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Investigation challenge for 7-10 year old bright sparks!

Event Information

From: 21st May 2016

To: 21st May 2016

Time to investigate!

Raising and nurturing a gifted child can be an exciting yet daunting challenge, and it can be difficult to find challenging activities that will also help children socialise with others of a similar ability.


The next activity day hosted by the Westwood Academy in Coventry, Mensa's hub school, will be a fun and educational workshop for very bright seven to 10-year-olds on May 21

A subsequent workshop for older children will take place on June 25.

The sessions will be held at the academy in Coventry and led by Mensa's gifted child consultant Lyn Kendall, a psychologist, SEN/gifted specialist teacher and star of Channel 4’s Child Genius programme. 

Lyn has been working with gifted children for over well over 30 years and has a huge wealth of experience, skill and knowledge. 

The workshop theme is Research and Investigation, with children rotating around three different sessions to challenge and inspire them, in the company of other children just like them.

The cost of the workshop is £40 per child.

Spaces are limited. To book online click here (non members)

or click here (members)

If you experience any problems with booking, please contact Diane on
01902 772771 (option 3) or

email here


Programme (for children aged seven to 10)

10:30: Registration and introductions

10:45 Parents leave (parents are welcome stays in the school library, where tea and coffee will be available).

11:00: Activity sessions

1:00: Lunch.

1:30: Activity sessions

2:30: Finish

All participants will take part in three different activity sessions:

Quantitative Quest

Famous people

Word Wizardry

Lunch is not provided but children are welcome to bring their own packed lunch to eat in the break. Light refreshments will be available all day. Parents may choose to either stay on site, or to leave their children and return 15 minutes before the end of the session. DUE TO A SEVERE ALLERGY, PLEASE DO NOT BRING ORANGES INTO THE SCHOOL BUILDING. Orange juice is fine.

This event is likely to be very popular. If the booking limit is reached and you would like to be put on a waiting list for cancellations, please email Diane


Organiser Information

Diane Salter