Category: Latest News

International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 back in March KOGS were asked to speak at Debbie Abrahams MP virtual conference. Having lost a close friend who was murdered by her ex-partner in November 2021, Hayley Harewood wrote a poem dedicated to her and all the other women that have been affected by domestic violence. Debbie…

Projects 2022

KOGS X JFMA KOGS first partnered up with JFMA back in 2019 to pilot a small scale project for positive steps. The criteria was specifically for under 16s but the sheer amount of interest from 16-25 year olds who were not in any kind of education or training was massive. In order to accommodate this…

KOGS 121 SESSIONS

121 sessions Since the pandemic KOGS 121s have become an increasingly popular referral largely due the fact that group work was not possible for a large part of 2020/21. The benefits of 121s are:⁃ Working with a trained therapist⁃ Bespoke session around complex needs⁃ Some children find it easier to engage⁃ Short term (4-5 45…

WOMEN INTO ENTERPRISE

KOGS X JFMA KOGS first partnered up with JFMA back in 2019 to pilot a small scale project for positive steps. The criteria was specifically for under 16s but the sheer amount of interest from 16-25 year olds who were not in any kind of education or training was massive. In order to accommodate this…

Let’s talk about R.S.E

Please note: this blog was written by a secondary school teacher relating to children aged 11-16. All views expressed are the writers own. Did you know…RSE was initially named SRE but later changed as it was felt that the R should come before the S! RSE is Relationship and Sex Education, for most of us…

Focus on: Volunteering

What’s your name? Felicity. When did you get involved with Kogs? I started with Kogs in September 2014. What made you want to get involved? I rarely watch the news however when the scandal in Rotherham was brought to light the whole subject matter got my attention. I then saw Kogs on BBC News and…

KOGS have left the building…

KOGS have left the building! After many years at the Salt Cellar we have moved across town to a new space.   Medtia Chambers on Barn Street is conveniently sandwiched in between Kings Hall and the back of George Street. Fittingly we are as safe as we can be just a stones throw from Oldham…