The Principles of the Stretch Programme
Who is the Stretch Programme For? The following is a statement used by one school
As a school we try to provide opportunities for leadership for all of our students however due to the unique experiences available on the Grass Routes programme we have selected students who may, in the past have lacked the confidence to push themselves forward.
We have also chosen students who whilst confident and enjoy a challenge, would benefit from the opportunity to further develop their soft skills. In particular, we want these children to thrive in team situations and positively interact with an increased range of personalities.
A Sample Stretch Programme
The above programme is the skeleton of a programme which the young people will contribute to, deciding what activities they would like to do in the blank activity days.
What does the School need to Provide?
- Passionate, pro-active, top down support
- An administrator to manage the Key internal - external interface between the School, Grass Routes, Future Quest and Parents
- A small committed staff team, who are respected and known by the participants. Responsible for welfare and discipline issues