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Four years and going strong: Bank of America Merrill Lynch continues their support of the Pride team at William Ellis school

On Friday 2nd December Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) hosted a networking event at their London office to officially welcome City Year’s ‘Pride BofAML team’ at William Ellis Secondary School in Camden. We are delighted that BofAML, through the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will continue their support of our team for the 16/17 academic year.… Read more ›

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Government announces review into full-time volunteering

Today the Government announced it will launch an independent review into full-time volunteering. The Full Time Social Action Review will consider how to grow full-time volunteering in the UK.… Read more ›

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City Year UK receives royal recognition

We’re thrilled to announce that the Queen’s Trust has donated £1 million to City Year UK. This funding, our  largest one-year gift, recognises the impact, achievements and dedication of the young volunteers who deliver our pioneering approach.  … Read more ›

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City Year UK Chief Executive wins Mayor’s Fund for London Award for individual achievement

Sophie Livingstone, City Year UK’s chief executive, was given the Mayor’s Fund for London Award for individual achievement last night at City Hall.… Read more ›

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Secretary of State for Education visits Birmingham School

The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, visited St Francis’ Catholic Primary school in Birmingham today to witness the school’s partnership with City Year UK.… Read more ›

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Minister drops in on City Year UK volunteers at Hackney school

The Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, spent today at Sebright Primary School in London.… Read more ›

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Camden’s William Ellis School Takes Part in Global ‘Healthy Eating’ Volunteer Day

Today, over 100 pupils from William Ellis School in Camden took part in a worldwide initiative designed to inspire and educate children about healthy lifestyles.… Read more ›

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National Grid and City Year UK hold festival to inspire children’s love of science

On Friday 15th July, over 30 pupils from Seven Sisters Primary School in London, took part in our annual National Grid Science Festival… Read more ›

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Bridge builders nominated for special award

Each year our volunteers are matched with a mentor – or bridge builder – from one of our partner organisations. Our bridge builder programme gives volunteers the chance to interact with professionals, explore career development goals and plan for life after City Year… Read more ›

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Pupils get painting down to a fine art with the National Gallery

This year, City Year UK’s Pioneer Growth Partner, Credit Suisse, introduced us to an exceptional new opportunity for partner secondary schools in London and Birmingham: … Read more ›

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