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All NEW Maths Courses from Nicholas Oram!

Our resident Mathematician, Dr. Nick Oram has come up with no less than 3 new courses for  maths lovers.

TRUE OR? - ANCIENT GREEK MATHS

FROM 3D TO 2D - PICTURES, MAPS, ILLUSIONS

CHANCE - IS THERE MORE TO IT THAN RANDOMNESS?

Full course descriptions at www.giftedseminars.org very shortly

New for 2013!

ART & DESIGN IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD from our travelling tutor, Russell Greenwood is proving to be popular.

The Aims of the course are to help students learn some important understandings about art and design in both the classical and prehistoric worlds.....to develop their appreciation and enjoyment of classical design for its own sake.....to understand how art in the Roman and Greek worlds continues to influence us.

Resources include pottery, stoneware, bronze, coins and jewellery from 10,000 BC to 200 AD.....pictures, stencil blanks, language resources, maps and charts, internet linked material for self-drive activity.

Activities include examining original and repro samples, focusing especially on Greek and Roman cultures.....Design activities using stencil blanks, classical colour range, motifs, styles, etc.......Technological explorations.  Function of art and design products e.g. religion, rites of passage, domestic activity, theatre, warfare.

Group discussion and research within all the above areas. Quizzes, mazes, puzzles.

Welcome to 2013!

Holiday Seminars welcomes you all into the brand new year - 2013! To keep in touch with the latest news make sure you regularly check this page.

 

Huge thanks to Stephanie Cameron!

Stephanie of Cameron-James Designs came to the rescue today with regard to our determination to complete Tintin & Snowy to the highest possible standards.   Keen young (and old) knitters should check out Stephanie's huge range of toy designs (http://knit.nzl.org/) and get ready for more bursts of creativity!

Christmas Cartoon Characters

Congratulations to our dedicated group of cartoon character creators.  Three Mickey Mouses, four Snoopys and one Billy Bunter have left our workshop and will find their way under somebody's tree on Christmas morning.

 

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