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.

Content

  • 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 which you can download here 

How can I access this service?

For further information please contact the Home to School Transport Team on 0207 525 5209 or email: schooltransport@southwark.gov.uk

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.

 

Contact

For further information or to book a place on the Travel Training Bus, please call 07983 443 545 or email highways@southwark.gov.uk

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

 

The Service

Every Sunday afternoon 3.00 to 4.00. Sunday School classes for Primary, Junior and Senior (Young People). Deaf Sunday School teachers provide good role models.

 

Who is the service for?

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

 

Criteria for access to service

Anyone who wishes to use this service can do so Must be d/Deaf, 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.

  • The times are fixed 3.00 to 4.00 every Sunday afternoon.

 

How this is provided?

Parents can bring their children. Young people can travel independently. We register all attendees. https://www.metropolitantabernacle.org/Church-Details/Data-Privacy

 

How can I access this service?

Self-referral. A New Children Card for registration is required the first time anyone comes. Contact via this link  
OR email Deaf Sunday School registrar jo@metropolitantabernacle.org

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Parents can visit to see what we do.

 

Do you need to pay for this service?

No.  This is a free service funded by the Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church- a registered charity Registered 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

Email:  admin@metropolitantabernacle.org

Deaf Sunday School registrar jo@metropolitantabernacle.org

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Training provided


We run a Holiday Bible Club every Easter holiday and we publish details around March.  You can find details here and here.


Drop in service
Parents are welcome to visit our Sunday School to see what we do. Please let us know when you want to come Deaf Sunday School registrar jo@metropolitantabernacle.org
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