Make some noise!

New season of music sessions starting up at The Point, Doncaster.  These sessions are funded by Doncaster MBC Home Education Team and are FREE of charge to home educating families.


Lively experimental music sessions for families who home educate, led by experienced musicians.

Try out new and unusual instruments, create your own music and learn together is a creative environment.

Date: Every Wednesday from 14th January to 1st April 2015

Session 1: 1.20-2.20pm (5-8 year olds, adult must stay with child)

Session 2: 2.30-3.30pm (9-13 year olds)

Booking is essential.  To book a place please call: 01302 341662 or email

Please ensure you leave a contact email so that we can confirm a place as numbers are limited.

Bristlebots with Sparkbox

A ‘brilliant’ afternoon was had by members of the Doncaster home educating community making little vibrating ‘Bristlebots’ with Sparkbox (a great not-for-profit organisation based in South Yorkshire).

From the Sparkbox events notes for the workshop:

“A Bristlebot is a lively little creature that introduces children to the concept of robotics, motors and movement (think hexbug). Using a toothbrush head, a small vibrating motor and a coin cell battery children will design, make and decorate their own buzzing Brushbot. This event is free and all parts and materials will be made available at the start of the workshop. At the end of the workshop, which will last about an hour, we will have a Brushbot Challenge.”