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Children's Work

Our Children's Work activities are designed to support children around 5 – 13 years old and their families.  Our services for pre-birth families or those with babies under one, can be found here.  For services to support families with children around 1 – 8 years old, please go here.

3D Drumchapel has amended the delivery programme, separating our activities into Universal and Targeted services. As a not-for-profit charity organisation, there continues to be no cost attached to any of our services, which remain free at the point of use for all service users.

3D Drumchapel operates within geographical boundaries and our services are available to families who reside in the Drumchapel, Knightswood or Yoker area. Services are for families from pre-birth to early secondary school.


Children’s Work


Universal Services 

  • 3D Lunch Club (S1 - S2 pupils)

3D Lunch Club is an informal group open to all S1/S2 pupils at Drumchapel High School, focusing on fun and active games and activities. The club aims to increase pupils' confidence, well-being and socialisation.
"It's good to get involved and have a laugh" - Debra
"It's fun and I get to communciate with everyone" - Shelby

  • Children’s Services (5 – 13 years)

Similarly to the Family Afterschool Clubs, all other children’s services are encouraged via referral from the relevant agency. Children’s services include befriending, and a goal-setting programme.


Targeted Services

  • 3D Family Afterschool Club (5 – 11 years)

We run two family-oriented after school clubs for pupils at Antonine Primary School.  These provide quality family activities focused on fun positive play, providing the opportunity to try new things and meeting and getting to know other families in their school.  The clubs provide a space for family bonding as well as helping with socialisation and developing new interests. Each session includes family time, free play & parent time, free play & parent time, all together time, team games, and snack & news time. Spaces are available on a priority basis though our referral process. School staff or other agencies can complete a referral through our website or by contacting us by phone


  • Give Us A Break (5 - 13 years)

Gives Us A Break is 8 week programme for young people who have experienced loss, change to family circumstances, or bereavement.  It gives them the opportunity to speak in confidence about loss and changes in their life, and provides coping strategies and personal goals to achieve.

  • John Muir Award (8 - 15 years)

The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme focused on wild places, helping people from all backgrounds connect with nature and enjoy and care for wild places and urban greenspace.  At 3D, we take part in the scheme with some of the families we support who have children at the local primary and secondary schools, using it to encourage personal development and values-based learning through outdoor experiences.

  • Seasons for Growth (6 years - adult)

Seasons for Growth is a loss and grief peer-group education programme, designed to support young people aged 6 upwards and adults who are affected by change, loss and grief. Seasons aims to produce a sense of resilience, personal growth and acceptance of change in people’s lives. The programme lasts for four or eight weeks depending on whether the course is delivered for adults or children.

  • Talk2 (8 years +)

Talk 2 is a six week peer group programme offering support and guidance for parents and carers to help them talk with their children and teenagers about growing up, puberty, relationships and sexual health.

  • Because You're Worth It! (all families)

Because You’re Worth It! Is a six week confidence building peer-group programme that aims to tackle issues around low self confidence through goal setting, family relationships, affirmation, group and personal activities.



Children’s Clubs - We run 2 Children’s Clubs once a week during term time and Holiday Clubs during the summer holidays. These Clubs provide a safe place for children to play, learn social skills and build positive relationships with the leaders and other children.







Making a difference in the lives of children and families in Drumchapel by providing support, strengthening relationships and empowering families to make positive change.