Blog » Month: May 2021

Starting year 7 at Scarborough College

With that big moment approaching, we decided to ask some of our current Year 7 pupils about how they experienced moving from Year 6 to ‘big school’.  We talked to Rachel, Hannah, Joseph and Tom who are all pupils in the Scarborough College Senior School.   Both Rachel and Tom joined Scarborough College in Year…

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Take the Bus this Half Term Holiday!

Where we used to live, we always loved the bus! Big fan of a top deck bus trip! The kids love it as they can really see what is going on! I also love going on the bus myself. There’s no stress about where to park, whether I’ve got change for parking or if it…

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Arts Award Discover at Home

  Perfect for families with children aged 5-11 (and older kids too!), Scarborough Museums Trust are inviting you to take part in Arts Award Discover at Home. Download a LogBook HERE, watch the easy to follow video tutorials and get the creative ideas flowing! Find out more at > https://www.scarboroughmuseumstrust.com/arts-award-at-home/

Sledmere’s 18th Century stables renovation creating state-of-the-art Café, function rooms and farm shop.

Brand new Sledmere Coach House Café renovation grand opening Tuesday 18th May. Renovation project of the 18th century stable block at Sledmere has created state of the art kitchen, extended café, multipurpose function rooms, newly refurbished farm shop, visitor reception, & WC’s. Creating new opportunities and expanding the range of experiences on offer for day…

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How to Stay Healthy During Exam Week

Students’ life is stressful and full of tension in general, but it all becomes even worse when it comes to exam week. You don’t sleep enough, skip meals, avoid hanging out with your friends, stop exercising, and do everything to succeed in exams. Still, there are no guarantees that you will reach success. However, you…

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Cash for Kids!

The Greatest Hits Radio Yorkshire Coast charity, Cash for Kids, has its big fundraiser tomorrow, 14th May 2021; Cash for Kids Day. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has plunged many families below the poverty line, where paying for essentials like food, heating and clothing is a real struggle.   To help as many families…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Could you help to change a life?

Fostering North Yorkshire’s new dvd is titled Change a Life. The dvd was filmed and produced during the pandemic, and charts the emotional journey of a young person in care and a foster carer – both based here in North Yorkshire. It also features interviews with some of our amazing local foster carers who share their…

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How Divorce Affects Children with Special Needs and the Ways to Help Them

The divorce process rarely leads to a quick and trouble-free solution. And when parents of a child with special needs face a divorce, many difficulties are added to the “standard” process. These difficulties primarily relate to child support, the separation of assets and the additional costs of maintaining a child. And in fact, these are…

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Things to do with the kids in and around Scarborough, Whitby and Filey from 17th May, Step 3 of the roadmap

Step 3 of the Covid-19 re-opening roadmap is from 17th May 2021 and I think a lot of parents will be happy as soft plays will be able to open & two households or 6 people will be able to sit indoors!! But as we already know lots of places require pre-booking so now is…

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Our UK Staycation to Whitby

Last year, Hull & East Riding Mumbler came to our area for a holiday and they have shared their tips as to what they got up to!   After cancelling our holiday abroad this summer due to quarantine and the on-going pandemic (we should have been on the P&O ferry to Holland), we decided to…

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Sledmere Friends Membership

Sledmere Friends Membership so you can enjoy the facilities for free all year round. Sledmere House, Driffield, YO25 3XG. 01377 236637 For more info please visit their website here.

Grow and Learn Project

As part of North Yorkshire County Council’s ambitious plans to improve early language development and tackle school readiness across North Yorkshire, they have carried out a pilot project in the East Whitby and Ryedale area which is now being rolled out to include the district of Scarborough.   The aim is to ensure that every…

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Weaning Week

To celebrate Weaning Week specialist paediatric dietitian and founder of Latch to Ladle – Raphaella Rookes has kindly written a guest blog for Littleseed.  We love getting the experts in to share their knowledge and Raphaella has tonnes of expertise when it comes to nutrition and dietetics for children and young people, so over to Raphaella……

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