The Brunswick Club for Young People

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Service description

The Brunswick Club, funded by H&F, is responsible for the Brunswick Junior Club and the Brunswick Junior holiday activity schemes.

  • The Brunswick Junior Club is a twice-weekly open-access youth club for children in school years 2-6, with a varied, challenging programme of physical, creative, social and educational activities in a comfortable, safe, friendly environment. Personal development workshops are provided once a term, covering issues such as healthy eating, bullying and recycling.
  • The Brunswick Junior holiday activity schemes offer seven weeks of on-site and off-site play and learning at half-term and school holidays for 40 children a day. On-site activities include team olympics, arts & crafts, and football fun days. Off-site activities include swimming, trampolining, bowling and trips to Madame Tussauds, the London Eye and Chessington World of Adventures.

Funded until

31 March 2021           

Annual funding level:

£35,000

What this service achieved in the past year...

Number of residents supported:

461                

Use of volunteers:

Number of volunteers involved: 41
Number of volunteer hours delivered: 2,499
Value of volunteer hours provided: £24,365

Outcomes/impacts for residents:

  • 58% of children coming to Brunswick Juniors are now fitter
  • 76% say it has helped them get on better with other children
  • 73% now feel more confident
  • 94% feel very safe at the Brunswick Junior Club
  • 79% of parents/carers agree that Brunswick Juniors encourages children to adopt healthier lifestyles
  • 96% agree taking part in Brunswick Juniors has helped their children to become more confident
  • 97% of parents feel their children are very safe at the Brunswick Club

Funding raised:

£43,125

Other achievements/future plans

  • In the past year there have been 71 sessions of the junior club, with eight weeks of holiday schemes attended by 104 children
  • Three personal development workshops, on sports nutrition and bullying, were attended by 39 children
  • 70 healthy cooking sessions were attended by 321 children
  • The service exceeds most of its targets including numbers attending
  • There is a good retention of youngsters attending, and an impressive number of new users each year

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