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The Archbishops' Young Leaders Award 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.

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Archbishops' Young Leaders Award is now part of Church’s National Education Team

In July 2022, the Young Leaders Award took on a greater national focus as part of the National Society’s responsibility for promoting education in England and Wales. Read the full details by clicking below

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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)
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Our Vision

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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KS2 Young Leaders support mental health charity
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KS2 Young Leaders support mental health charity

July 21, 2022

Year 4 pupils at Butterwick Pinchbeck's Endowed Primary School explore and learn more about mental health during a whole school ‘Wellbeing Week’ linking it to their Young Leaders Award action project.

Archbishop’s Young Leaders Award joins Church’s National Education Team
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Archbishop’s Young Leaders Award joins Church’s National Education Team

July 18, 2022

The Young Leaders Award is set to take on a greater national focus as part of the National Society’s responsibility for promoting education in England and Wales.

Impact of the YLA
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Impact of the YLA

July 11, 2022

We visited Essa Academy to find out what impact the Young Leaders Award was having on the students and teachers.

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