Training Programmes for Children and Young People

Our Bullying Awareness Champion training is based on young people supporting each other. Our aim is to increase the confidence of children by providing an empowering and practical workshop that shares practical techniques for recognising and responding to bullying situations, while developing a positive sense of self to take on the Champion role within their school. The 2 hour interactive workshop is classroom based and involves a mixture of activities, role plays and discussions.


  • Help children feel safer - explore the feelings and emotions involved in bullying
  • Help children understand bullying behaviour – how to tell the difference between banter, conflict and bullying
  • Support children to help others – understand the role of the bystander in situations of bullying
  • Share tools and techniques to support resilience and assertiveness 
  • Increase levels of confidence in managing a potentially bullying situation, while developing a positive sense of self

For further information or to book a place, please visit the Kidscape website.

A to B Travel Training is where an Individual Travel Trainer provides individual support to a child or young person learning to travel a particular route. This might be to and from school or college.

Who is this service for?

This training is available to children and young people who have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan; and who qualify for receiving Travel Assistance in line with the criteria of Southwark’s Travel Assistance policy.

How can I access this service?

For further information please contact the Home to School Transport Team:
Tel: 0207 525 5209

Come along to improve your road and personal safety skills and build your confidence.  Benefits include: 

  • Increased opportunities both for learning, social and job prospects.

  • Increases independence and use of own initiative

  • Provides greater freedom to eventually become less reliant on friends and family

  • Raises self confidence

  • Develops social skills


Monthly training bus

The training bus is a 90-minute interactive journey. Scenarios cover personal and road safety whilst traveling alone enabling participants to make full use of London's bus network.

The programme was developed with our partners, The Metropolitan Police Safer Transport Team, Arriva, TfL Travel Mentoring Service and Parent Partnership.



For further information or to book a place on the Travel Training Bus, please call 07983 443 545 or email

Teaching from the Bible in British Sign Language (BSL). We use Visual Aids and encourage questions. We teach at the pace that the children and young people.

The Service

Every Sunday afternoon 3pm to 4pm. We provide Sunday School classes for Primary, Junior and Senior (Young People).

Who is the service for?

This is for anyone who is d/Deaf, who find English hard to access, who are aged 5-18 years.

Criteria for access to service

Anyone who wishes to use this service must be d/Deaf, and wanting communication via Sign Language and visuals.

Accessibility of this service

  • The church building has a wheelchair lift and accessible disabled toilets.

  • Deaf BSL users can access this service in their own language.

  • Speech is included for those who use cochlear implants.

  • One of our minibuses or cars might be able to collect your children for Sunday School. Call us on 020 7735 7076 or

  • Parents can bring their children. Young people can travel independently. We register all attendees. 


How can I access this service?

Self-referral. A New Children Card for registration is required the first time anyone comes.

Email Deaf Sunday School registrar

Text or call: 07757061305

Do you need to pay for this service?

No.  This is a free service funded by the Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church. We are a registered charity, under charity number 1151218.

Confidentiality and Impartiality

We provide moral support to children and young people to boost their confidence in new situations. We have a high standard of confidentiality for all our children and young people. All staff undergo DBS checks.

Contact details
The church office or Deaf Sunday School registrar can be contacted anytime.

Address: Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SD

Telephone 020 7735 7076


Deaf Sunday School registrar

Metropolitan Tabernacle Website

Deaf Sunday School - Facebook

Learning for Life focuses on the Relationships and Sexual Education curriculum. Current resources explore Growing Up and Keeping Safe, Emotions, Puberty, and Caring Friendships. These FREE resources are created with specialist teachers and speech and language therapists, for young people with Down’s syndrome and other SEN.

How is the service provided?

Through online resources accessed via the Learn and Thrive website



Additional information

For primary/secondary age children with Down's Syndrome, Autism and neurodivergence, and other SEND.  Taught in an age appropriate way right up to young adults.

Teach Me Too provides FREE resources for children aged 2 - 7 with SEN. It covers Literacy, Maths, the Wider Curriculum, Exploring Language, and Language through Play. Created with specialist speech and language therapists for children with Down’s syndrome/ SEN, to be used at home, in school, or support groups.

How is the service provided?

Through online resources accessed via the Learn and Thrive website.



Additional information

Specific focus on Down's Syndrome, and in children in early years and KS1. However, these resources are widely used by other children, including those with Autism, other neurodivergence's, and neurotypical children.