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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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Yorkshire Schools Pilgrimage to Taizé 2019

The Archbishop of York and the Youth Trust led 128 students and staff from schools on the Yorkshire School Pilgrimage 2019 to Taize. We've had a phenomenal week in Taize, and our young pilgrims were nothing short of fantastic. Inspired by the Brothers, encouraged by the community and refreshed by the rhythm.

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Yorkshire Schools Pilgrimage to Taizé 2019

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Our latest news

School Story – Tang Hall Primary
KS2

School Story – Tang Hall Primary

September 23, 2019

Children from Tang Hall Primary School have recently completed the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award (YLA), developing their leadership skills and character virtues.

School Story – Trinity St Peters CE Primary School
KS1

School Story – Trinity St Peters CE Primary School

September 20, 2019

Year 1 pupils from Trinity St Peter’s CE Academy in Liverpool have recently completed the Key Stage 1 Young Leaders Award (YLA).

Y8 Trinity School Carlisle Community challenge- Give a Day to the City
KS3

Y8 Trinity School Carlisle Community challenge- Give a Day to the City

September 19, 2019

Yesterday, Y8 students from Trinity Carlisle School in Cumbria took to the streets in their community as part of the Give a Day to the City initiative.

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