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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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City Year UK awarded a grant from The Old Trafford and Stretford Voluntary Sector Grants Scheme

We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from The Old Trafford and Stretford Voluntary Sector Grants Scheme, which allocates and donates £20,000 every year to local charities working on causes in Old Trafford and Stretford in Greater Manchester.… Read more ›

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City Year volunteer ‘most watched’ on the BBC

City Year Greater Manchester volunteer Connon Hannon, 20, gave the BBC a window into his family’s discussions on Brexit.

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Here he talks about his City Year experience and how this year has given him the confidence to speak out… Read more ›
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Annual City Year Football Championship brings pupils together

City Year UK volunteers recently organised our annual City Year Football Championships in London and Birmingham… Read more ›

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We are not so different after all

A very special thanks to TowerBrook Capital Partners in London and New York City who hosted a global video ‘hang-out’ for pupils from Sebright Primary School (Hackney) and Patrick Henry and Manhattan Academy of Technology schools in New York City… Read more ›

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