'Back to school Scheme'
As part of our work, Second Chance operate a ‘back to school’ scheme for inner city children. Taking referrals from schools or social services, we work at reintegrating non-attendees back into regular full time education.
Charity information: Second Chance
Taking referrals from schools or social services, we work at reintegrating non-attendees back into regular full time education. These children are not attending school for a variety of reasons; They may have been permanently excluded, parentally neglected, or they may be ‘school phobic’, to name a few. Whatever the reason, we work with them to get them back into full time education gradually and support them when they are back.
Reintegrate non-atendees back into full time education
Activities» playing ‘catch up’ academically in our own classroom suite, through turning up on their doorstep and taking them to school, to staying in school with
What success will look like
Success will be...Reintegrating non-atendees back into full time education
- Seeing a change in behavioural patterns, so as to be acceptable by schools and peers
- Seeing a change in the confidence level of the young person, so as to interact with peers and teachers at school
- Helping the young person to acquire basic skills so that they do not have to ‘hide’ behind false patterns of behaviour
- Seeing the young person back in full time education
Regular updates on the progress of the scheme will be sent to them in the post.
Budget - Project Cost: £27,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £20,000 Youth Worker Youth Worker Salary £2,500 Administration Insurance/Volunteer Expenses/Staff Training/Equipment £4,500 Educational Residentials EducationalResidential Courses that we run
Inner city areas, currently mainly Portsmouth & Guildford
Children, Education Authorities, Schools, Parents, Teachers
We want to build and expand upon the success that we are already seeing in this project, as we continue to work with local schools and authorities.
We already have a great success record and a great reputation and respect amongst local schools and authorities.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Youth Worker (Back to School Scheme Co-ordinator)