The benefits of Extended Schools

Benefits of Extended Schools Activities

For pupils and schools:

  • Higher level of pupil achievement
  • Increased pupil motivation and self esteem
  • Specialist support to meet pupils wider needs
  • Additional facilities and equipment
  • Enhanced partnership working with the community
  • Better school security

For families:

  • Improvements in child behaviour and social skills
  • Greater parental involvement in children’s learning
  • More opportunities for local adult education and family learning
  • Greater availability of specialist support for families

For communities:

  • Better access to essential services
  • Improved local availability of sports, arts and other facilities
  • Local career development opportunities
  • Better supervision of children outside of school hours
  • Closer relationships with the school