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Alternative Learning Provision & Mentoring Services Offer/Options

Positive Mentoring Scheme

Positive Mentoring is designed to give young people an opportunity to engage within purposeful activity, enrichment and vocational sessions AM or PM outside of the school setting. Sessions are 0900hrs – 1200hrs (3hrs) and 1200hrs – 1500hrs (3hrs).

Sessions can be accessed as many times as the school would like, from one session a week to five sessions a week.

All sessions consist of activities that meet the interests of the young person and aim to engage them whilst addressing behaviours, attitudes, building self esteem and confidence, whilst raising ambitions and aspirations.

  • Times: 09:00hrs – 12:00hrs or 12:00hrs – 15:00hrs
  • Sessions run Monday to Friday
  • Suitable for primary, secondary and post 16 children and young people.

To make a referral to our Positive Mentoring Scheme, please visit our referral page and complete our referral.

ISM – In School Mentoring Offer

Our in school mentoring offer “ISM” consists of our team members delivering support, advice and guidance onsite within school settings to children and young people during the core school day. Aiding in achieving SMART targets and goals, enabling children and young people to focus on proactive learning and development. Focusing on soft skills and behaviour boundaries along with building confidence and self esteem.

  • Times: 09:00hrs – 12:00hrs or 12:00hrs – 15:00hrs
  • Sessions run Monday to Friday
  • Suitable for primary, secondary and post 16 children and young people.

To make a referral to our in school mentoring offer “ISM”, please visit our referral page and complete our referral.

1 – 2 Day Mentoring Services

At SGSE, our one or two day mentoring provision is focused on personal support, assistance, encouragement and inspiring children and young people.

During these weekly sessions children and young people have the opportunity to have rest bite from their normal provision settings, where they will partake in purposeful and enriching activities, with a focus on mixture of short and long term SMART objectives identified.

A strong focus on soft skills development such as motivation and confidence is delivered, as well as more tangible hard results.

Targets may change after each month, if new goals are identified or amended.

  • Times: 09:00hrs – 15:00hrs
  • Sessions run Monday to Friday
  • Suitable for primary, secondary and post 16 children and young people.

To make a referral for our 1 to 2 day mentoring services, please visit our referral page and complete our referral form.

3 – 5 Day Alternative Learning Provision and Mentoring Services

Our 3 to 5 day alternative learning and mentoring provision offers all learners positive experiences, opportunities and education, enabling them to engage, enjoy and achieve, whilst continually learning and developing themselves academically, socially and emotionally.

We provide a broad variety of placements and our own sites that meet the needs and interests of all learners that are referred to us.

These placements are located across South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Gloucester and Somerset.

We have a passion for enabling all learners to develop themselves in all areas of their educational learner journey, as well as developing their confidence, motivation, ambitions, aspirations and functional and life skills. We are an approved deliverer of various qualifications via approved awarding bodies.

Our timetable of delivery is structured to meet the needs of the learner which can also include enrichment activities out of the core delivery day.

All of our learners have a plan set out within their initial induction to achieve real accredited educational and life skill outcomes.

All progress and achievement is tracked and monitored, and daily updates are cascaded appropriately.

Introducing a learner to provision provided by SGSE will give them an opportunity to progress and build on existing skills and qualities that aid in building a positive future academically and socially.

  • Times: 09:00hrs – 15:00hrs
  • Our provision and core delivery is Monday to Friday.
  • Suitable for primary, secondary and post 16 children and young people.

To make a referral for our 3 to 5 day alternative learning and mentoring services, please visit our referral page and complete our referral form.

Included within all provision options

  • Travel
  • Collection and drop off all learners.
  • Lunch is provided for every day.
  • Resources and Activities
Learning & Mentoring

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