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Festival of Cultures

Workshop Venue Led By Description
An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?
R1 Ms Dowdall An opportunity to learn a “cupla focal as Gaelige”.  A brief introduction to Irish Language and culture.
A short journey through South America  
J3 Mrs De Louche and Mrs Alcala The aim of the workshop will be to introduce students to South American street food. Working in pairs, students will each prepare an empanada, a savoury pastry filled with spinach sweetcorn and cheese. There will be a short film about the cuisine of South America.  
Bollywood dancing
Drama Studio

Namrita Vivek (guest)

The aim of the workshop will be to introduce a new dance form from India and learn dance steps and expressions whist enjoying the Indian music. Workshop will be led by dance teacher and her assistant. They will choreograph a part of the song with Bollywood dance steps to a group of 25 girls in one workshop.
Chinese Calligraphy

Lucia May (Y9), Shelly Xiao (Y12), and Emily Robertson (Y9)

The aim of this workshop is to teach how to write Chinese characters using brushes and ink. Learn how to say and write easy and simple characters (ie. Greetings)
Cultural sensitivity workshop

Kate Jubb and Tamsin Hollyman (year 12)
Discussing and questioning the ways we talk about culture as a whole - how can we improve the way we do this to benefit marginalised groups and bring about positive change
Csardas Dance
Dance studio Miss Madai and Anna Kassai
The aim of the workshop will be to introduce a traditional dance form Hungary and learn the choreography of the famous Csardas folk dance.
Students will learn a set piece of choreograph with variation of tempo and with other students in the group.
Dragon’s STEM (Dragon’s Den): Intergalactic Space Race
B13 Mr Sykes Intro: Videos on ITER/ Space X / Chinese Moon Landing & Space Station
In teams of 5 you need to bid for £250 million investment (in chocolate coins) into one of the following:
1) Orbiting Space Hotel (International Space Station or Chinese Space Station)
2) Mission to Mars (NASA Mars Rover)
3) Missions to the Moon and asteroids (Chinese Moon Landing)
4) Clean Energy Fusion Reactor (France, UK, US, Japan and others)
In 30 minutes you need to produce:
A 2 minute pitch to the Dragon(s) for why your team should get the investment including:
A poster marketing your vision for your final product.
A powerpoint or Adobe Spark sharing what has been achieved internationally so far in your area of interest.
Economics – where does your breakfast come from and why does it matter?
R21 Mrs Hadjam The aim of the workshop is to learn why and how we trade with different countries.  We will learn about the benefits and problems of international trade and consider how different life in Jersey would be if we did not trade.
French film
C22 Hannah Read and Saskia Tye
This workshop is an opportunity to learn about French cinema by watching short films. It doesn’t matter how good you are at French as there will be English subtitles.
Handling Diversity
MM1 Mr Coxshall

Students could work in teams of 5 cutting out hand templates of different coloured neoprene and hot glue them together into a collage of their choosing. We could then hang them in the dome to celebrate their work.

Historical African Cave paintings
A2 Erin Hill (year 9) and Mrs Crowcroft In this workshop students will be given the opportunity to learn a bit about historical African bushmen called the SAN people and how they used art in the form of cave paintings to express their stories and memories. They will be shown a short PowerPoint presentation including a brief video to give a bit of background and then have the chance to create some of their own SAN cave art using household items like the tribes used to.
Improving our World
R13 Chloe Connor, with Mr Langhorn assisting We would be writing letters to world leader on issues concerning their countries with the view of making a difference
Introduction to Chinese Poetry
C14 Mr Milner China’s Tang dynasty ruled between the 7thand 10th centuries CE (part of the European 'medieval' period). This is considered a golden age of Chinese culture, in part because of the great flowering of poetry that continues to influence modern writers. With poetry am important part of Tang social life, and with poetry written by and about both men and women, an introduction to the Chinese poetry of this period has much to show us about a fascinating culture.  
Life, language and love in Jersey
Library Mrs Peters A short potted history of Jersey and the role of language.  Examples of Jerriais and where to see /hear it today.  Explanation of ways for Jersey maidens to traditionally find ‘the one’!
Mathematical Culture
R3 Dr Baker/Mr Lewis For most people, the word mathematics is a noun. But for many people in different cultures, mathematics is not simply something they learn in school but something they do as an intrinsic part of their everyday lives.
This workshop will guide you through some places around the world where this occurs and will give you time to try some of these ideas out.
Performing Parables
R25 Miss Hallam and Miss Williamson

The aim of the workshop will be to learn about some of the ways morals and teachings are presented in parables around the world. Students will then choose a parable and present it as dance, play, rap, or however they want.

Philippines Pride

Lindsay Del Rosario
Learning about Filipino Culture and History and maybe some games
Reporters’ Workshop

Mr Marett/Mrs Stather If you are interested in journalism, this is the workshop for you. We will begin with a briefing and discuss how diverse cultures are treated in the media and how we can give positive representations of different cultures. We will then go out to various workshops to ‘gather news’ and return for a debrief and prepare to write reports for JCLife.
Rise of the Canucks

Mrs Coleman An introduction to all things Canadian. Often being mistaken for our southern American neighbours, Canadian culture is often overlooked or believed to be like the US. So come discover the difference by learning how to speak Canadian (with or without a proper accent!), why we are a bilingual nation, listen to some amazing bands, attempt drawing the maple leaf (harder than it sounds) and explore a land which is a true melting pot of diverse cultures.
Safe at Last?  A Refugee story.
R15 Mr Bidmead, Mr Herbert and Mrs Hotton This workshop will focus on interactive and discussion based activities about the experiences of refugees fleeing persecution and their experience of entering a new country.
Shibori Indigo workshop
J4 Mrs Padidar

The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shiboriis a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and get a chance to make your own shibori creation.

Sporting Culture
Mrs Mountford

The aim of the workshop will be to take part in an outdoor activity based on a tradition sport from a chosen culture/area.

20-25 girls in one workshop maximum.
Watch an Anime

Mariia Aguda and Millie Dobson

Have a great time watching an episode from an anime.

Welsh Singing Workshop
Music Mrs Jervis, Mr Bowley and Ms Kennedy Come and share the Welsh passion for singing by learning about its origins and learn a few Welsh songs along the way. We can’t promise you will be singing like Sir Tom Jones, but we can promise you fun and a few new Welsh words along the way.
Write for Rights

Miss Morris Make a difference and take part in Amnesty International’s annual campaign, to be the voice for those who have lost theirs. The most recent campaign seeks to show solidarity for those who have fought for LGBTQ+ and women’s rights, freedom of expression, and a right to safety.
Yoga Gymnasium Miss Carre and Erin Gouge and Hannah Pierce
This aim of this workshop is for students to understand where Yoga originated from and mindfulness. Students will take part in a yoga session which will include basic moves and some aspects of relaxation.

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