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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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Community Matters at Christmas Download Page

This Advent, we're challenging your pupils to look out and notice how important communities are. Over four weeks, the resource celebrates how community can bring us joy, acceptance, generosity and love.

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The Big Give 2021

Help us empower 500 Young Leaders across the north of England. We're excited to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021, where every kind donation given between 30th Nov 2021 - 7th Dec 2021 will be doubled! Please consider supporting us this Christmas.

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Community Matters at Christmas Download Page
The Big Give 2021

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Our latest news

Young Leaders Take Action to Help the Environment
KS1 & KS2

Young Leaders Take Action to Help the Environment

December 7, 2021

More than ever before, children and young people taking part in the YLA are choosing to take action to help the environment, when deciding how they want to make a difference in their communities.

School Story - Covid Nativity Trail
KS2

School Story - Covid Nativity Trail

November 25, 2021

The Year 6 pupils decided that as the school couldn’t invite parents and the local community in to watch the traditional Nativity play, instead they would design and create a QR code Nativity trail.

Youth Trust Poem 2021 - The Big Give Charity Challenge 2021
The Youth Trust

Youth Trust Poem 2021 - The Big Give Charity Challenge 2021

November 30, 2021

This Christmas, we're taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge! Read our poem for Christmas Challenge to find out more about what we're raising funds for.

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