The Funpact course is for parents/carers who have a pre-teen (year 7 and 8)
The pre-teens are an exciting but challenging time for both you and your child and you are not alone if you feel daunted by the difference between your own teenage years and the one your child is just about to encounter.
This course has been especially created with you in mind to empower you to support your child and at the same time have some fun together and nurture your relationship as they transition into a new stage of their lives.
The sessions are fun, engaging and informative and use gamification as a useful tool for learning. During each session you and your child will be earning tokens and certificates and doing fun quizzes as well as engaging with other parents who have children of the same age, building a community of support.
The sessions are being run in West London in schools for their pupils and other venues which are open to all families.
Map of course locations
Each session is 2.5 hours long and include a refreshment break. The sessions start at around 5.45pm depending on the venue and every session is facilitated by a specialist in the subject area of the evening. The sessions are as follows:
Session 1: What does it mean to be grown up
Session 2: Making the most of who YOU are
Session 3: EMOTIONS and how to survive the teenage years
Session 4: How to build GOOD relationships
Session 5: The language of MONEY
Session 6: Rights and responsibilities in SOCIETY
The course is free to families to attend at schools. Courses held at centres are £12 per family refundable if all 6 sessions are attended
Please see map, other sites are being established please contact us for updates or to request a course in your area.
There is a creche available at the Shepherds Bush Families Project. It is currently not possible to bring younger children to other venues.
Each session is unique and it is expected that each session will be attended.
No. There are many great courses for parents/carers without their preteen. This course is created for the parent/carer and pre-teen to attend together.
Most of those who have attended the course do not have English as a first language. Helpers and facilitators will support you to understand the course content.