Ready, Set, Grow is a collection of individual packages that run 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6 weeks and have been developed with the input from Mahdlo members to ensure the programmes are relevant and meaningful to young people.
Each programme has its own individual costing that covers all materials and resources. In addition all young people taking part in any of the below programmes will receive AQA Accreditation.
Life skills:
  • Money wise ages 13+ – Supports young people to be money wise including setting up bank accounts, budgeting, managing finance, debt, credit cards etc
  • Branching Out 13+ –The programme explores housing, utilities, access to benefits and employment, household management and other associated issues evolving form living independently.   
  • Outdoor Explorers ages 8 - 16 – A taster of our successful Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  These experiences will pave the way for pupils to become skilled in the outdoors, the pupils will take part in activities such as bush craft, tent building, survival skills and walking  and adventure expeditions to local beauty and nature spots.   Pupils will also learn about their own environment, growing your own vegetables and choosing healthier options to eat and drink and much more.
  • Lemonade project 14 - 16 –  The Lemonade Project is a programme designed using the ‘Resilience Framework’ (Hart el al. 2012) to address issues of self-harm and self-destructive behaviours in young people aged 14-16 and build resilience in young people at risk of self-harming behaviour. This can be delivered to a whole class
  • Jamie Oliver ages 12 – 16 years – Jamie’s Ministry of Food is a practical and hands-on cooking programme that teaches young people how to cook from scratch. All classes use Jamie Oliver recipes and resources, specifically developed with nutrition and balance in mind, and aim to build pupil’s confidence to cook good, affordable, nutritious meals for themselves and their families.
  • Sports Leaders Award 13+  – Become the next leader in your community and learn how to be a sports leader. Pupils on this Sports Leadership programme will learn and demonstrate important life skills such as effective communication and organisation whilst learning to lead basic physical activities to younger people and their peers within the community.