Wales Schools Programme

Overview: Supporting schools throughout Wales to encourage greater involvement and engagement of families and community volunteers in the life of the school. Promoting a greater sense of citizenship amongst children and young people by becoming involved in volunteering opportunities withins school and local community.

Earn: school garden/allotment, running events, PTA, parent council, family forum, extra curricular activities/events, family litter picks, bike buddies, walking bus volunteers, family learning together sessions, Stay and Play, family cooking sessions, Reading sessions, literacy/numeracy sessions, craft volunteering, lunch duties, credit union volunteers, tuck shops, event volunteers – discos/fete/fayres, school trip volunteers.

Outcomes: family engagement, parental involvement, raising achievement, school improvement, connected communities, intergenerational, health and well being, improved parental relationships with schools, increased skills and confidence.