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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.

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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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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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YLA at Home

Creative and fun resources to try at home exploring how you can be Young Leaders during this challenging time and beyond.‍ Learn, reflect, create and share with others. Be the change you want to see!

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YLA at Home

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Visiting Parliament, Meeting Holocaust Survivors and Supporting Care Homes
KS3

Visiting Parliament, Meeting Holocaust Survivors and Supporting Care Homes

July 29, 2020

“It has helped us learn about equality and has built our teamwork and resilience.”

Pupils Show Kindness During Lockdown
KS4/ 16+

Pupils Show Kindness During Lockdown

July 29, 2020

During lockdown, we have seen some incredible stories of kindness and compassion from young people. These acts of kindness, however small they may seem, have encouraged lots of people.

Young Leaders Support Communities During Lockdown
KS2

Young Leaders Support Communities During Lockdown

July 29, 2020

62 pupils form Richard Coates Primary School recently completed the Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award, ensuring that their community felt connected during lockdown.

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