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Six Week Aspire Programme

(Key Stage 3) Bespoke intervention package for individuals

Our Six Week Aspire Programme offers short term bespoke placements for therapeutic intervention and respite for pupils at risk of permanent exclusion. This service is dual registered with the home school.


£2400 for six weeks (subject to review)
£80 per day
Price includes Free School Meal arrangements.

Pastoral Support and Interventions

Each pupil will be provided with a Mentor whilst they are attending the programme. Pupils will also benefit from the following support and interventions:

  • Counselling Support
  • Emotional Resilience
  • Emotion Control and Regulation
  • Health and Well-being
  • Communication Skills
  • SEND Intervention
  • Outdoor Learning and Forest School
  • Small Animal Care
  • Horticulture

Pathways Offered

John Nuir Award/Leadership with Royal Fusiliers

Enrichment and Engagement Opportunities

During the six week Aspire Programme pupils will have the opportunity to be a part of various enrichment and recreation activities including:

  • Sport
  • John Muir Award
  • Royal Fusiliers
  • Outdoor Learning and Forest School

Curriculum and Qualifications

The following curriculum areas are taught during this six week programme:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Outdoor Learning and Forest School


  • Prevent Exclusion whether FT or Permanent
  • Improve confidence/engagement in classroom learning – or the ability to sustain engagement in a bespoke curriculum offer
  • Increase the ability to self-regulate and to control emotional outbursts
  • Improve knowledge on how young person learns and what interests them, to ensure consistent engagement and plan for future education/work opportunities
  • Improved attendance
  • Increase in confidence and self-esteem
  • Reduction in negative behavioural episodes


Mary Astell Academy, Lynhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle NE5 2LW

Contact Details

For more information or to book a place please contact:
0191 267 4447


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