Help Out – Stay In

During their online sessions, our young people have worked with digital artists, illustrators and other creative professionals to develop visual messages of hope, positivity and togetherness to help to imprint the government’s message to stay at home. This is a perfect example of yong people getting together and coming up with ideas to impact current affairs and other social topics to drive a positive message across the community. Although the young people had fun designing their own aliens and alien environment, the message was a serious one aimed at helping…

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#iWill

Our young people tackle the #iWill Project during lockdown. Thanks to funding from the County Durham Community Foundation, Enter CIC students have been busy developing their own initiative in the form of storytelling for younger children. The project was originally going to be live storytelling sessions in front of a live audience of young children, but just as they were about to commence the project, Covid-19 and lockdown struck! Ever resilient and positive, our young people quickly decided to adapt the project to an online format, which children could visit…

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VE Day

Our commemoration of VE Day 75 was a wonderful success with many students, staff, friends and community coming together to create a festival of videos to fit the occasion. Everything was filmed, edited and produced under lockdown. We have pooled the videos together in a Facebook Playlist, which you can watch here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/entercic/525671841460218/ As of 14th May 2020, our VE Day celebration videos have had 30,000 views. Creating the videos was a lot of hard work, but staff and students were up to the challenge, demonstrating true spirit to make…

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Settle North

We are delighted to announce our new heritage project is entitled, Settle North. The project is supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund and we are partnered with Beamish Museum to provide heritage opportunities for young people. Settle North is a new performance exhibition which will tour to: Spennymoor Settlement Everyman Theatre – 20th & 21st November 2019Tickets: www.ticketsource.co.uk/settlementeveryman The Enter Centre – 22nd November 2019Tickets: www.ticketsource.co.uk/enter or 01740 655437 Etherley Methodist Church – 30th November 2019Tickets: 01388 526692 The exhibition celebrates the work and contribution of Bill Farrell, an unsung hero of the Spennymoor…

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Private Exams North East

The past five weeks have been incredibly busing at The Enter Centre. We’ve had a large number of private exam candidates sitting GCSE, iGCSE, BTEC and A Level examinations. We are one of the only centres in the north catering for private, home schooled and adult learners. We are honoured to support, not only aspirational young people, engaging older people, but also people who wish to improve their life chances by sitting academic examinations. Well done to our wonderful staff and volunteers, invigilators and other supporters who have provided a…

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