The Archbishop of York Youth Trust is pleased to announce the newest member to join their staff team. Miss Kate Denney is appointed to take on the role of ‘Strategic Lead for Primary Awards’. She will be heading up the Award at Key Stage 2 and will be working with 140 Primary schools already signed up to the Awards as well as taking the lead in seeing the Award develop.
Kate trained as a Primary school teacher at York St John University where she became involved with the charity Kidz Klub York as a volunteer. She then went on to become the Director of the charity after completing her teaching qualification in 2010. Kate’s outreach evening clubs and events for unchurched children grew 100+ weekly attendances, she has lead teams of staff and volunteers, networked with local schools as well as building relationships with parents and visiting the children at home.
Kate Denney said:
“I am so excited to be able to get involved with The Archbishop of York Youth Trust. I have always said that in my life I wanted to join my skills and experience with my passion. My passion is that young people would grow up knowing that they can be the catalysts of change in the world and this is the perfect coming together of that.”
The Archbishop of York said:
“I’m delighted that my Young Leaders Award continues to go from strength to strength and that Kate is able to join us to help develop the Award further amongst primary schools. All across the North of England we are hearing about young people doing amazing things through the Award, to serve others and be the change they want to see.”