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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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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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Community Matters eBook

We’re excited to bring you a brand-new eBook exploring the essential need to help young people lead with character in a post-Covid world.

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Community Matters eBook

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Community Matters: Leading with Character in Education
The Youth Trust

Community Matters: Leading with Character in Education

October 14, 2021

This extract is a reflection written by Dr Tom Harrison and Joe McDowell for the eBook Community Matters: Helping Young People Lead with Character in a Post-Covid World.

Community Matters: Leading with Character in Faith - Dr Ann Casson
The Youth Trust

Community Matters: Leading with Character in Faith - Dr Ann Casson

October 14, 2021

This reflection was written by Dr Ann Casson for the eBook Community Matters: Helping Young People Lead with Character in a Post-Covid World.

Community Matters: Leading with Character in the Classroom - Sajeela Shah
The Youth Trust

Community Matters: Leading with Character in the Classroom - Sajeela Shah

October 14, 2021

This reflection was written by Sajeela Shah for the eBook Community Matters: Helping Young People Lead with Character in a Post-Covid World.

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