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Volunteers Week 2023

Caroline Garfield | 7th June 2023

At Phase we are so grateful for the work of our wonderful volunteers.  This week is Volunteers Week, which gives us an excellent opportunity to say a great big THANK YOU to all our faithful volunteers.One of our volunteers, Carol Ward, has kindly written us this blog post with her thoughts on volunteering for Phase.Do you have a little time on your

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Conquer Mount Everest for a Cause

Kieran Murphy | 20th May 2023

Join Us in an Epic Challenge!"Over the past few years, we have embarked on extraordinary endeavors to make a difference, raise funds, and create awareness for the impactful work of Phase. And guess what? This year is no exception!On Friday, June 9th, starting at 10 am and continuing until Saturday, June 10th, 10 am, I, along with you (hopefully!),

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Meet Alex

Alexandra Marini-Williamson | 19th May 2023

Hey, my name is Alex and I am the new Schools Worker here at Phase and it's been incredibly exciting joining the team and getting involved in all that Phase offers ... which is pretty impactful stuff. From Monday - Thursday I'll be preparing and delivering workshops and lessons in the local primary and secondary schools, engaging with as many young

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

Molly Rackham | 15th May 2023

It is Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 this week and this year the theme is Anxiety. The aim of Mental Health Awareness week is to open up conversation with others about important topics and support one another by sharing experiences and tools. Anxiety is an emotion that we have all felt, it's completely normal. Some people may get anxious about e

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Work with us

Kieran Murphy | 4th May 2023

We are currently recruiting to expand our team, see below for more information, how to apply and key dates.Early Interventions LeadWe are looking for an exceptional individual to help us extend our programmes and support to young lives with a key focus on primary schools as well as delivering to secondary schools. Could this be the right next step

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Meet Molly

Molly Rackham | 31st March 2023

Hello! My name is Molly and I am the new Schools Worker here at Phase! I am really excited to be joining the incredible Phase team 3 days a week, Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays. On these days I will be delivering workshops and lessons in the local primary and secondary schools, doing detached youth work, mentoring, and support groups. If I’m not d

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People who fundraise for Phase

Amanda Maylin | 14th March 2023

If you choose to fundraise for Phase, then often the best way is to do it via something you are passionate about! Deolinda, from Our Lady Immaculate and St. Andrew's Church (Our Lady’s) in Hitchin, is passionate about all things green, and she has used this passion to raise lots of funds for Phase (& other causes). Below she answers some questi

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Seasons Change

Hannah Dengate | 17th February 2023

Just like seasons change in nature, so do our own personal seasons of life. Having been at Phase now for 4 ½ years as the Wellbeing Lead the time has come to embark on a new adventure and enter a new season at a local College to be the Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner.As my season at Phase draws to a close, I look back with a grateful heart

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Meet Caroline

Caroline Garfield | 31st January 2023

Hello! I’m Caroline, the new Admin Assistant at Phase.  I’m really excited to be joining the team and playing my part in the wonderful work that Phase is doing in the local schools. You’ll find me in the office two mornings a week and I will mostly be in charge of communications through prayer guides and newsletters, amongst other things.The last f

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A Wrap on Christmas Unwrapped

Emily Croucher | 23rd December 2022

Last week we finished delivering the Christmas Unwrapped workshop for Year 6.  The workshop is an opportunity to explore the story of the nativity, which is right at the centre of the Christmas celebrations. I know you’re thinking it should be fairly straightforward – but not always! This workshop is full of surprises!One of the most fun parts of t

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Kieran Murphy | 10th December 2022

As we make our way through Advent, I wanted to share a few thoughts on what I see as the joy of this special time as a seasonof wating.The joy of Advent is a time of anticipation and preparation leading up to the celebration of Christmas. It is a time for many Christians like myself to reflect on the coming of Jesus into the world, and to prepare o

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Project Hope

Kieran Murphy | 28th November 2022

This December sees our matched giving campaign Project Hope happening again. Through the very generous support of our funders, we are able to see every donation to Project Hope in December doubled! That's right, every £1 donated gets doubled up to £5000 - so we can raise £10,000 in total!What is Project Hope for? Over the past few years we have slo

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New Resource Available...

Hannah Dengate | 11th November 2022

At Phase, we are passionate about helping build wellbeing and resilience in children and young people. We do this in various ways, from primary school workshops, assemblies, secondary school lessons, 1-1 mentoring and support groups.At the start of this academic term, we released a new resource called Focus. This resource aims to enable and equip t

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Kieran Murphy | 16th September 2022

You may well be shocked to realise that Phase has been working with children and young people for 20 years! A truly amazing and fantastic feat, yet it doesn't stop there, we want to do even more to help young lives thrive, and that's where you come in!Over this year we are aiming to raise £20,000 which will enable Phase to expand our team, reach mo

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A guide to your 'tweenager's' brain

Guest Contributor | 19th August 2022

The tweenage years are those between the ages of 9 until about 13. I'll be honest I had never heard the term 'Tweenager' before I attended an inspirational talk on the subject a few years ago, I thought they were big blue CBeebies characters like the Tweenies! But the term does neatly sum up that strange time when your child is between childhood bu

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