Blue EDGE (Educate Develop Grow Empower) – An ‘in school’ programme of activity based experiential learning for young people between the ages of 14 and 18. Usually in groups of up to 20 for 8-10 weeks with two to three sessions per week. The programme consists of early morning tailored fitness programme, the provision of mentors and role models, communal breakfast, and inspirational guest speakers throughout the programme.
The final event is ‘The Longest Day’ a 12-hour period of various challenges, culminating in an awards ceremony and presentation.
A Key aspect of this programme is the involvement of local Blue Light Police officers.
The programme is aimed to help young people build self-esteem and confidence through an activity-based programme, provide advice and motivation, help develop long term goals and build positive relationships between young people, the Police and school community.