Full information about Global Mash Up for parents/guardians is available to download here. A registration form can be downloaded here. A participant ‘Tell us about YOU’ form can be downloaded here.

Where and When is Global Mash Up?

Global Mash Up will take place at Leeds City Academy:

Bedford Field, Woodhouse Cliff, Leeds LS6 2LG

Please be on time to ensure your child gains the most out of their experience. We expect your child to attend all sessions unless otherwise arranged, if your child is ill please phone ahead on the number: 07761 777 956.

Monday 29th October
Arrival/Registration – 9am Collection – 3:00pm
Tuesday 30th October
Arrival – 9am Collection – 3:00pm
Wednesday 31st October
Arrival – 9am Collection – 3:00pm
Thursday 1st November
Arrival – 9am Collection – 3:00pm
Friday 2nd November
Arrival – 9am  Performance 12:30pm* Collection/Departure – 1:30pm

*on the Friday the children will have the opportunity to share a performance of the work they have created during the week. We would like to invite family and friends to attend this event, please arrive by 12:15pm for a 12:30pm start. Parents will be allowed to take children home after the performance.


Global Mash Up is an activity week for children and young people aged 8-16.

In order to participate fully, your child must have:

  • A completed registration form, we will not allow you to leave your child in our care if we have not received this. You can download this form here. Please ensure you send us your child’s completed form via email to olivia@gcfoundation.co.uk or post to:
    Geraldine Connor Foundation
    Mill 2, 2nd Floor, Suite D
    Mabgate Mills
    LS9 7DZ
    Please ensure you have sent this completed to us by Friday 26th October 2018 in order to secure a place for your child.
  • A completed Participant ‘Tell us about YOU’ Form. If you are unable to print this form off at home, we’ll have copies for your child to complete on the first morning of the activity week. This form can be downloaded here.
  • A healthy packed lunch with plenty to drink to keep them hydrated
  • All medications packed in a clear bag with your child’s name and full instructions – please insure a member of staff is aware of your child’s medication requirements at registration on Monday 29th October
  • Ensure you child comes dressed in trainers or other appropriate footwear and loose comfortable clothing
  • Breeze Card (optional)

Please do not bring valuables as they can easily get displaced or broken.

Special Requirements and Additional Needs

If your child has any special requirements such as dietary restrictions or additional support needs, please inform us using the registration form or get in touch if you would like to chat to us more. Either email olivia@gcfoundation.co.uk or call on the office number at 0113 243 1166.

Child Protection

The child protection officer on this project is Selina McGonagle. If you have any concerns please contact her on selina@gcfoundation.co.uk.

Breeze Culture Monitoring

In order to monitor activities for children in Leeds, the Geraldine Connor Foundation is part of the Breeze card scheme. The Breeze Card enables young people to receive discounts on sports and entertainment as well borrow books from libraries in Leeds. If you child already has a Breeze Card, please bring it to registration on Monday 29th October at 9am. If you would like to find out more or purchase a Breeze card you can do so here.

Alternatively, we will have Breeze Card’s available on the day.

Emergency Contact Details

We understand that sometimes things go wrong and you may be running late or need to contact your child.

EMERGENCY NUMBER: 07761 777 956

*Please save this number in your phone, we will use this number to contact you if needed.

If you have any queries prior to the workshop week you can contact the GCF office at 0113 243 1166 or via email at olivia@gcfoundation.co.uk.

Full information about Global Mash Up for parents/guardians is available to download here. A registration form can be downloaded hereA participant ‘Tell us about YOU’ form can be downloaded here.


Global Mash Up 2018 has been funded by the Inner North West Community Committee and is part of Child Friendly Leeds.