We launch the programme with an Aspiration Presentation, the CHEXS team members deliver the aspirational talk and discuss the benefits of the projects. To motivate and inspire the students to think about their goals, expectations and confidence to step outside of their comfort zone, helping them to achieve their personal goals.
Model Mentor Programme within Outreach Setting / Referrers Setting Enrichment
This aids inclusion, support and mentoring between the different age groups, building relationships with tangible projects for the child/young person being motivated and engaged. The team take targeted secondary young people to work with primary children to create something that can be displayed within their primary school i.e. willow deer. The young people become confident mentors, taking responsibility for being positive role models and the children respond well to their leadership whilst enjoying using natural materials to create structures that can be enjoyed by the whole community.
Link to school education – Help raise attainment, achievement, attendance, behaviour, confidence, self- esteem. Protective Behaviour strategies gained. Build support networks with school, home, community life. Enhance the appearance and encourage ownership of the local area. Aids inclusion, support and mentoring between the different age groups. Life skills developed: i.e. teamwork and problem-solving. The young people become motivated and engaged, gaining a sense of achievement and ownership.
The CHEXS team mentor young people with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties who volunteer in local community areas where they can achieve tasks and experience working as a team to enhance and develop the community areas with tangible results. Young people are given the opportunity to choose between areas of work and to consider how it can be developed. They participate in habitat management, scrub clearance, dead hedge construction and engage with local community members to help support and steer the project
Build positive relationships within the local community. Link to school education – help raise attainment, achievement, attendance and behaviour. Young people become positive role models. Build support networks with school, home and community life. Enhances the appearance and encourages ownership of the local area.
This programme educates young people about both positive and negative life choices and the consequences of their actions. The project tackles the sensitive subjects that are a part of the young person’s life and can be tailored to suit the needs of the group. Programmes include a team building activity day followed by interactive information sessions about risk-taking behaviours, independent living and how to keep themselves safe. Young people gain an increased knowledge of sexual health, drugs and alcohol abuse, internet safety, relationships and financial aspects of living away from home leading to improved aspirations.
Young people have increased knowledge of sexual health, drugs and alcohol abuse, internet safety and financial aspects of living away from home leading to improved aspirations.
All the children who participated in the programme are invited to attend our annualcommunity event to be presented with a certificate to celebrate the achievements of the young people and children we have worked with.