Evidenced and lasting impact

Social & Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEALs)

Cause YOU Can‘s input has had a long-lasting, positive emotional effect on the pupils involved.” Teacher, Granton Primary School

“I’ve made friends! I don’t feel lonely anymore.Catherine, 11

“I have seen a lot of positive changes since my daugther attended the workshops… Her behaviour has shifted.” Parent, St Bernadette Junior School

Maya & Elise, Brixton Library

Participation and academic attainment

“I’ve learnt not to be shy and to participate.” Kajarn, 10

“He believes in himself now and has improved in his school work.” Parent, Granton

We have noticed a ‘knock-on’ effect this term. The children are taking a more vocal part in their class activities and peer groups.” Teacher, Granton Primary School

“The children involved are being more vocal in class and have a ‘Can do!’ attitude.” Teacher, St Andrew’s Church of England Primary school

CYC Workshops

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Emotional well-being

“The children enjoyed being filmed, acting, creating the scripts and working with their young mentors.” Teacher, Herbert Morrison Primary School

“It was really clear from the performance how much the children have enjoyed the workshops.” Louise Palmer, Community Development Officer, OPEN UP

“The children thoroughly enjoyed the individual attention they received and the themes that were discussed.” Teacher, Herbert Morrison

Miriam & Matilda, Brixton Library

Gerisha and Holly, Brixton Library 14

Confidence and self-esteem

“When I’m singing, I feel confident! I feel like I can do more things like singing…” Najwa, 7

“My daughter has grown in confidence. She’s become more outspoken at home. She is showing greater enthusiasm to try new things and shows more openness to others.” Parent, St Bernadette Junior School

“The children who attended greatly benefited from the experience. Those who previously seemed to have low self-esteem were well practised with their lines and delivered them with confidence.” Headteacher, St Bernadette

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Abenizer, Brixton Library

Social and communication skills

“I like it because we learn to listen to each other and to work together.” Freya, 8

2014-08-06 16.51.39 - Copy“The shy and reserved students shone on stage! Parents commented that they had seen a positive change in the behaviour of their child, who had become more confident when speaking with adults outside of school…”   Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

“The children were incredibly focused and brilliant in their performance! One of my pupils spoke (a lot!) and he’s normally quiet.” Teacher, Herbert Morrison

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“We were amazed that the children performed to an audience, including the parents, free from fear or inhibitions! The performance was well attended and supported.” Senior Lead for Inclusion, St Bernadette Junior School