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20% off the YLA for new schools

 We're offering 20% discount for the Young Leaders Award when you sign up a brand new school! Use code NEW20 at the end of your application to get 20% off your order. 
Discounts can only be used for cohorts of more than 10 pupils and for brand new schools to the YLA. If your school has previously run the YLA, or are running the YLA, you are not eligible for this discount. Discount available until 21st December 2020. Code cannot be combined with any other discount.

Visit abyyt.com/yla-free-resources to view and download
the free resources for KS1, KS2 and KS3 children.

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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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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The Big Give 2021

Help us empower 500 Young Leaders across the north of England. We're excited to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021, where every kind donation given between 30th Nov 2021 - 7th Dec 2021 will be doubled! Please consider supporting us this Christmas.

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The Big Give 2021

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Our latest news

School Story - Covid Nativity Trail

School Story - Covid Nativity Trail

November 25, 2021

The Year 6 pupils decided that as the school couldn’t invite parents and the local community in to watch the traditional Nativity play, instead they would design and create a QR code Nativity trail.

Youth Trust Poem 2021 - The Big Give Charity Challenge 2021
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Youth Trust Poem 2021 - The Big Give Charity Challenge 2021

November 30, 2021

This Christmas, we're taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge! Read our poem for Christmas Challenge to find out more about what we're raising funds for.

School Story: KS1 Pupils Support Local Foodbank

School Story: KS1 Pupils Support Local Foodbank

November 11, 2021

Key Stage 1 Pupils at Holy Trinity First School really embraced their Young Leaders Award journey as they explored kindness, perseverance, teamwork and action to help their community.

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