We offer support to complete homework tasks in all the subjects that are being studied at school, college, or other educational establishment. We also provide homework for those who request it. The homework club takes place outside of school and college hours.
Education & Additional English
Education is offered to those who are waiting for a place in school or college and for those who have not been able to study for various reasons, in a place of Education. Additional English is offered for those who want to improve their English. This may be spoken English, written, and listening. We use lots of different ways to teach that will be suitable to the individual learner.
Music & Drama
Music lessons can be offered in guitar and keyboard/piano and vocals. Music can help release stresses, give a focus, learn a new talent and support the individual to feel good.
Learning how to act, and role play can be beneficial in developing life skills, increasing confidence and improving language. Drama workshops are on offer together with occasional trips to the theatre.
Cooking and Activities
Learning how to cook different meals, from different countries and getting to enjoy eating them is something that we really enjoy doing. These classes also teach nutrition and enjoying a healthy diet.
Leisure activities are offered both in the Hub and the community. We invite views from the young people using Amity regarding various activities that are timetabled and based upon interest and demand.
Football, cricket and dance are popular choices. however, others activities can be included based upon your interest.
We recognise the importance of feeling good and we are aware of the difficulties and struggles that can be experienced by people leaving their homes, countries and people they love. The therapy we offer at Amity is by an experienced, qualified therapist who has worked mainly with young people seeking asylum and refugees supporting them to cope and rebuild their lives. The service is confidential to the young person and the therapist
Computers & ICT
We will offer a workstation where computers can be accessed to practice and further develop computer skills, research information, and learn via the internet. All computers will have security measures in place that protect the user.
Having knowledge of what to do in an emergency can be helpful for you and for others and save lives. Opportunities to gain a first Aid certificate with a qualified instructor are available.
Amity offer a number of workshops where outside speakers and professionals attend. The purpose of these workshops is to advise, train and prepare.
Workshops offering guidance for:
Housing and Benefits
Health & the NHS
Turning words into action for young people
Above n Beyond working to create a safer community for young people coming to the UK