AFTERCARE

It's In The Doing...

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Aftercare (OVC)

Provision of a well balanced, stimulating aftercare programme to children of the
community.

Keeping young children engaged and stimulated and off the streets

 

1. Aftercare educational supplementary support 

2. Activity based programmes Psychosocial wellbeing support 
3. Psychosocial and nutritional support

Daily (Monday to Friday)

Children (Learners) 6 - 18 yrs

 

 120

A vibrant after care offering focusing on education, sports, music and cultural programmes attended by approximately 100 learners daily, who are provided with a meal every day and participation in the following

  • Homework assistance

  • Trampoline Acro Gymnastics programme Wherein our children participate, locally, nationally and internationally ..(In 2014 1 gymnast went to the World Acro Gymnastics competition in Miami USA In 2016 we had 1 acro gymnast who attended the WorldnChampionships in Turin Italy, and in 2018 we have had 1 Gymnast who has been to Belgium and has been selected for the World Acro Gymnastics competition in Argentina later this year)

  • Marimba Music Club programme where children learn to play the marimbas and get exposure to national competitions Two groups of youngsters have already toured London and won a number of categories of the International Marimba and Steel Pan Festival and various local awards

  • Art programme stimulates creativity and exposes children to a number of competitions and inter cultural experiences,

  • Chess programme to help develop strategic thinking, and mathematic abilities while providing opportunities for inter club and school competitions

  • Maths and English literacy programme for Grade 8 to 12 and have a separate programme also focusing on post matric guidance

  • A dedicated library and reading centre where children are assisted to read English to improve both their reading, comprehension and

  • pronunciation of the language

  • There is an ultra modern computer facility where the children get hands on training in computer literacy

  • Rotary Interact club started in 2015 learners obtain leadership training through leadership camps, outdoor activities and networking

  • Counselling where required

  • Holiday programmes, where funding allows