off as part of your daily exercise.ApprenticeshipsHackney Council Apprenticeships Apply now to Hackney Council’s award winning apprenticeship scheme!Hackney Council is looking for more than 40 local people of all ages to join its award winning apprenticeship scheme this summer.With the chance to earn up to £28k, the programme is designed to give people a chance to start their career or choose a new career path within different Council services. To apply and find out more visit: Council is also holding online information sessions for prospective candidates. Sign up on Eventbrite here.To apply click here.ytYoung Hackney Youtube ChannelVisit the Young Hackney Youtube Channel for daily activities and interactive videos for young people to take part in. These include easy-to-do cooking tutorials for the whole family, arts & crafts, music & dancing, sports challenges and more. Subscribe to our channel and receive a direct notification when a new video is uploaded. Click here  Young Hackney Online Youth Hub Our online hub is live Monday – Friday, 3-5pm. We have Junior sessions for ages 6-12 and Senior sessions ages 13-19. We also have online sessions and support available over the phone for young people with SEND and for our targeted groups including young carers and their parents. This week activities at the virtual hub include DIY tutorials, fun challenges, arts & crafts, family cooking tutorials, art therapy, sports sessions, health & well-being drop-in sessions and much more. If you would like support accessing our activities please call us on 020 8356 7404 or email us at £200 in Cycling Vouchers Do you know a young person who has had cycle training through the Council at school? Or have you ever had cycle training provided by the Council? If so fill in this survey and be in with a chance of winning £200 in cycling vouchers!The Council is looking for people who’ve had cycle training in the past 10 years to tell them what they thought of the training on offer, how useful they found it and whether they are still cycling now. If you enter, you’ll be in with a chance of winning £200 in cycle vouchers, which can be spent at a local bike shop. This survey will take 2 minutes to complete.Fill in the surveygcseProspects Live Webinar: Help! My GCSE’s have been cancelledHow will grades be calculated? When will I get my results? Can I take my GCSEs in the Autumn? What next after results?This online webinar is an opportunity for Hackney year 11 students and/or their parents to ask questions and catch-up on the latest GCSE information and guidance. Local post-16 providers including New City College, BSix, Access Creative College will also be present during the webinar to highlight their exciting new offers for September and talk through the different enrolment processes during lockdown.This online event will take place on Thursday 4 June, 1-2:15pm, to register click here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. This webinar is organised by Prospects Careers, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Jim Asbury (Service Manager) on 075 5443 6492.ed2Home education supportHackney Learning Trust Hackney Learning Trust has hand-picked some fun and educational activities for parents and carers to help keep children occupied at home. These activities are designed to supplement – rather than replace – the learning set by your child’s school. Find out moreThinkuknowThinkuknow is the education programme aiming to protect children both online and offline. There are a range of simple 15 minute activities for parents and carers to do with children and young people of all ages, exploring how to stay safe on a phone, tablet or computer,Find out moreDuolingoDuolingo is an easy to use platform for learning new languages. Lessons are adapted to your learning style and can be a great way for the whole family to learn a language together. Earn virtual coins, unlock new levels, and watch your score improve as you master new words, phrases, and grammar.Find out moreBBC BitesizeBBC Bitesize are publishing daily online lessons for all ages. They also have a new dedicated TV channel full of educational content, podcasts on BBC Sounds and a variety of educational videos available on iPlayer.Find out moreypThings to do for young peopleBeat The BoredomThe Young Urban Arts Foundation have created a series of online workshops for young people to Beat The Boredom of lockdown. These workshops range from DJ skills and singing lessons to art for well-being and poetry.Find out more and sign up here New Wave WiredNew Wave Wired is a free online programme of workshops and master classes created by Hackney Empire’s Young Producers. The programme includes photography and videography workshops, career advice for the arts industry and how to create quality online content. All workshops are 45mins long and are delivered by successful industry professionals who are working with some of the biggest names in music right now.Click here Riddles to test your brain powerThese 7 puzzles are guaranteed to test your brain and thinking. Take this fun test with all the family and check just how sharp everyone is!Click here Mouth That Roars Mouth That Roars are one of our commissioned providers who are dedicated to training young people in film production. Particularly young people who wouldn’t ordinarily have access to media resources. They have now gone digital and are hosting live filmmaking workshops, games, short films, quizzes, guest speakers and more, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. They also have a Black Young Women’s film session every Thursday 5-7pm for 13 years+.To access these sessions or if you are a provider who is interested in Mouth That Roars running sessions for your organisation please contact them at mouththatroars@btconnect.comCBBC Quizzes CBBC has created a variety of child-friendly quizzes, which are great for engaging the whole family. These fun quizzes are based on TV shows, books and even emojis. Click here

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