The young person has learned how to increase his own expectations and realise that he has a great potential. He is behaving better and performed well in mock examinations, giving us a much better outlook of how successful his transition to secondary will be. Their project officer has been a wonderful role model for them and the impact has been clear. He has gone from being at very high risk of exclusion to very low risk and is beginning to achieve better in school. We are very hopeful for his SAT results and the outlook for the next stage in his education.
It has been great to see the young person developing in confidence and talking more about his feelings over the past weeks. He is beginning to ask for support when he needs it more regularly. He has begun to feel more confident in his abilities at school.
The young person is always happy, has a strong friendship group, behaves well and is making great progress. She is much more settled now and engages with a wide range of outside school activities.
This project experience has been a life line for both my 12 year old boy as well as myself. I’m a single mother with a child with clear special needs and at times it’s been difficult, to put it mildly. However, this project’s helped both of us and I’m most relieved to know of the after care. If I have any concerns after completing the 16-week project it’s a total relief to know I can call, ask advice and get support from people who know us and care!
I think it is a great space to share and gain insight on self and other info regarding dealing with day-to-day issues.
I found it (Parent HUB) beneficial and would attend again - found it good to find out what problems other parents face with their children and would be nice to get more advice and support on how to deal with it.
I really appreciate the continuous support and involvement for both parent and child.
Professional (Deputy Head) – A foster parent came in to see me last term to discuss her foster child’s progress and was very happy with the new language that her foster child was using. She also talked about a visit from one of your project workers that went very positively and the hope that the NoLimitz Project gave her in terms of preparing her foster child for re-integration into a main stream setting. She talked with such passion about the whole experience that a Brent Road Safety Officer that was also with me was moved to tears. A great indication of the power of a school linking with an outside agency in order to extend provision for its pupils.
I would just like to say thank you to you and all the BANG team. The work you have done has been amazing (once again) and I have now seen another child completely transformed. It’s been so lovely having you supporting these students over the past year and I really do believe that BANG has made a positive difference to their lives. I will be sure to apply for other students in future and will continue to recommend the BANG programme.