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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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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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Volunteering gives individuals the opportunities to gain and develop new skills, knowledge and experiences. This is particularly important when we look at young people today.

National Teen Self Awareness Month

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May 12, 2021

It’s National Teen Self Awareness Month, and never before have our young people needed more support to start believing in themselves, with 95% of teenagers believing themselves inferior in some way.

Hartington Pupils Create Insect Habitats Around Their Community
KS1 & KS2

Hartington Pupils Create Insect Habitats Around Their Community

May 11, 2021

Young Leaders in Hartington are working with their community to create new insect habitats in their local area.

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