Dr Jane Keeley, Head Teacher, Haggerston School, London

“Haggerston School has benefited from having City Year UK in school for the last three years. By modelling our ethos of developing creative, confident and capable young people, corps members support the whole school, but they also make a profound difference to the daily life of individual pupils. That might be by supporting a child with little or no English on a one-to-one basis, helping a pupil improve their behaviour or building confidence through one of the many extra-curricular activities they run. Team members have also taken the initiative to start up popular after-school clubs, such as cheerleading, have accompanied students and staff on many trips out of school, and have greatly contributed to the life of the school simply by being positive, self-disciplined, hard-working and committed themselves.”