Insider Access is actively recruiting offenders in prison to
provide content for our monthly magazine.
We are looking for a wide range of content that highlights
the positive skills and motivation that offenders have.
This content could be produced as part of the offenders
participation in learning, through their prison work or by self
motivated offenders in their cells "after hours"!
What content can we send?
Suggested content can include:
* Short stories
* Tv reviews
* Film reviews
* Cooking recipes
* Healthy eating tips
* Gardening tips
* Garden design
* Handyman advice
* Building suggestions and advice
* Art work - paintings /drawings
* Photos of sculptures
* CD's of music created
* Video clips of dance or plays
* Keep fit exercises
* Discussion and debate articles
Benefits of Insider Access
to the offender.
Insider Access allows the offender
to participate in meaningful activity
whilst in prison, either as part of a
supervised activity or unsupervised
in their cells.
Insider Access aims to develop
the motivation and self esteem of
Our aim is to help offenders
develop employability skills and a
work ethic to support them upon
The creation of content for Insider
Access can be embedded in the
learning undertaken by an offender
whilst in prison. It could be linked
to a qualification outcome by
learning providers in prison.
We will give offenders who have
contributed to Insider Access a
reference on request.
Through the Gate Support
Staff of Insider Access are happy
to meet with offenders in prison
and talk about Insider Access.
On the offenders request we will
provide, where possible, informal
mentoring 'Through the Gate' and
in the community.
Insider Access will (subject to
capacity) take suitable offenders
on licence from prison to work in
our office on the magazine.
Offenders upon release are
encouraged to continue
participating in providing content
for Insider Access or volunteering
in our office.
Information for prison staff
Insider access is looking for a
wide range of content produced by
This content should highlight
positve offender skills and
Content can be in the following
* Hand written
All content used by Insider
Access will be credited only as "a
prisoner at xyz prison". It will not
be credited to a prisoner by name.
All content sent to Insider Access
for consideration for inclusion in
the magazine, should be cleared
by prison security first.