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Half Term with Atom

By Atom | Jan 31, 2023, 1:28 PM

half term activities with Atom


With February half term around the corner, it is time to start thinking about half term activities for your child. As half term presents an opportunity to engage your child’s intellectual curiosity, keep reading for a few educational activities perfect for your child over this half term.

1. Atom Learning Live Lessons

This half term, Atom Learning is offering exclusive, free live lessons taught by some of the best teachers in the UK.

These tailored courses are designed to help students master key subjects and excel in school exams, with some extra fun along the way. Expect science quests, playwriting competitions and more!

February Half Term Live Lessons

The full list of half term Live Lessons includes:

  • Super Scientists 101: 14th - 18th February, 9:30 - 10:15

  • 11+ Maths Problem Solving Skills: 14th - 18th February, 11:00 - 11:45

  • Creative Writing Workshop: 14th - 17th February, 14:00 - 14:45

  • Year 3 and 4 Reasoning Club: 14th February, 17:00 - 17:45

  • 11+ Exam Prep: **15th February, 17:00 - 17:45

  • Classic Comprehension Club: 16th February, 17:00 - 17:45

  • Year 6 Club: 17th February, 17:00 - 17:45

You can register your child for any of these free lessons here.

2. Submit a play

After attending the Atom Learning Live Lesson, ‘Creative Writing Workshop: Playwriting’, students are encouraged to send an excerpt of their short play to Atom Learning. The best entries from the competition will be shared on Atom Learning’s socials and the best entry will win a year’s subscription to Disney Plus.

Students can attend the playwriting workshop 14th - 17th February, 14:00-14:45 - register for the lesson. The recording of the lesson can also be accessed in the Atom Learning Lesson Library with any Atom Nucleus subscription.

Entries can be emailed to [email protected], and along with confirmation that there is parental or guardian consent to share on Atom Learning’s social media.

3. Practice storytelling

The creativity doesn’t end with playwriting. If your child loves to write or is interested in getting their own story down on paper, they can enter Bright Light Education's Creative Writing Competition.

This competition is open until 30th April, with half term as a great opportunity for your child to begin drafting their entry. The submission is a 500 word story about the day your child’s character wakes up and discovers they have transformed into something else. Their imagination can take it away from there! Read more about the competition challenge.

With these half term activities, your child can spend the week learning beyond the classroom and exploring their creative side.


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