Peer mentoring has been evidenced as having a positive impact on the emotional health and well-being of children and young people.
Peer mentoring can support children and young people by:
Peer mentoring is traditionally a one-to-one non-judgemental relationship in which an individual (mentor) voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another (mentee).
Peer mentors provide advice and guidance whilst acting as a positive role model for younger people who require their support.
“One-to-one mentoring will give students a safe environment to raise concerns & ask questions which they might not feel confident talking about in front of an adult or in a classroom setting.”
“We were very pleased that Adrian was able to make such significant changes in a short space of time and would highly recommend him to other schools looking to provide a meaningful peer mentoring service.”