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transform society
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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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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Challenge

This year, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service. To celebrate this, we're offering a free character education and social action resource to run with your Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pupils to challenge your pupils to think about how they want to transform society.

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Challenge

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Our latest news

Autistic children to have fun thanks  to schoolgirls’ fundraising efforts
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Autistic children to have fun thanks to schoolgirls’ fundraising efforts

May 24, 2022

The pupils at All Saints Academy, in Ingleby Barwick, on Teesside, raised £420 for NEAS by organising a raffle supported by more than 30 local businesses.

Young Leaders reach out to local community
KS2

Young Leaders reach out to local community

May 17, 2022

KS2 from Woodchester Endowed CofE School pupils partnered with their local church to create a lavender bed in the church grounds as a place of reflection.

Teen Self-Esteem Awareness Month 2022
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Teen Self-Esteem Awareness Month 2022

May 11, 2022

Self-esteem affects all areas of life; how we feel, our behaviour, enjoyment of life, goals, aspirations and relationships.

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Archbishop
John Sentamu