Early Intervention

Kickstart Intervention

At Kickstart we offer a three-tier intervention programme. Therapeutic work This is specialist targeted support for youngsters whom are struggling with emotional regulation to the degree it is impacting on their education and development at home, and in a school setting or provision. The sessions are based on creative art, design or play dependent on…
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Smart Choices – Early Intervention Programme

Kickstart offer intensive mentoring for primary school pupils who may require in-school support for a variety of reasons. The majority of pupils that are identified and considered ‘vulnerable’ may have difficulties in socialising, communicating, confidence and self-esteem. (Ofsted, 2011) identified that concerns fall into three main categories: • Behavioural Difficulties – aggression, ‘acting out’ •…
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Punching for Progress

Non-contact boxing sessions to educate about healthy choices, improve activity, and learn new skills….. Kickstart’s amateur boxing coach has been delivering non-contact boxing sessions in Wigan, Leigh, Salford and Trafford.   Over the last 12 months, Year 6 pupils at Sacred Heart Primary School in Leigh have been benefitting from non-contact boxing  classes on Tuesday…
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Smart Choices – Green Fingers

Green Fingers With Smart Choices Kickstart, in Partnership with City West has been working with pupils from Westwood Park Community Primary School in Eccles to deliver the brand new intervention programme ‘Smart Choices’. Pupils from year 3 were selected to take part in the programme which lasts 10 weeks and is aimed at reducing anti-social…
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Sugar Smart With Kickstart

Pupils at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School have been getting ‘Sugar Smart’ with Kickstart during their healthy lifestyle sessions. During the six weekly lunch time sessions students have been finding out about the sugar content in their favourite food and drinks and how to make healthier choices when choosing their snacks. The year 6 pupils said…
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Smart Choices

Westwood and Alder Park Tenants and Residents Association, City West Housing and Kickstart Education have obtained funding via the Police and Crime Commissioner to launch the new ‘Smart Choices’ project.  The 10 week programme is designed to work with children aged 7-11 and address issues such as crime and consequence, healthy lifestyles, emotional literacy, problem…
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