February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

 

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1481557972295{padding-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Love Chess - want to play against new people? Join our online tournament! Due to popular demand (lovely to hear people enjoyed it!) we are running further online chess tournaments where you can challenge each other using https://lichess.org/. Lichess is a free, online open source chess server that allows people to play against friends or against a computer. We will be holding a 1 hour chess tournament on this server for anyone aged 18 or under.  This online tournament will operate with chat turned off. What you need to know: Preregister with lichess.org Log into the Festival Noticeboard At 3.45pm we will post up a link to the lichess tournament. These will be on the relevant day pages - Wednesday...

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1481557972295{padding-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] This session will look at how young people can affect change, drawing on future opportunities at Potential Plus UK, Daniel’s experiences as part of the campaign to revert to Centre Assessed Grades, and how he launched his own access project (Get To University), alongside his involvement with other organisations like the Sutton Trust. This is a must-attend session for any young person looking for ways to improve their CV, to build experience, and who is passionate about creating a better society. Participants will be able to share their views on what issues they feel passionately about, and will hopefully act as a launchpad for participants to consider what they can do to shape society. There is a limited number...

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1481557972295{padding-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Bring along your favourite book, story or poem to take part in this social session for young people who love reading - a chance to meet with others and hear some fantastic book recommendations! What do you like about the book you have chosen? Who is your favourite character and why? Keep your webcam on so you can show your book! Age groups: 6-10, 10-13, 14-18 Times: 14.00-14.45, 15.00-15.45, 16.00-16.45 This is a 45-minute session running 3 times; there are a limited number of places on these sessions. Log into the festival website noticeboard to register for this event where you will be able to select your time slot according to age group [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Session Presenter [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1481557797062{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_single_image image="12929"...