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Project details

Reduction type

Primary prevention


Area

Sheffield


Funding amount

£20,000


Purpose

73 students supported who were at risk of criminal exploitation, on the periphery or involvement in gang organisations and/or at risk of further fixed term exclusion or permanent exclusion

Quick summary

73 students have benefited from this project by attending an hour session each week to build resilience, regulate emotion, raise self-esteem and develop healthy relationships with adults and peers, resulting in a reduction in negative behaviour points, reduced number of fixed term and permanent exclusions, increased school attendance, increased aspirations and attainment.


The funding enabled LINCS Continuum/Think for the Future project to engage 73 students between the age of  11-16 to undertake the resilience mentoring. The programme delivered significant outcomes like, reduction in negative behaviour points, reduced number of fixed term and permanent exclusions, increased school attendance, increased aspirations and attainment. 1 hour session each week that has been permanently added to their individual school timetables.

The students have developed skills to build resilience, regulate emotion, raise self-esteem and develop healthy relationships with adults and peers, stretching the benefits  to the communities.

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