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Advertise your youth group with us for FREE!

WFYouth! was set up in 2012 following consultation with local young people.  We consulted with children and young people aged between 7 – 20 and asked them what they wanted from a website which would be dedicated to young people.  They wanted one place to visit which provided them with advice and guidance and also […]

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Young Health Watch Event

S.P.I.N Event @ St. Swithun’s Centre, Eastmoor, Wakefield on Sat 22nd October 11.00am to 2.00pm Young Healthwatch have been involved in sharing your views to help improve health services.  The event on 22 October aims to showcase the work undertaken in the Wakefield District. At the event you can have the chance to tell them what you […]

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Lions Skills for Adolescence Programme – Airedale Academy

The Wakefield Youth Work Team have been successful in gaining funding to deliver the Lions Skills for Adolescence Programme. This year long project will allow Youth Workers to deliver a structured session each week for a whole year to 20 Year 7 students at Airedale Academy.   The sessions are around making informed decisions, resisting peer […]

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Healthy Island Game

Healthy Island is a fun, replayable game for children ages 7–11 years old. It encourages them to think about health and wellbeing choices in three areas: exercise, healthy eating and dental health. The app was a result of the Schools App Challenge 2016. Healthy Island is based on Horbury Bridge Academy’s winning concept that was […]

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