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The Archbishop of York Youth Trust exists to see a generation of young people empowered to transform society. Through working in partnership with schools, churches and communities, we develop opportunities for young people to grow in leadership, faith and character.

Young Leaders Award

The Young Leaders Award is a fully resourced leadership and character education programme designed to be delivered by teaching staff within the classroom. Available at KS1 to Post 16, it has strong links to SMSC, British Values, PSHE, Character Education, Citizenship, RE and SIAMS.

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YLA (Young Leaders Award)
Youth Trust

Youth Trust

We believe every young person is unique, of great worth, and has the potential to change our communities for the better. We exist to empower young people to serve their generation, putting the needs of others before themselves.

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Voices of Advent

This Advent, the Youth Trust is challenging your Young Leaders to reflect on four characters from the Christmas Story and how they can inspire us to reach out to others this Advent.

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Voices of Advent

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Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight a Huge Success
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Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight a Huge Success

December 6, 2019

On 4 December, Swinton Estate hosted their annual Carols by Candlelight event, raising over £5k for the Archbishop of York Youth Trust, with over 150 people in attendance.

Richard Shephard writes new Carol for Swinton Park’s Festive Evening
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Richard Shephard writes new Carol for Swinton Park’s Festive Evening

November 25, 2019

Richard Shephard MBE has written a new Christmas Carol to be premiered by the Yorkshire Decibelles at Carols by Candlelight, in aid of the Archbishop of York Youth Trust.

Young Leaders Present at Sheffield Conference
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Young Leaders Present at Sheffield Conference

November 22, 2019

The Youth Trust hosted a Key Stage 1 and 2 Young Leaders Award Conference in Sheffield on 14 November, with children who have completed in the YLA from Aston All Saints Primary School.

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