Mentoring

Our Service

  • photo 3One to one sessions with experienced mentors who are skilled at building trusting relationships with young people in a confidential manner.
  • Supporting young people to work through difficult issues which are barriers to learning and positive progression.
  • Sessions focussed around an accredited personal development programme  which encourages self awareness, achievement and the development of relevant life skills.
  • Signposting young people to positive activities and opportunities outside of school.
  • Regular communication with the referring agency and attendance at multi agency meetings when necessary in the best interests of the young person.

 

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Target Group

  • Young people 9-19 years whose rate of learning and/or level of motivation is suffering because of behavioural, social or emotional issues.
  • Those who have been excluded, or are at risk of exclusion.
  • Young people who need confidential support for personal issues of any kind.
  • Children whose emotional health and well-being needs a boost!.

 

Length of programme/sessions

  • Sessions can last between 1 and 2 hours depending on the needs of the young person and mentor availability.
  • Minimum 12 week programme recommended.
  • Sessions can be at Krunch premises or at your premises.
  • We do not offer full time respite placements but you can make Krunch sessions part of your pupil’s 25hr a week timetable.
  • We set targets and review them regularly and agree a reporting structure with referring agencies that suits.
  • A bespoke package for an individual can include more than one session a week.

 

Cost

  • Mentoring for individuals – Please call us for our latest prices
  • Units of work will be based around the social and emotional issues relating to peer pressure, self confidence/esteem, making positive plans for the future and law and order.
  • Accreditation and certification with Open College Network West Midlands and/or AQA Unit Award Scheme is available at an additional cost per unit achieved.

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General Information

  • All Krunch staff undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services 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.

Testimonial

Krunch is like the best club what you do fun stuff in!

Year 5 Pupil