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MinecraftEdu at Cefn Mawr Library

Cefn Mawr Library - Children Learning with MinecraftEdu

Pupils from local schools enjoyed a 2hr MinecraftEdu session at Cefn Library. They were able to make and explore a number of different worlds and travel through time to discover how people lived and some of the history of that age. They explored different parts of the World to discover how people lived in Rome, China and Egypt to name …

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Castles in the Air – Adult Learners Week

The sessions will be held at G2G COMMUNITIES CIC, LEGO innovation centre, Rhyl on Thursday 18 June. Session 1: 10.00 to 12.00 or Session 2:  13.00 to 15.00. Come along and have fun learning about local Castles and their history by making them out of LEGO. Design your own Castles and build them out of LEGO. Use iPads to make your own …

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Support Staff Wanted

Support Staff Wanted

G2G Communities CIC is looking to expand its portfolio within Schools delivering a range of innovative LEGO Education and Family learning sessions. Using LEGO G2G will also be introducing new curriculum areas such as Mathematics, Welsh History, Robotics, programming and computing. G2G has also successfully used MinecraftEdu to support a number of curriculum areas and will be developing this further …

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Minister for Education Huw Lewis AM Visits Ysgol Y Foryd

Education Minister Huw Lewis

The Minister for Education and Skills Mr Huw Lewis AM visited Ysgol Y Foryd today (4th June 2015) to see some of the wonderful projects and activities that have been undertaken by the School and congratulate them on their outstanding ESTYN report. As part of the visit G2G Communities CIC was asked to showcase some of the innovative approaches to …

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Minecraft at G2G Communities during the whit school break

MInecraft - Whit break session

During the Whit school break G2G Communities CIC held a Minecraft Education club at the Denbigh HWB and at the LEGO Education Innovation Studio in Rhyl. Children used their imagination to create structures using limited supplies and tools. After building the structures the children explored the lands of time and were able to visit different ages in history. View the …

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Home Education Academy

Digital Animation using iPads

G2G Communities CIC are running a Home Education Academy starting on Monday 1st of June, the 3 sessions will be working on iPads to create digital animations and stories using LEGO. The children will think of their own story then use the LEGO to make it a reality, recording it using iPads then putting it all together with music and …

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Ysgol Y Foryd – G2G Castle Curriculum

Ysgol Y Foryd - LEGO Castles

On Friday 8 May the children and parents at Ysgol Y Foryd made nine small castles, one large Rhuddlan Castle out of LEGO. They also used the I pad to make animated video’s. People sometimes ask what is the educational value of using LEGO, are the children just playing. With the Castle curriculum we have devised at G2G Communities CIC …

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Young creators packed their imaginations this Easter

Children with the final build of Harlech Castle out of LEGO

Monday 27 April 2015 Harlech Castle rebuilt out of Lego Hundreds of children across Wales took part in a series of imaginative workshops over the Easter holidays – and got the chance to reconstruct famous Welsh castles in Lego. The two-hour ‘Create with Cadw’ workshops, which were delivered by the Welsh Lego Education Innovation Studios at Caerphilly Castle and Segontium …

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CADW / G2G Communities building Harlech Castle at the Segontium Roman Fort

Harlech Castle in LEGO

CADW and G2G Communities CIC held an event in the Segontium Roman Fort. The children and parents had a great time recreating Harlech Castle out of LEGO, making animated video’s and building the Harlech Castle world in MinecraftEdu. During the session building Harlech Castle out of LEGO children also had the opportunity to make their own animated movies. Considering they …

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