The Al Haqq Supplementary School is an Education Study Support Project in Hyde Park. It aims to help raise the educational attainment of young people and promote community cohesion in the diverse community. The organisation’s activities are
- Running after school clubs and school holiday activities with an educational focus, including activities aimed at aspiration-raising, confidence boosting and promoting self esteem
- Making learning fun through innovative Fun/Learn activities which incorporate learning into informal creative activities
- Ensuring that children and young people of all ethnic backgrounds represented by the local community are targeted
- Involving the wider community such as parents and schools in the project.
Out-of-school activities and clubs are run by staff members with the support of volunteer mentors throughout the year – term times and holidays. There are opportunities to volunteer in all of these clubs.
For primary age children: 4.30-6pm
Drama (including play acting, games, confidence building activities)
Primary Club (including school work, homework help, fun work sheets)
Arts and Crafts Club
For secondary age young people: 5.00-7.30pm
Education Club (help with school work, GCSE, exams and use of laptops to do research etc)
Employability Club (CV writing, interview skills, group discussions and one-off sessions from agencies, businesses, organisations and education providers. This has included Connexions, Ambulance Service, NHS, re'new, PATHE, Tesco, Asda, and Leeds City College and allows young people to explore their options)
Over the summer holidays Al-Haqq organises day time activities and trips, including swimming, abseiling, workshops, armouries, museums, bowling, or the cinema.
Al-Haqq also runs a spoken English class for adult women learners.
Volunteering with Al-Haqq will give you a chance to develop team working and multi-tasking skills. Creativity, enthusiasm and patience will help!
This could be a great role to get involved in if you
Are looking for experience working with young people or in an educational setting
Want to develop or demonstrate your interpersonal skills
Have a particular skill (e.g. in drama or art) that you want to share
Are keen to inspire young people to enjoy learning!
Flexible. Activities run at various times during the week.
This role takes place at Al-Haqq Supplementary School which is based at the Multicultural Community Centre, 64 Woodsley Road, LS3 1DU (just ten minutes’ walk from the Student’s Union).
To get involved: contact
Ibrahim Lorgat, Al-Haqq Project Co-ordinator
email@example.com | 07714 615 244
Ibrahim will be able to answer any specific questions that you might have and will arrange with you a time to visit the centre.
The organisation’s website is http://www.alhaqqsupplementaryschool.org/index.html