G2G Communities CIC

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Welcome to our monthly newsletter, keeping you informed of the latest news and events. Reader are you in a rush? Here's a quick summary of what we have been up to recently.

BBC Radio Wales - Adam Walton talks with us about our All SySTEMs Gospace-themed project. Listen online - BBC.co.uk/programmes/b07642s8 >

All SySTEMs Go Official Launch - Thank you to everyone that made this day possible, and to everyone that attended to come and visit us in our LEGO Innovation Studio and find about the project - we hope you had a blast. You can find photographs from the event on Facebook.com/G2GCommunitiesCIC >

Win a Day of Space LEGO Education - Due to the Easer holidays, we have extended the All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition until Friday, 13th May. Win a day of Space LEGO Education for you, your classmates, teachers and your School, get creative and design the All SySTEMs Go Logo - Find out about the competition >

Part-time Jobs - Do you speak Welsh and want to earn extra pocket money? Would you like to work with adults helping them gain essentials skills to get back into employment? Call Moira on 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org

Easter Clubs - Over the School holidays we ran several clubs - we hope your child had a great time. Watch out for our Summer Clubs - More about our clubs >

Create with Cadw Workshops - If you joined us at Caernarfon, Harlech or Conwy, we hope your children had a fantastic time building the Castles out of LEGO, Minecraft and making short LEGO Stop Motion Animation using an iPad.

Would you like us to run more workshops? Please leave us feedback on Facebook.com/G2GCommunitiesCIC/reviews >

About us - G2G Communities CIC was co-founded in Rhyl by Moira & Bill Lockitt in November, 2010. Having lived in Rhyl for nearly 40 years, they wanted to make a positive impact in and around their community. Read the whole story below.

Space Project Information

• Read our Space Articles

• All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition, Closes 13th May

• Register your School for a chance for us to come and visit

• Want to know more about Space? Like us on facebook.com/spacestem

The UK Space Agency is organising two conferences for school pupils in November 2016. The conferences will give young people the opportunity to present their work, linked to Tim Peake’s Principia mission, to leading experts from industry and education.

Find out about the UK Space Agency Principia Schools Conferences >

Had a positive experience with us? Tell us about it, leave us your feedback >

Want to find out more or talk to us? Then call Moira on 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org.

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BBC Radio Wales talk to us about our Space Project

Adam Walton explores the role astronauts and space exploration play, in the inspiration of future scientists - BBC.co.uk/programmes/b07642s8

Adam visited us at G2G Communities at the Bee & Station Centre in Rhyl to talk about our launch of All SySTEMs Go, a space-themed project for schools. Using LEGO Education, Kerbal EDU and other resources to promote space and technology we hope to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Listen online to the broadcast (Expires on Thursday, May 12th) with Adam and Bill Lockitt co-founder of G2G Communities CIC - BBC.co.uk/programmes/b07642s8

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All SySTEMs Go News & Information

The official launch for the project blasted off on Friday, 22nd. If you visited us, we hope you enjoyed the launch and found out all about the All SySTEMs Go Project. If you would like more information call 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org.

From now until March, 2018 we will be visiting Schools in and around North Wales to deliver enrichment activities. Using our LEGO Education and other resources we will be providing Key stage 2 and 3 students and teachers the opportunities to build robotslearn programming and explore the careers available in the Space Sector.

Register your School for a chance for us to come and visit >

You can join our 'Space Project' Mailing List to receive Space STEM news, free resources and events - Update subscription preferences

Learn about Space

All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition

Win some great prizes for you, your pupils and your School, design the All SySTEMs Go Logo. We are looking for creative, imaginative designs inspired about Space, Wales, LEGO, Science/Technology. You can work by yourself, with a friend or as a group.

Find out about the All SySTEMs Go Competition >

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Part-time Welsh Speaking Support Staff

• Do you want to earn some pocket money?

• Do you love LEGO, Minecraft, Robotics, Coding or making animated movies?

• Are you free during the School holidays? 

If it's yes to all of the above then get in touch, we're looking for part-time Welsh Speaking support staff to support us with our LEGO, Minecraft, Robotics, Coding and LEGO animation clubs during the summer holidays, training will be provided.

Part-time Support Tutors

We're looking for part-time support tutors to work with adults gain essential skills to return to employment. The hours are flexible and training will be provided. Driving licence and vehicle essential.

Are interested in joining our team? Call Moira on 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org. Arrange a visit to discuss the Part-time positions and we can show you around our LEGO Innovation Studio.

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G2G Communities Rhyl Clubs

Rhyl Clubs During Easter

Over the School holidays we ran several of our Rhyl Clubs at our learning centre the LEGO Education Innovation Centre in the Bee & Station Business Centre. Watch out for our Summer Clubs, get advance information about events by liking us on Facebook/G2GCommunitiesCIC.

Find out more about our LEGO & Minecraft Clubs >

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Caernarfon Castle Easter Workshops

Caernarfon Castle Easter Workshops

If you joined us at Caernarfon Castle, we really hope you enjoyed the Create with Cadw Easter Workshops with us. We built Caernarfon Castle using 3,500 LEGO bricks, constructed the castle in Minecraft and did some stop motion animation using LEGO and our iPad’s.

Create with Cadw Caernarfon Castle Photographs & Films >

Harlech & Conwy Create with Cadw Workshops

Photographs from the Workshops are on Facebook.com/G2GCommunitiesCIC and LEGO animations on our YouTube Channel YouTube.com/user/G2GCommunities

Conwy animations will be coming to our YouTube channel very soon.

Would you like us to run more workshops? Please leave us feedback on facebook.com/G2GCommunitiesCIC/reviews >

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Humble Beginnings, Big Aspirations

G2G Communities CIC was co-founded in Rhyl by Moira & Bill Lockitt in November, 2010. Having lived in Rhyl for nearly 40 years they wanted to make a positive impact in and around their community.

Find out a little bit about Moira & Bill Lockitt
Moira Lockitt (CEO & co-founder) was a nursery nurse for children with special needs for over 30 years. Moira always put's other people first, ensuring our learners get the help and support they need, creating a friendly and safe learning environment.

William Lockitt, Doctor of Philosophy in e-learning, with his thesis on ‘The Effective Management and Integration of ICT within Further and Adult Education Delivery Methodologies’ has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the education sector.

Small Business with the Big Heart
We focus on getting individuals furthest away from the job market back into employment, starting their own business and supporting innovation within existing businesses in North Wales. 
Supporting a wide range of individuals including: unemployed people; those not in education, employment or training (NEETs); short and long-term unemployed; women returners; single parents; carers; people with disabilities and other disadvantaged or minority groups.

Our Innovation is the Building Blocks for Education
Over the years we have gone from good to great, we are the UK's first Community LEGO Education Innovation Studio, we also deliver 
LEGO Education to Schools, Libraries, and Communities First venues throughout North Wales.

Did you know? We're a registered UK Online Centre that has a range of free online learning materials and other resources available. Please contact us to discuss.

Connect with Dr William Lockitt on LinkedIn - LinkedIn.com/in/BillLockittyou can also follow G2G Communities LinkedIn.com/Company/G2G-Communities-CIC

If you would like get involved or want to help, call Moira on 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org.

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Call us on 01745 33 44 82 or e-mail info@g2gcommunities.org
Had a positive experience with us? Tell us about it, leave us your feedback >

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