Children's University -Summer holidays!

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 The summer holidays are almost upon us and we at Sheffield CU have got our families covered! Alongside the Festival of Fun 2021, we're really pleased to be able to bring you our CU Passport Activity Newsletter - The CU Festival of Fun PLUS! which is full of activities, events and ideas to keep your children, young people and families occupied...
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Children's University- Beat the streets challenge

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 Spring Challenge EXTRA! - Beat The Street Sheffield If you attend a Sheffield school, you can collect 5 CU credits for completing the Beattie challenge. To claim your credits, please complete and return a Sheffield CU Home Learning Challenge Reflection Diary which can be found here: https://bit.ly/SCUHomeLearningReflectionDiary  Once you...
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Children's University- Your opinion matters!

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 At Sheffield Children's University (CU), we are on a mission to find out what parents/carers and families think about the service we offer so we can make sure we are doing all we can to meet the needs of children, young people and families in our city. All answers will remain anonymous and help us improve our service as well as understand the...
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Children's University -Home Challenges

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This week the Children;s University has lot's of activities for you to participate in! We hope you have a lot of fun with these challenges! To claim your credits, please complete and return a Sheffield CU Home Learning Challenge Reflection Diary which can be found here: https://bit.ly/SheffCUReflectionDiary. Once you have completed all the challeng...
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Children's University -Home Learning Challenges!

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 We have 3 more exciting challenges for you to participate in, please do take a look and remember to share your reflective diaries to gain your CU credits. How do I earn my credits? You can choose to either…... Send either photos, your work or a copy of your diary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. an...
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Children's University -Home Learning Challenge

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Can you have a go at the Winter Children's University home challenges and earn yourself another credit? How do I earn my credits? You can choose to either…... Send either photos, your work or a copy of your diary to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will do the rest.Complete a diary a https...
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Children's University- Home Learning Challenge!

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Do you want to build up your CU credits? Why not take a look at two more challenges this week! Remember to submit your completed work or completed diary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to earn your Children's University points Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here
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Children's University -Home learning challenge!

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 Fancy another challenge? Want to earn another Cu Credit? Why not have a go at the following challenges! Remember to submit your challenges or or completed diary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to earn your Children's University points Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here
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Children's University

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We wish you well, please keep safe through the summer holidays! We're super pleased and proud to present the Sheffield CU Festival of Fun 2020 - a programme of FREE activities for children, young people and families that spans the WHOLE summer - school holidays sorted! 🤩☀️😆 Download your copy now: https://bit.ly/CUFestivalofFun2020  This ...
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CU Challenge! Coding for kids!

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'Coding' is a really important skill - it's being able to work out step-by-step instructions (an 'algorithm'), spotting and developing patterns ('programming'), and working out where they might have gone wrong ('debugging'). The skills needed to 'code' are really useful in everyday life, from being able to follow instructio...
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CU Challenge! Throw and catch game!

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Now the weather is a little better, we can spend more time outside. We can also visit the park and open spaces too (socially distancing of course!) so here's a great game you can make at home to take with you. It will help develop your throwing and catching skills too. How far can you throw the ball? How many times can you catch it i...
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CU Challenge! Design your own video game character!

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Video and computer games have always been popular - from classics like Pac-Man to more modern games such as Roblox, Minecraft or even Super Mario! You don't need to play lots of games for this challenge - just get your creative thinking cap on and design your very own character. Remember to send your completed reflecte...
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CU Challenge! SPORTS DAY!

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We know most schools would have been having their annual Sports Day about now, but as most children are still learning from home, we know that can't happen. However, we don't want you to miss out! So, here's a collection of challenges to help you hold your own Family Sports Day in your garden or yard, or in a local park! ENJOY!Rememb...
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CU Challenge! Make a raft!

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 Imagine being stranded on a desert island - stare across the deep, blue ocean, and if you look really carefully, bobbing around on the horizon, you can see the mainland. Phew! Now you just need to get there, but it's way too far to swim. You search the beach for ideas. There's lots of pieces of drift wood washed up on the sand,...
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CU Challenge! Ice Cream Design.

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Hopefully, the warm weather will stay with us over the summer - the perfect weather for ICE CREAM! We'd like you to think about what makes an ice cream the tastiest? What makes it look appealing? What might you top your ice cream with? Get designing your very own ice cream including the ingredients, flavours and don't forget - you'll...
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CU Challenge! Camera tricks!

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Want to play some tricks on your friends and family? Then why not have a go at this challenge? All you need isa camera (one on a phone will do). This type of photo is called 'forced perspective' and it's your eyes trickingyour brain into believing the image is real. But with a little clever thinking, a little patience to get the right position, you...
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CU Challenge! Gravity!

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Gravity is the force that pushes things downwards. Its the force that keeps us on earth and stops us from floating away into space. There is no gravity in space and that is why astronauts are always floating around everywhere. This challenge helps you to learn about gravity and how you can test it with water and balls. HAVE FUN!! Remember...
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CU Challenge! Action Dice!

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Keeping fit and healthy is really important. But it doesn't have to be by taking part in organised sports or fitness activities - getting up, running around, jumping up and down or even dancing are brilliant ways to get your lungs pumping and your heart beating! Here's a fun way to invent your own fitness programme. Remember to send ...
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CU Challenge -International Mud Day (29th June) Make a Mud Kitchen or Cafe

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 International Mud Day happens each year on 29th June and is a great opportunity to celebrate all the activities and learning that takes place outdoors, come rain or shine! It is a wet and rainy day today, ready for International mud day! Please remember to send your completed diaries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   https:/...
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CU Challenge! Build a Wormery!

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 A wormery is a home for earthworms! Earthworms are REALLY important and useful. They help carrying decaying material into the soil where it is broken down by micro-organisms into nutrients that are used by plants to help them grow. That's really important because without them, some of our food might not grow. Remember to send your completed r...
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