Krunch Juniors

Our Service

  • One to one sessions with experienced mentors who are skilled at building trusting relationships with children in a creative and confidential manner.
  • We aim to help children understand how to make positive, safe and healthy choices as they mature
  • Sessions are delivered in a fun and relaxed manner using a variety of activities
  • Likely topics of discussion will be: Identifying strengths and qualities, the value of boundaries and rules, investigating self-worth and addressing confidence issues, peer relationships, preparing for transition to secondary school
  • Regular communication with the referring agency and attendance at multi-agency meetings when necessary in the best interests of the young person


Target Group

  • Children aged 9-11 years (Years 5 & 6) whose rate of learning and/or level of motivation is suffering because of behavioural, social or emotional issues
  • Children whose emotional health and well-being need a boost!
  • Those who have been excluded, or are at risk of exclusion
  • Young people who need confidential support for personal issues of any kind


Length of programme/sessions…

  • Sessions can last between 1 and 2 hours depending on the needs of the childSAM_0688
  • and mentor availability
  • Minimum 10-week programme recommended
  • Sessions can be at Krunch premises or at your premise.

We do not offer full-time respite placements but you can make Krunch sessions part of your pupils 25hr a week timetable

  • We set targets and review them regularly and agree on a reporting structure with referring agencies that suits
  • A bespoke package for an individual can include more than one session a week



Mentoring fees – Please contact us for our latest prices.

Units of work will be based on the presenting needs of the pupil
Accreditation and certification with AQA Unit Award Scheme is available at an additional cost per unit achieved


General information

  • All Krunch staff undergo an enhanced DBS check and Safeguarding Training
  • Krunch has public liability insurance, a current Safeguarding Policy, Health and Safety risk assessed workshops and many of our staff are First Aid trained
  • A referral form must be completed for each young person referred to Krunch and a key worker must be named with whom we can liaise
  • We regularly review all placements with the referring agency to ensure that Krunch is meeting the needs of the young person



I have been delighted with the success of these initial referrals and would not hesitate to refer other young people to Krunch. Ivan particularly impressed with the quality of mentoring and the genuine warmth displayed by Krunch staff in offering acceptance and support to my clients.

National Probation Service