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Trend Youth Cafe - Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Support

posted 8 Jun 2016, 02:59 by Nat Admin   [ updated 15 Jun 2016, 06:16 ]
Message from Trend Cafe regarding provision that they are offering to Year 6 students to support their transition into Secondary School in September:

"Trend Youth Cafe is a Footprint Trust project, a charity supported by the Isle of Wight Council Youth Offer, to provide a safe space in the centre of Newport for young people to spend time, socialising, relaxing or doing homework. We offer a range of free and discounted drinks and snacks, and provide the opportunity to take part in upcycled craft activities.

Trend is open from 3:30pm to 6;00pm every school day, for young people aged between 10 and 19. We are encouraging young people who are currently in Year 6 to pop in before the end of term, and bring their parents to find out more about us.  We provide a safe environment to spend time with other students from the various Secondary schools on the Island, and can assist in developing independence skills, whether that is walking home alone, meeting a parent/carer in town or while waiting for a bus home.  We hope that knowing that there is a safe place to go, and a friendly face to talk to, will provide reassurance for parents and young people during the first few weeks of transition. 

We have a Facebook Page, Twitter Feed and we're on Instagram, where we share details of our forthcoming activities and showcase the crafts we produce. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!"

You can find out more about the Trend Cafe by visiting their website http://www.footprint-trust.co.uk/trend.html

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