Author Archives: Michelle Hoole

About Michelle Hoole

Teacher Advisor at the City Learning Centres, based at the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre.

Achieving excellence through technology – is your school ready?

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YHGfL and Leeds City Council are pleased to announce this jointly organised conference to take place on 21st June 2013. This conference aims to assist senior leaders in answering key questions, for example How will your school react to the … Continue reading

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Summer Courses available at the Derek Fatchett CLC

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Now that the snow has finally disappeared, it’s time to look forward to the Summer. We have a full programme of activities available this year for young people. Whether you’re a budding rock star, director, game maker or Leeds answer … Continue reading

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Film Photography at the Leeds College of Art and Design

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On Friday, the DFC BTEC Media students from City of Leeds school attended a one day film photography and developing workshop at Leeds College of Art and Design as part of their photography unit. They learned how to used a … Continue reading

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Willow and Crossroads 1 minute film

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The Derek Fatchett CLC delivered a half day session where young carers from the Gateshead Crossroads and Leeds Willow projects filmed and edited a 1 minute film called “The Chase”. The young people thoroughly enjoyed themselves and showed an amazing amount … Continue reading

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Summer Activities at West Leeds CLC

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Nothing to do this Summer? Head over to West Leeds CLC and you can film sketches from the Horrible Histories TV series, become the next Aardman Animation, or even create the blockbuster film! If you want to take part, download … Continue reading

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Free iPad CPD at the Derek Fatchett CLC

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The City Learning Centre in partnership with KRCS is offering a free twilight session specialising in mobile learning devices such as the iPad and iPod. Who is this for? Primary and Secondary Teachers and heads, those considering Apple Mobile Devices … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park visit for Diploma students

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Students from Ralph Thoresby, Lawnswood and Corpus Christi on the Creative and Media Diploma visited the Yorkshire Sculpture park to explore British sculptors. They spent the afternoon creating their own sculptures and learned a great deal about 3D art and … Continue reading

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We Are Poets

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A SPECIAL INVITATION FOR TEACHERS, LECTURERS AND YOUTH WORKERS. You are invited to attend a preview screening of the award winning film, We Are Poets, in advance of its national cinema release in late April. Your school, college or setting … Continue reading

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Learner Progress Check Success

Leeds City Learning Centres have just had a very successful annual Learner Progress Check from Children Leeds. The Learner Progress Check ensures that the courses we offer to schools are of the highest possible standard. All aspects of the courses … Continue reading

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Silver Surfers at the Derek Fatchett CLC

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Every Friday afternoon, learners aged up to 90 are developing their IT skills, building confidence and taking the fear out of using a computer at the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre. This is delivered by Caring Together and Leeds Metropolitan … Continue reading

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