Success is a moving target. To stay ahead, we’re always thinking, sharing, and talking.
BOYS ARE AROUND 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO RECEIVE A PERMANENT OR FIXED PERIOD EXCLUSION THAN GIRLS.
BOYS WELL-BEING IS DAMAGED MORE THAN GIRLS IF THEY DO NOT SPEND ENOUGH TIME OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL WITH THEIR FRIENDS.
(THE GOOD CHILDHOOD REPORT)
THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN PERMANENTLY EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOL, ROSE BY MORE THAN 1,000 BETWEEN 2017 AND 2018
Too many children are facing challenges or disadvantages that can affect their development and threaten their future life chances, health and happiness.
The R.O.A.R Model
Age Range - 10 years +
12 weeks of bespoke mentoring with one of our highly trained creative mentors
1:1 Mentoring SupportMinimum of 12 weeks
For boys to receive 1:1 mentoring within school by a trained ROAR mentor. The purpose of the 1:1 sessions will be to build purposeful relationship, to address any needs that have arisen from the Roar journey so far and for the boys to feel empowered by their role model.
Serving Others6 weeks
Serving others in their community through acts of kindness. Eg. Gardening, cleaning, building, making.
PURPOSE: For boys to look outside of themselves, to develop empathy, kindness and communication skills.
OUTCOME: For boys to feel a sense of achievement and a sense of pride.
Over the course of the 6 weeks a group of 10 boys will be serving their community where there are hot spots of need. This will provide them with an environment to demonstrate kindness, gratitude and to serve others. This will take place outside of school and the boys will be transported to different locations.
Developing Skills6 weeks
Developing an existing skill or talent or trying new skills and stepping out into new opportunities.
EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES: Coding, map reading , dog grooming, building.
PURPOSE: For boys to develop their skills and strengths.
OUTCOME: For boys to identify their strengths and skills, to feel a sense of achievement for trying something new or developing themselves further.
Mental Health and Wellbeing6 weeks
Keeping physically fit as part of a team.
Group work around expectations of what it means to be a man, expressing and identifying emotions and strategies to channel big feelings.
EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES: Football, cricket, running, boxing, cross-fit, walking up a mountain.
PURPOSE: For boys to keep physically fit whilst understanding the importance of teamwork. Importance of physical health and its impact on mental health.
OUTCOME: For boys to develop their group work skills, communication skills through sport and group activities. To be provided with strategies for managing feelings and worries.