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HYPE’s big impact in 2021

HYPE has been hugely busy in the first quarter of 2021. Creative innovative ways in which to engage with the community to keep fit and healthy, develop career opportunities and protect vulnerable children.

Here are our 3 latest Impact reports you can read to understand how these programmes improve and even change the lives of local people.

WORKING WITH KEY-WORKER/VULNERABLE CHILDREN Jan - Mar 2021

HYPE have been active in providing free multi-sports sessions for keyworker/vulnerable children in schools. In the current climate of reduced staff, fluctuating class sizes and general confusion for many children, we felt it was important to provide a free service to engage and enthuse the children in school through activity and sports. The sole focus of these school sessions was full participation from all children and extended activity at a high intensity to get the heart-rate up providing a fitness element.

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A Review of Our Online Sessions During Lockdown Jan - Mar 2021

In response to the January 2021 lockdown being announced, we decided to put all of our efforts into keeping children active from home until the lockdown was eased and students were allowed back to school. We knew this was going to be a very testing time for families and we were determined to continue to engage young people, offer free and accessible football/fitness sessions and ultimately encourage physical activity.

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Be Brave Competition Jan - Mar 2021

Wirral Unplugged designed and developed the activities to engage and encourage children to be brave and express themselves ('Express Yourself' being the theme of Children's Mental Health Week 2021). The Be Brave Competition was aimed at children aged between 3-11 during the January to March 2021 lockdown.

The programme was six-weeks long and encouraged children to explore crafts and activity, with each week having a different theme, ranging from ocean week to exercise week. Entries were submitted online and winners/prizes announced every Friday! HYPE are very proud to have been involved with this initiative and were happy to provide the prizes!

Read the full report