SOCATOTS is a developmental activity programme involving elements of football, during which children from 6 months - 5 years old practice and learn the concepts of balance coordination, basic maths, colour identification and teamwork/cooperation with others - be it peers , parents and coaches.
The length of the class depends on the age of the child:
- 30 min for Phase 1 children from 6 months to 1 year old.
- 35/40 min for Phase 2 children children from 1 to 3 years old
- 45 min for Phase 3 children between 3 and 5 years old,
Coaches have to undertake and pass a training course run by head office. These are held at least once a year. On passing the course the coach also needs to ensure that they have a current DBS check and a First Aid qualification. In addition coaches will be subject to regular annual competency tests as well online e-learning seminars on key parts of our operations manual.
No they are a key part of the class and are involved in all of their child's activities.
Parents act as individual coaches to the children, encouraging them, demonstrating to them and helping them how to take part in our unique activities and games (under the guidance of a qualified coach.)
SOCATOTS - No. The program is about development not competition.