Celebration Day!

On 13 February we gathered together young women from UAK, Parkside and Beckfoot Oakbank who had been involved in the Power Up! Programme and celebrated the work they’d achieved over…

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Daily Challenge

Leadership Squad have been off school officially since Friday and I’ve been working from home since Tuesday to avoid public transport. Now the lockdown is officially in place, to keep…

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Manchester 2020!

On Thursday 20 February the girls from Leadership Squad were given the opportunity to visit Manchester. These are the things we have done. We met up at Keighley train station…

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BCB Interview

David Carpenter from BCB came to interview us for the Shine A Light project, which the students were really excited about, promoting Snapchat featured heavily on their list of questions!…

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Shine A Light

We had some brilliant news in July that our Arts Council England application to fund a pilot project with young men has been successful! The project is called Shine a…

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‘It’s just everywhere’

This week one of the young people I work with came into a session upset. She’d been followed and harassed by an ex boyfriend and 2 of his friends who…

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Leadership Squad!

Leadership Squad Leadership Squad is a group of young women aged 11-16 who meet every Wednesday in term time at Central Hall. We are open to new people coming along…

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Keighley CSE Awareness Week 18-23 March

Keighley CSE Awareness Week 18-23 March CSE Awareness week, coordinated by United Keighley, seeks to highlight the people affected by CSE and grooming and the long term impact this has.…

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Ubuntu

When I was researching Implicit Bias I came across a TEDx talk by Melanie Funchess, an educator and community worker based in Rochester US. Funchess described a Nguni Bantu word…

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Partnerships and finding your voice

Power Up! In Parkside School  Our first programme has run and completed in Parkside School and we’re really proud of all the students and their achievements over the past 6…

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