How collaboration could save your service

How collaboration could save your service

How collaboration could save your service and what you should do about it We all know that this is a challenging time to deliver services to young people. We have less money (£260 million has been lost to youth services in Oxfordshire alone); less people (3660 youth...
Are schools educating for the future?

Are schools educating for the future?

From September 2019, Ofsted is adopting a new inspection framework, which will be used to evaluate education providers in England. The main changes highlighted by BBC Teach are: Inspection of “good” school increased to 2 days Ofsted could arrive within 2.5 hours...
Never alone, always lonely

Never alone, always lonely

There is a common stereotype that loneliness mainly strikes older, isolated people – and of course it can, and does. But a recent study conducted by BBC Radio 4 in collaboration with Wellcome Collection found that young people can often feel loneliness more...
The True Meaning of Inclusion

The True Meaning of Inclusion

How to create an inclusive space for young people with disabilities? by Anna Cheetham, Co-Director of Yellow Submarine When asked to write a blog on creating an inclusive space for young people with disabilities, I did exactly what Ms Miller my year 9 English teacher...
Top Tips for Running a Youth Club

Top Tips for Running a Youth Club

Guest Blog – Roy Peach, Kennington Youth Club Leader Who doesn’t love a Top 10 list? If one pops up on Facebook I’m usually the first to see how my life can be enhanced, or not as is often the case. Type into a certain search engine today ‘Top Ten Tips’ it...