Entries by Jenny Lozano

Youth Music Funding

We are very pleased to have received two years funding from Youth Music, through the Arts Council, to develop songwriting skills in Hastings over the next two years. This includes working with Primary schools, an after school club at The Hastings Academy and reaching out to home educated young people. We are very grateful to […]

Beat Lockdown – online songwriting course for 11 – 16 years

From the 28 April 2020 we are running 3 online songwriting courses for Hastings students. Tues, 11am or 3pm for absolute beginners Thurs 3pm for those with musical experience Neuro-diverse needs catered for. email achieve@hastingsthrives.org for further information.    

Women Who Were Scientists

We can’t believe how much was achieved in such a short time. Thank you so much to songwriter Anna Page; Kym East and students at The Hastings Academy; and Robsack Wood Primary Academy Birch class. You produced some amazing songs about women scientists for the Hastings Storytelling Festival run by 18hrs. Thanks very much to […]

Prep for Best Parenting Course

Week 2 of our parenting course at Robsack Wood Pre-school is going very well. 5 parents are receiving the same training concepts as the nursery staff have already received. Many more want to sign up, so we will be looking at further training once this is finished and we’ve evaluated it. The course is being […]

Community Training Completed

September’s community training in understanding child development was a huge success. 16hrs of tuition was mindblowing and feedback was superb.

Dinosaur Song completed at Robsack Wood

Robsack Wood Birch Class (Yr 4) with Mrs Piper-Smith have completed their song for the Story Telling Festival. They chose to celebrate scientist Mary Anning who discovered dinosaur fossils and completed some fantastic drawings and ideas for the song first.

It’s not just us who highly recommend our community training!

People attending the first of our community training events with Kit Messender from Changing Chances were very enthusiastic: “It’s the best training I’ve had in years”, “I loved the first session – so interesting and really well presented in a variety of ways. Cant wait for more!” Don’t forget to sign up for the November […]

Amy is walking on hot coals for Hastings Thrives!

On the 29th September Amy Gudgeon will brave the fire coals to raise money for Hastings Thrives and she will go many steps further for us, doing the half-marathon in Cardiff on the 6th October. Amy works for an education recruitment consultancy, so knows the value of our work. If you are able to make […]