Holiday Club Sessions

We would like to thank the Shanley Foundation for supporting us with CHEXS Holiday Club Sessions 2022-23.

The Holiday Clubs funded by the Shanley Foundation and Peabody run all year throughout the majority of the school holidays. They are free clubs in place for our GROWTH and Afterschool Club children that we support year round.

These holiday clubs are in place to help build on the skills we teach and support in our programmes through the year, working on valuable life skills and most of all having fun.

The planning for these sessions is based upon the four pillars that CHEXS works towards, building resilience within our young people, encouraging them to have better aspirations and goals, regardless of how large and having a meaning to our activities to enable our young people to feel empowered and purposeful in what they are taking part in.

These allow for our young people to meet others from different local primary schools and make connections that they may not make in everyday life. Most of our Holiday Club Sessions took place in the lovely grounds of Holdbrook Primary School giving us the benefit of having some outside space for leadership and team work activities.

Other sessions took place at the Rosedale Community Church, Cuffley Youth Centre and Cheshunt 1st Scouts Hall. We incorporate both craft, team building and creative activities to ensure that all our young people’s strengths are built upon and they can be encouraged to step outside of their comfort zone to make social connections and try new things that they may not do at home or school.

We also play sport and team building games in the open outside space, promoting healthy lifestyles, team work and leadership.

Young Person Quotes:

“I love CHEXS holiday club, it helps me to play with new people”

“I come to have fun, you see people and play games”

“It’s been good to get outside and play on the school’s equipment. I usually play on gadgets and play inside. I made new friends”.

“It’s good at CHEXS because it’s helped me with my communication skills”.

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