Tag Archives: Derek Fatchett CLC

Stepping Stones Mentoring at the CLCs

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Leeds City Learning Centres have been delivering mentoring support to young people in public care since 2004. This year all four CLCs have teamed up to offer our biggest mentoring scheme to date.

47 young people from 18 different secondary schools are participating in this years after-school mentoring scheme which is delivered in partnership with the University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Trinity and All Saints and colleagues from Social Services. 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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Brain Training at DFC Improves Attendance

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The Derek Fatchett Centre offers Nintendo DS Brain Training sessions for host school City of Leeds before the school day starts. City of Leeds Staff commented on how, suddenly, attendance and punctuality have improved among the Year 7 students taking … Continue reading

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Comic Book Summer School 2011

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At the start of the summer holidays, students from Spring Bank Primary, Ireland Wood Primary, St Margarets C of E Primary and Horsforth School took part in a 3 day summer project creating Comics at the Derek Fatchett CLC. They learnt how … Continue reading

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CLC BTEC Results Success 2011

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Leeds City Learning Centres and the students who attend the CLCs have had yet another incredibly successful year. 91% of our year 11 students achieved the Diploma in Creative Media Production, Music or Art and Design. Over 50% of these students achieved … Continue reading

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Animation Summer School 2011

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Students from Holy Trinity Primary, Corpus Christi,   Ralph Thoresby, Burley St Matthias, Stanningley Primary, Benton Park and Abbey Grange came to the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre spent a whole week creating stop motion animation. The young people created models and spent hours patiently … Continue reading

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Gamemaker Summer School 2011

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While regular schools were taking a break this summer the industrious Leeds City Learning Centres continued with another successful round of summer provision for 2011. 12 students from Allerton High, Horsforth, Prince Henry’s Grammar, Ralph Thoresby, Benton Park, Abbey Grange … Continue reading

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Horror Film Summer School 2011

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While regular schools were taking a break this summer the industrious Leeds City Learning Centres continued with another successful round of summer provision for 2011. This years horror film at the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre in Leeds saw students … Continue reading

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BTEC Photography Exhibition 2011

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Beverly with one of her photographs The ‘Show and Tell’ Photography Exhibition, organised by media teacher Sian Phillips form the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre, had it’s opening night on Monday 18th July. Four students from City of Leeds school, … Continue reading

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Diploma Celebration Videos 2011

Engineering Diploma students attend a Dragons Den style event.

Leeds City Learning Centres were commissioned to film and produce videos that documented the work that this years Diploma students had achieved. The video’s, produced by Chris Boylan from the Derek Fatchett City Learning Centre, featured students, staff and employers opinions … Continue reading

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