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Inter Act Workshops 2009 Overview


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Inter Act Workshops 2009 Overview

  1. 1. InterAct Workshops Working In Partnership With Extended Schools Services
  2. 2. InterAct Workshops <ul><li>InterAct provides disadvantaged youth with real opportunities to develop valuable skills for life through movement, drama and music </li></ul><ul><li>InterAct is the lead project of the Stagecoach Charitable Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Charity Number 1081561 </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2009 Workshop Locations A key part of our strategy is that workshops will be delivered in communities local to the partnership support received. Travel will be kept to a minimum Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Hillstone School Bournemouth Kinson Comm Centre Bristol St Paul’s Family Centre Cardiff Sherman Theatre Colchester Sixth Form College Croydon Archbishop Lanfranc School Edinburgh Festival Theatre Exeter Barnfield Theatre Glasgow UK Theatre School Hampton United Reformed Church Jarrow Jarrow Community Centre Leeds West Yorks Playhouse Liverpool Anfield & Breckside Comm Corner Hounslow St Johns Centre Luton The Hat Factory Nottingham St Andrew’s Hall Southampton Hollybrook School Walton On Thames Mencap Centre
  4. 4. Workshop Format T here are two main options available Either/ After School format – 30 sessions per year Or/ Holiday format – 5 sessions Mon - Fri Invaluable opportunity to develop skills for life through drama, music and movement FREE OF CHARGE Students aged 9-19 Disadvantaged children and young people from all backgrounds Special and mainstream schools and organisations
  5. 5. What Our Children Say <ul><li>“ I’ve learnt to try and push myself to the best of my ability!” Sophie, 10. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’ve learnt that even if we are different to what we are, we are all equal and to be there for one another” Nicola, 11. </li></ul><ul><li>“ What I have learnt during the week is to work as a team” </li></ul><ul><li> Shareen, 12. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’ve learnt that I can do anything without being scared and it’s given me more confidence” Daniel, 13. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Making friends doesn’t mean you have to act popular around the children. At InterAct they accept you the way you are” Feranmi, 14. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Feedback from Parents and Carers <ul><li>“ From hiding in a corner at the beginning of the week, Robert was encouraged to write a poem and, by Friday, he read it out loud with confidence and pride in front of an audience of about 40 people – WOW!!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can it run for 6 weeks next year?!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ My daughter wasn’t keen to come but really enjoyed it all. She talked non stop about it in the evenings” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Staff <ul><li>3 specialists trained in dance, drama and music </li></ul><ul><li>2 qualified assistant teachers from local schools </li></ul><ul><li>All staff CRB checked (enhanced level) </li></ul>
  8. 8. InterAct is diverse and inclusive
  9. 9. Number of children by age attending InterAct
  10. 10. Local Organisations in Partnership with InterAct Mainstream schools Special Needs schools Learning Mentors Social Workers Down’s Syndrome Parent Groups NAS (Autism) Barnardo’s Children Services Young Carers Project Action for Children, Bristol Extended Services (local Councils) Inclusion Childcare Supp (CC) Women’s Refuges City Council Youth Services HWV Community Project Bobath – Children’s Therapy Centre Priority Youth Housing EAZ - Ed Action Zone Parentline Plus Parents’ Federation ABCD - disabled/chronically ill Youth Centres Coalition of Disabled People SENCAN Parent Partnership Children’s Homes K.I.D.S. Kidscape Local school clusters Mencap Carers Groups F.A.I.R. (Advice/info for disab) Home-start Groups Children’s Society Foster Parent local groups SNAPS (Spec needs & parents supp) PSS (Personal Serv Society) UK Council for Disabled Children Loretto Care Learning and Dev. P’ship Connexions UK
  11. 11. The Future <ul><li>We want to create real ongoing value to children and young people in your area, through an after school workshop or holiday workshop provision </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 30 workshops per year </li></ul><ul><li>To launch an after school workshop in your area, we need local partners to contribute funding </li></ul><ul><li>Funding requirement is up to £12k per year </li></ul>
  12. 12. Two Options For Extended Services <ul><li>Option 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday Workshop Format </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 60 disadvantaged children will benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Monday to Friday during Easter or Summer Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Funding required to run workshop = up to £3,550 </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers £650 per week (x 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant teachers £300 per week (x 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Venue up to £500 per week </li></ul><ul><li>Admin, training, publicity and insurances £500 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Two Options For Extended Services <ul><li>Option 2 </li></ul><ul><li>After School Workshop Format </li></ul><ul><li>30-90 disadvantaged children will benefit </li></ul><ul><li>30 sessions each year during term time </li></ul><ul><li>Funding required to run after school centre = up to £12,000 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers £2,130 per annum (x 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant teachers £1,050 per annum (x 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Venue up to £1,500 per annum </li></ul><ul><li>Admin , publicity, training, insurances up to £2,000 per annum </li></ul>
  14. 14. Give Children In Your Community A Brighter Future <ul><li>Contact Mike McNulty (CEO) </li></ul><ul><li>Stagecoach Charitable Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Office: 01932 256223 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: 07939 208234 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul>