Online peer mentoring programme for Wiltshire Schools
Tuesday 9th June 2020
Wiltshire Council are working with Kidscape to support schools implement peer mentoring.
This programme focuses on supporting pupils mental wellbeing; aiming to give a preventative and early intervention approach to supporting pupils with low level emotional difficulties, complementing other forms of school based-support.
Upcoming dates of our virtual delivery are:
- Secondary School session- 18th June 1-3pm
- Primary School session- 25th June 12.30-2.30pm
- Secondary School session- 9th July 12.30-2.30pm
- Primary School session-23rd July 1pm-3pm
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join and for further details.
Peer Mentoring programmes are based on young people supporting each other; matching peer mentors with mentees in one-on-one relationships so they can provide guidance and support, serving as positive role models.
With appropriate training, guidance and supervision peer mentors are able to listen and support fellow pupils (mentees); helping them deal with the challenges they face that they may be struggling with.
Kidscape developed their own peer mentoring programme that has successfully been running since it was introduced to secondary schools in Wiltshire in 2016.