We aim to promote a sense of well-being and purpose in young people so that they feel better equipped to progress, move on and lead fulfilling lives: a stepping stone to a brighter future. We are a team of people who are passionate and committed to helping young people succeed in life. Our members of staff, and volunteers have a wide range of experience, skills and qualifications in teaching, coaching and beyond.
A4S offers a programme of personalised training, all tailored to the individuals interests. Sessions are run on a 1:1 basis with qualified male coaches and activities such as angling & environmental maintenance, along with carpentry, aquatics and catering can help students to re-engage with education. Opportunities are given to gain valuable life-changing Gateway qualifications; work positively with others; and build confidence, self-esteem and aspirations.
Our positive steps program is aimed at young females aged 8-18, with sessions being run on a 1:1 basis with a qualified experienced female coach. We offer a range of activities on this program including; Creative design, Photography, Catering, Health and Social Care. All sessions are tailored to the individuals interests with an opportunity to gain Gateway qualifications, building up confidence and self esteem,
Our Primary Project is an early intervention for boys and girls aged 8-11. The aim of this project is to support primary school age children who are disadvantaged in some way, through 1:1 mentoring, doing a practical activity where they can achieve success and enjoy learning. We will also help students
to manage difficult feelings and to give them tools to help them behave appropriately and to build positive long term friendships.