Youth Achievement Foundations
Our Youth Achievement Foundations operate right around the country. Hover over the map for information about each of them.
Youth Achievement Foundations are small independent schools that use UK Youth's non-formal curriculum to cater to the needs of young people excluded or at risk of exclusion. These Foundations (YAFs) re-engage students through small group work and one-to-one teaching.
This robust and proven approach enables students to reduce risky behaviour, build self-esteem and improve attendance (students arrive with an average attendance record of 30% which rises to above 80% in the Foundation environment). Our new YAF brochure puts this work into context and explains why our approach is successful. The positive outcomes achieved by students are also evidenced in a detailed study by Teeside University.
The map above shows the nine YAFs currently in operation around the country. The programme has secured fresh funding to expand the network further over the next year. We are currently seeking new partners and social investment and have produced a brand new brochure which explains the programme so far which can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.
Read the latest news from our YAF in partnership with Charlton Athletic Community Trust Foundation.