After School Groups, Age 5 -16 (Tuesday – Thursday)

We currently offer a number of different after school groups for registered Young Carers to attend. The groups allow the Young Carers to participate in art and crafts, sports, team building games, themed activities and much more. A small snack and a drink is provided. Young Carers can access emotional support, advice and information at the groups if needed. Young Carers are regularly consulted regarding after school groups and school holiday activities. Programmes are delivered based on the preferences and wishes of Young Carers.

Tuesday - Weekly After School Club (Age 5 - End of Year 2)
4.00pm - 5:30pm
Marsden Road Office
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Young Carers Aged 5 – End of Year 2

Young Carers registered with the project are given the opportunity to participate in a number of varied activities at this weekly after school respite group. Young Carers will be invited to participate in different sessions each week including Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Story Time, Sports, Games and many more !!

Unfortunately there is limited availability at this after school group and so we ask you to please book a space for the Young Carer you wish to attend. You can do this via text, telephone, Facebook or email . Contact details can be found on the contact page of this website.

What to Bring With You?

Please ensure each Young Carer attending the after school respite group arrives with:

  • A Coat (We may go outside or to a nearby park or outside to play sports)
  • Clothing you don’t mind getting dirty (We often have an art and craft session which can include paint)
  • Sensible Footwear (We may head into the sports hall for some games)

Mobile Phones

We do not permit mobile phones at this after school group. If a Young Carer arrives with a mobile phone they will be asked switch the power off and keep it in their bag. If this is not possible then a member of staff may keep it safe until the end of the session.

Wednesday- Weekly After School Club (Year 3 - Year 6)
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ocean Road Community Centre
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Age groups, Year 3 – Year 6

Young Carers Aged 5 – End of Year 2

Young Carers registered with the project are given the opportunity to participate in a number of varied activities at this weekly after school respite group. Young Carers will be invited to participate in different sessions each week including Arts and Crafts Projects, Sport and Exercise, Cooking, Trips to the Park, Team Building Games and many more !!

What to Bring With You?

Please ensure each Young Carer attending the after school respite group arrives with:

  • A Coat (We may go outside or to a nearby park or outside to play sports)
  • Clothing you don’t mind getting dirty (We often have an art and craft session which can include paint)
  • Sensible Footwear (We may head into the sports hall for some games)

Mobile Phones

We do not permit mobile phones at this after school group. If a Young Carer arrives with a mobile phone they will be asked switch the power off and keep it in their bag. If this is not possible then a member of staff may keep it safe until the end of the session.

Thursday - After School Club (Year 7 - Year 11)
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ocean Road Community Centre
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Age Groups, Year 7 – Year 11.

The Thursday group is for Young Carers in Year 7 – Year 11 and is usually  held on the first and third Thursday of every month (this can change depending on when the school half term holidays are). Young Carers are invited to pop along to chill out with friends and have some time away from their caring responsibilities. This after school respite group is very relaxed and Young Carers are able to participate in a number of different activities. We regularly go out for meals and participle in experiences the Young Carers choose i.e. Bowling, Mini Golf, Going For Ice Cream.

Please find below the upcoming dates for 2019:

  • Thursday 17th January 2019
  • Thursday 7th February 2019
  • Thursday 28th February 2019
  • Thursday 7th March 2019
  • Thursday 21st March 2019
  • Thursday 4th April 2019
  • Thursday 25th April 2019
  • Thursday 2nd May 2019
  • Thursday 16th May 2019
  • Thursday 6th June 2019
  • Thursday 20th June 2019
  • Thursday 4th July 2019