A long-lasting positive 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 - CopyThe 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