For the last four months we have been running creative online workshops with parents and families, to promote wellbeing and togetherness online, while developing new creative skills. Many parents learnt new skills and activity ideas to do at home in their own time and many children also enjoyed breaking away from academics to do something … Continue reading Morningside Children’s Centre Creative Wellbeing Workshops – Brooch Making
The effects of the current pandemic have impacted many of our children in ways that we ourselves did not experience growing up. I remember being a young teenager, that school life was pretty much my life!
I'm on lots of social media groups and have seen many posts about small businesses and self-employed people who are now suffering due to the pandemic and inability to do "face to face" business. I can certainly empathise! I have run a creative learning business for the past 10 years, as well as a children's party planning business with my sister. I also run a small cleaning business - nothing major, but until recently it was making me money everyday!
Happy April! Needless to say many, if not all of us have started a new month in a completely different way to what we had imagined. "Unprecedented times" is the most common phrase heard at the moment - and in truth, an understatement! There is much uncertainty at the moment, for health, education, income, careers … Continue reading Spring Into Action – Perspective!
A Season to Be-jewelled! Creative Workplace Workshops for November and December The Bejewelled Academy was founded in 2009 by Melissa Doussey, a London based costume jewellery designer maker and tutor, with collections selling at UK outlets including ASOS.com. Melissa and her team facilitate a number of creative workshops for children, young people and adults, and … Continue reading Creative Corporate and Staff Workshops
It's that time of year! Schools are in and so are our creative after school clubs! We are currently looking for tutors for some of our after school clubs! You should ideally be DBS checked (or willing to obtain one very quickly through our company), preferably have previous experience in working with children in some … Continue reading Current Tutor Vacancies
At the Bejewelled Academy we are happy to announce that we are offering creative workshops for small groups of children - in the comfort of your home! If you are stuck for interesting and exciting activities to do with the children during the summer holidays, then why not book one of our "Let's Create" private … Continue reading “Let’s Create!” Workshops at Your Home This Summer!
The Bejewelled Academy has launched a brand new workshop combining creativity with motivation and inspiration! Created and facilitated by founder Melissa Doussey, the workshop aims to provide participants with a 2-hour interactive, motivational experience. Melissa, author of "Starting from the Bottom Up" will share her journey of how she went from employee to company owner and … Continue reading New! Creative Motivation Workshop
Our Lego clubs have been running in various schools around the country with children of all different ages. The purpose of these clubs, is to help bring children together and to build their confidence creating something from their imaginations and constructing those creations form the ground up. Here's what we have been up to in Lego Club. Last term in Lego … Continue reading Lego Club
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