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Programme of work - Junior Youth Work

The Penny Pritchard Show

In true Jeremy Kyle style it showcases the talent of some of our junior members while hammering home key messages about bullying.

If you came along to our 10th anniversary celebrations you could be in the audience!!!!

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Junior Youth Work - The past two years has witnessed the junior youth workintroduction of work with 8-12 year olds at The Box Youth Project. We currently run three afterschool sessions each week offering children opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities that have included outdoor play, cookery, arts and crafts, circle games, drama and music.

Discussions within sessions have touched upon topics that are important to children making the transition from primary to secondary school. Examples of discussions/projects that have taken place are internet safety, cyber bullying, stranger danger, bullying, smoking.

junior workWith funding from Awards 4 All, and sunderland children have had opportunities to participate in outings to a variety of places that have included Edinburgh Zoo, Beamish Museum, The Life Centre, The Sealife Centre, Adventureland, and the Forbidden Corner during school holiday periods.

Groups have also visited farms, theme parks, beaches, parks and other local places of interest. At Easter this year ten 8-10 year olds climbed the equivalent height of Mount Everest at Penshaw Monument, raising£240 for Project Gambia.

During the summer term nine children have worked together to produce a short piece of drama about bullying…check this out on our website!

The Box Youth Project, Hall Farm Road, Hall Farm, Sunderland, SR3 2UY. 0191 522 5031, Fax: 0191 522 8460, theboxyouthproject@googlemail.com