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Explorium

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We did it
On 12th August 2016 we successfully raised £55,535 with 98 supporters in 126 days

A creative learning agency bringing real world opportunities to ordinary children so they can achieve extraordinary things together.

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Different route to growth...

Unfortunately we didn't make it through to the semi-finals. It was a huge experience and I learnt a lot about taking a small rural innovation, which is tucked away in Somerset, into the world of big business. The hard part was that we didn't have a 'product' to take in to make our innovative approach tangible - I should have ignored the fact of not taking anyone under 18 in and have let the kids into the pitch to speak for themselves! We will, however, take all our lessons that we have learnt as a team and apply them as we go forward.

We will be based on our first school site in September, at Ansford Academy, and that is going to start a whole new adventure. We will be looking to start conversations with other schools, particularly in Bristol, and so anyone who knows inspiring and innovative Head Teachers we'd welcome an introduction.

We will be continuing to use the Voom platform over the next month to communicate more about our real world approach and will be opening up our crowdfunder again to help bring an educational boardgame to market that we have developed with children from Martock Primary School. So please continue to follow and share our unfolding story and help us spread the word and change the educational landscape together.

Onwards and upwards - despite the obvious blow!

Julia & Creative Learning Team


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Rewards

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£5 Reward

VIP invite to our 4th birthday party on 22nd July from 6 onwards. This is for parents, children, friends and family to come and celebrate Explorium's journey so far. One ticket per person is needed.

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£10 Reward

A video thank you for believing in us and your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

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£25 Reward

A video thank you for believing in us, your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website, and a limited edition Explorium What if...? T-shirt designed by our learners.

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£50 Reward

A limited edition Explorium What if...? T-shirt designed by our learners, an Explorium slapwrist memory stick pre-loaded with creative learning challenges. As well as a video thank you for believing in us, your name on our CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

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£70 Reward

Early-bird half price membership for Explorium's after school programme at Ansford Academy. We will be open in the Autumn term for 14 weeks between 3.30-5.30pm. Days tbc.

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£100 Reward

A one day holiday Explorium Experience for two children, a limited edition Explorium What if...? T-shirt designed by our learners, an Explorium slapwrist memory stick pre-loaded with creative learning challenges, and a video thank you for believing in us and your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

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£150 Reward

If you passionately believe education has to change and support Explorium & Ansford Academy’s collaboration this reward converts your £'s into Clios - (Credit for Learning from the Inside Out). This is Explorium’s learning currency, that subsidises the cost, by up to 50%, to Ansford and their feeder primary schools attending Explorium’s centre.

£175 or more

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£175 Reward

EXPLORIUM HOLIDAY PASS - 10 days of learning at our Compton Dundon centre for the price of 5. For children age 7-14 years and valid for one year.

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£200 Reward

FLEXI-LEARNING - 6 full day sessions for the price of 5. Saving of £40.

£250 or more

£250 Reward

A half day of creative learning for 15 children at our Compton Dundon centre. We can choose a school for you if you are not local. A video thank you for believing in us and your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

£500 or more

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£500 Reward

A half day INSET training day around growth mindset, building resilience and the importance of success through failure for a teaching team of your choice OR a full day of creative learning for 15 children at our Compton Dundon centre (we can choose a school for you if you are not local). A video thank you for believing in us and your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

£500 or more

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£500 Reward

NKD Match Funding - for every £50 pledged NKD will match it with £50.

£500 or more

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£500 Reward

EXPLORIUM GOLDEN TICKET - one year of unlimited holiday and after school sessions (1 session a week during term time) at our Compton Dundon centre.

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£1,000 Reward

An INSET training day around growth mindset, building resilience and the importance of success through failure for a teaching team of your choice OR two full days of creative learning for 15 children at our Compton Dundon centre (we can choose a school for you if you are not local). We will also produce a short film to promote your involvement and support in changing the educational landscape. A video thank you for believing in us and your name on the CHANGEMAKER wall of our website.

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£5,000 Reward

EXPLORIUM EDUCATION TO EMPLOYMENT PASS £5K. ONLY TWO AVAILABLE Our founder, Julia Black, will become your child’s professional mentor until they are 18 years. She will make sure they know how to play to their strengths, make the most of their talents, and are ready to walk into a job that is right for them. This pass requires a commitment on behalf of parents and children, even when the going gets tough.

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