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Social & Emotional Mentoring
Kickstart Learning is a specialist teaching and mentoring service based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire aimed at children aged 7 to 13.
Most of the children who attend sessions at the Kickstart Learning Centre have suspected or diagnosed learning differences such as ADHD, ASD, dyslexia and dyspraxia or they have emotional and behavioural issues. Those who attend academic tutoring sessions have often become disengaged with traditional teaching methods and the learning process. Those who attend mentoring sessions are usually children who have struggled to engage fully with traditional talking therapies or who have felt that professionals they've come into contact with just don't understand them.
Kickstart Learning is renowned for offering a highly personalised service that caters to each child's individual needs. Sessions are predominantly practical and often include physical exercise in the on-site gym which is also used for private martial arts sessions in association with Combat Academy UK. Communication with parents is of utmost importance to ensure each child makes the maximum progress possible by everyone working together on the same goals.
Kickstart Learning was established in 2017 by Kerry Lound. Kerry is an experienced and fully qualified primary school teacher as well as a martial arts instructor. She was diagnosed as an adult with both ADHD and ASD and she has a passion for working with children, especially those whose brains work in a similar way to her own and helping them to embrace their differences and use their strengths to overcome any obstacles they might face.
predominantly practical activities
activities based around the child's preferred learning style and interests
practical and engaging assessments to identify learning needs