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City Year UK gave 16,216 young people, aged 5 to 25, the opportunity to help each other achieve their potential through youth social action.

The Need

Before City Year, I was at a critical juncture in my life where I was extremely unsure about the future. City Year presented the opportunity to be part of something so special and purposeful.” –Mutsa Ashley, City Year mentor

“I would like more support with my anger, social anxiety and emotions.” –Year 9 pupil

I’m nervous for exams and not confident to pass.” Year 11 pupil

Empowering diverse children and young adults

Young adults

103 diverse 18-25 year olds signed up to tackle educational inequality and gain skills for their future careers: 96 volunteered as mentors; 7 school service leaders on placements with UK Year of Service.


From 21 schools across London, the West Midlands and Greater Manchester: 868 focus list pupils aged 5-16 chosen by schools to receive regular 1:1 support; 16,113 pupils benefited from mentors’ wider contribution to a positive learning environment.

I would like more support with my anger, social anxiety and emotions.”

Year 9 pupil Partner school

About focus list pupils 2022-23

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mentors and mentees

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skills and social and emotional capabilities

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with the public, private and voluntary sectors

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National Strategic Partners
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