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YMCA Barnsley - TYI Friday

The TYI Friday sessions (THANK YOU IT'S FRIDAY) take place at YMCA Barnsley on Fridays during term time at the following times:

  • YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 8-11 YEARS - 4:00-6:00pm
  • YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 11-19 YEARS - 6:30-8:30pm 

TYI Friday (THANK YOU IT'S FRIDAY) is part of the Aiming High Short Breaks Provision and provides a range of youth club type activities  including personal and social development.  Activities usually includes arts & crafts, sports & games, creative media & music, healthy living, seasonal activities, along with issue based and independent skills projects and opportunities for peer support and volunteering.

Who to contact

Contact Name

Where to go

1, Blucher Street
S70 1AP

Other Details

Local Offer


Providing a short breaks opportunity as part of the Aiming High programme.

The provision is a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for its participants and a programme of young people led activities.

TYI Friday is Open Access to children and young people with mild to moderate SEND.

There is no cost to access this provision.

We do have fliers and our sessions and parents receive information about our sessions in newsletters from the Aiming High service and we also recruit through word of mouth via parents and carers.

We have an experienced staff team who are appropriately skilled and qualified for their work with children and young people with SEND.

Non educational providers Local Offer Response

What outcomes does your service aim to achieve for children and young people with special educational needs and disability and their families?

TYI Friday is a leisure activity through which they will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of personal and social skills.

How accessible is the service and facilities for those with a disability

The YMCA building is fully accessible and there is a suitably experienced staff team who are appropriately skilled and qualified.

Future developments

Our service is funding reliant via the Aiming High programme, however we are always exploring opportunities to support the continued professional development or our staff volunteers.

Last updated on 24/01/2020
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