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Headstart Inspire STEM course - any information please

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hellsbells99 Mon 10-Mar-14 10:06:29

Has anyone's year 11 DD been on one of these courses? They describe it as 'soft skills'. Does anyone know of anyone who has done the course. What do they learn? Did they learn a lot from it and think it worthwhile?
Any information gratefully received! Thanks.

hellsbells99 Mon 10-Mar-14 16:06:06


BaconAndAvocado Mon 10-Mar-14 22:29:30

hellsbells my Year 11 DS is booked on a Smallpeice Trust STEM- type course in July, so,I'll be reading this with interest.

hellsbells99 Tue 11-Mar-14 09:46:46

BaconAndAvocado - doesn't look like anyone else has applied then!

ChaosTrulyReigns Mon 06-Jul-15 20:24:34

Yurp. It's old, but just dropped DD1 off this morning, and wondering if anyone else had any experience?

aginghippy Tue 07-Jul-15 10:26:09

Hi Chaos, my dd is on one at the moment, is loving it so far. Is yours at Newcastle too? Today she is designing a ship grin

ChaosTrulyReigns Tue 07-Jul-15 22:40:58

Ullo, aging. smile

Yurp she's up there, on the biomedical course, having a whake of a time, apparently! She's got an alarm set in her phone to sign up asap fir next year's course.

SocksRock Tue 07-Jul-15 22:45:16

I did the Headstart course when I was 17, went on to study civil engineering. It was a brilliant week and really got me engaged and thinking about my choices.

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