Please read this letter if your child is part of the 2019-20 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award cohort.
Lymm High School has been selected as an Art World Records Ambassador, and we have been invited to be part of breaking the world record for the largest online art lesson! This will be an official Guinness World Records title attempt so if we are successful, we will be making history…from home! Additionally, the project is raising money to help fight COVID-19 which is no doubt front of mind for us all.
The lesson will take place online on the 21st May at 4-4.30 pm. It will be led by World Book Day author and children’s book illustrator, Rob Biddulph. You might know him from #DrawWithRob (as seen on BBC or social media) or his books, ‘Odd Dog Out’ or ‘Blown Away’. The lesson is free to join and suitable for everyone at home. To count towards the world record, all you need to do is register at www.artworldrecords.com and join Lymm High School on the day.
We would like every one of our teachers, students and their families to attend. When we return to school, after months confined to our homes, wouldn’t it be great to be able to say that we were all part of breaking a world record!?
So please register at www.artworldrecords.com and pick up those pencils on the 21st May!
Registration is open for the Virtual Careers Festival next week.
The event starts on Tuesday morning at 11am with guidance on how the event will work. From 11.15am there will be access to some ‘Day in the Life’ videos to find out what certain jobs involve. Videos will be released dependent on the industry category. Look on the main page of the website to find out what industry categories are available, and when they will be released. Live questions can be posed to people involved in those industries during the live streaming. You can choose to watch as many of the ‘Day in the Life’ videos as you wish and these will run across Tuesday and Wednesday. All videos will be available on line and you will be able to access these at your leisure.
Thursday is all about options for education and next steps. There will be information sessions on Further and Higher Education, Universities (including applying to Oxbridge) and Apprenticeships. There will be the opportunity to ask questions to the institutions involved.
Friday will give you the opportunity to find out more about applying for jobs (employability skills, writing your CV, discovering your passion and how to work with it, and how volunteering can help with your future, amongst others).
There is also the opportunity to win Work Experience and to get involved in some virtual projects and business challenges with prizes available.
This is a really exciting opportunity and offering for students to engage with so please try and take advantage of it.
An FAQ document (found here: https://bit.ly/2Aelyoj) can help students understand how to get the most out of the festival. For more information visit: