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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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Young Leaders Award KS1 Young Leaders Award KS2Young Leaders Award KS3
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Our latest news

Rochdale Pupils Present at Manchester Young Leaders Conference
KS1 & KS2 Awards

Rochdale Pupils Present at Manchester Young Leaders Conference

October 21, 2019

The Youth Trust hosted a Key Stage 1 and 2 Conference in Rochdale on Thursday 17 October, with a presentation from children who have completed in the Award.

Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight Supports the Youth Trust
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Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight Supports the Youth Trust

October 18, 2019

Swinton Park’s annual Carols by Candlelight will beheld on the 4th December in aid of the Archbishop of York Youth Trust, with support from TL Dallas.

Igniting Potential: Developing Leadership & Character through Social Action
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Igniting Potential: Developing Leadership & Character through Social Action

October 16, 2019

A FREE CPD event for church primary schools from the York & Leeds Dioceses, hosted by ‘The Archbishop of York Youth Trust’.

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