Visit from Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Visit from Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester ReachOut were very excited to welcome Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to three ReachOut Academy projects at The Co-op Academy Failsworth on 21st May 2019. The Mayor met head teacher, Phill Quirk, and Ian Burchett from the Co-Op Trust to discuss The Co-op Academy Failsworth and […]

NETWORK & KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2019

Network and Knowledge event 2019 Thank you to everyone who came along to the Network and Knowledge event on Friday 3rd May. It was a fantastic chance to connect with representatives from various charities and learn more about how the education sector is developing. We will be highlighting here the key messages from our brilliant […]

Volunteer Thank You Event – North-West

Volunteer Thank You Event – North-West The annual ReachOut Volunteer Thank You Event (VTYE) is one of our favourite nights of the year. It’s an opportunity for us to bring all of our wonderful volunteers together and show how much we appreciate their hard work, commitment and resilience. The North-West VTYE took place on Thursday […]

Impact Report Launch

Impact Report Launch Thursday 21st March marked ReachOut’s Impact Report Launch for 2017/18, which took place at The Tower of London. The White Tower was filled with over 200 supporters including staff, trustees, volunteers and funders.If you weren’t able to join us for the event, or would just like a recap, please continue reading to […]

ReachOut cleans up at awards ceremony!

ReachOut cleans up at awards ceremony! Hollywood aren’t the only ones enjoying awards season at the moment. Volunteer Officer’s Becky, Harriet and Rebecca have been submitting student award nominations left, right, and centre in recent weeks. Not only have they been nominating our brilliant volunteers for awards but they have also had the pleasure of […]

Female empowerment and its place in education

Female empowerment and its place in education Recently I ran a female empowerment session with my year five girls group at ReachOut, where each activity was based around the idea of powerful women and issues that my mentees and mentors face as females. We started with a quick round of Who am I? The classic […]

Win a voucher for mentoring in London!

Win a voucher for mentoring in London! We’re excited to be offering four chances for mentors to win Love To Shop vouchers! It’s simple to get involved – attend one of the below university mentor trainings to be automatically entered. Win a £20 Amazon voucher *To be entered into the draw you must: – Sign […]

Mentor of the Term

Mentor of the Term It’s been a fantastic first term for ReachOut projects across London, Manchester and Oldham. We wanted to hold a competition to recognise the fantastic work our volunteers do, so we invited our project leaders to nominate someone from their project who have been outstanding throughout the first term. In Manchester and […]

Networking and Knowledge Event

Networking and Knowledge Event Thank you to everyone who came along to the Networking and Knowledge event on Friday 7th December. It was a fantastic chance to connect with representatives from various charities and learn more about how the charity sector is developing during quite uncertain political times. The event took place at BlackRock – […]

Mentoring in Oldham – Jamie’s Story

Mentoring in Oldham – Jamie’s Story Oldham was ranked 34th out of 326 areas in England, on the 2015 Index of Multiple Deprivation, 1st being the lowest (most deprived). * “Nearly six out of ten disadvantaged children in England do not achieve a basic set of qualifications compared to only one in three children from […]