Details of our tailored after-school clubs for referred secondary-aged children (11-19) is given below. Please contact SELFA if you would like your child/children to attend.
Girls Rock Club
Held at Trinty Church, Westmoreland Street, Skipton on Mondays 4.00pm to 5.30pm.
A weekly club aimed at girls who could benefit from a group promoting social interaction, independence and increasing self-confidence. The group provides an opportunity for girls to make friends, receive support and learn valuable life-skills all through fun activities such as cooking, crafts, sports, trips and community-based projects which are decided on by the girls. By accessing the group girls will be given opportunities to achieve awards such as sports leaders, arts awards and first aid. Ages: Secondary (11-19)
Held at Ings Primary School, Thursdays 6.45pm – 8.15pm.
A short 6 week course to promote positive wellbeing. The sessions focus on building self-esteem, confidence and resilience through small group activities. The sessions will have a main focus of: understanding emotions, strategies to improve bad days and roleplay, as well as social activities such as games, cooking and going to a café.
SELFA Sports Leaders
Held at The Skipton Academy, Mondays 3.45pm – 5.00pm.
A club run by Sam Pickard offering a range of sports including archery, fencing and Ultimate Frisbee at weekly term-time sessions. Ages: Secondary (11-19)
Weekly clubs aimed at young people aged 11-19 years (secondary school) could benefit from a group promoting social interaction, independence and self-confidence. The group provides an opportunity for young people to make friends, have new opportunities and learn important life-skills in a supportive environment. All activities are chosen and influenced by the young people and include cooking, crafts and sports. By accessing the group young people are given opportunities to achieve awards such as sports leaders, arts awards, British sign language etc.
We run 3 separate groups:
• Bentham Youth Café: Mondays from 6.30pm – 8pm
• Ings School, Skipton: Wednesdays 4.00pm – 5.30pm (Years 7 – 9)
• Skipton Academy: Thursdays 5.00pm – 6.30pm (Years 10+)