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Student Prison Visit Focuses Minds

SkillForce students from South Shields visited HMP Northumberland last week, learning from prisoners and prison officers the harsh realities of life inside. As part of a programme to help the cohort...

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Date Posted: 01/05/2013

Sussex Six Formers Support Local Causes

Students in West Sussex from SkillForce’s 6th Form Leadership course have completed social action projects in their local community. Six Formers from the Sir Robert Woodard Academy took on...

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Date Posted: 01/05/2013

SkillForce’s Marathon Marvels!

Six fantastic runners completed the Virgin London Marathon for SkillForce this year, blazing a trail in bright sunshine for our charity and fundraising to inspire young people to succeed. With enormous...

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Date Posted: 23/04/2013

Park Apprenticeship for Charlie

It will soon be “Parklife” for a Year 11 student from Kent who impressed in a SkillForce conservation project and has now been offered an apprenticeship. Charlie Stevens from Whitstable Community...

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Date Posted: 23/04/2013

Military to Mentors on British Forces Radio

SkillForce’s flagship programme for turning Service leavers into mentors in schools featured on British Forces Radio’s Breakfast Show this week. Tune in to hear James Moore, Military to Mentors Programme...

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Date Posted: 12/04/2013

Helping Hants Get Chairman’s Award

Two SkillForce students received a special award from the Chairman of Hampshire County Council last week, recognising their community work and charitable fundraising. Year 11 students Freja Clark and...

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Date Posted: 27/03/2013

Tonbridge Students Sent to the Tower!

Students and parents braved Beefeaters, tripped through Traitors Gate and dodged the guards around the crown jewels at the Tower of London last week. Fifteen students and nine parents...

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Date Posted: 27/03/2013

SkillForce in the News!

STOP PRESS! Learn more about what our charity is doing across the country, from Hampshire to Cumbria to Lanarkshire, in these recent news articles.   (Portsmouth News) SkillForce inspires young people...

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Date Posted: 27/03/2013

Ryan Scoops National Volunteer Award

SkillForce student Ryan Burrell took home a national award for volunteering this week at a special ceremony in Glasgow. Ryan, an S4 student at Clyde Valley High School in...

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Date Posted: 15/03/2013

New Website Launched

SkillForce is delighted to announce the launch of its new website, refreshed and refocused to show how we are inspiring young people to succeed. Marketing Manager Russell Dolton said: “It’s...

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Date Posted: 11/03/2013

Warm Welcome at Fire Station for SkillForce

Students from Blackley Co-Operative Academy in Greater Manchester received a warm welcome from local fire fighters this month. As part of the six-formers’ Uniformed Public Services course, 15 students...

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Date Posted: 27/02/2013

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