Because young people need to be successful and confident

Championing Life-long Learning & Employability

We champion life-long learning & employability by working with schools and colleges supporting young people as they grow, develop, learn and achieve. We also support young people and families, helping them with any barriers they may face as they find a path into education, training or work.


Author: CYP Login

Transforming Young Lives

By giving to the Transforming Young Lives appeal you‘ll invest in the futures of vulnerable young people and give us the flexibility to use your donation where it’s needed most.


Author: Ali Young

Target amount: £100,000.00

Amount raised: £49,549.09


People & Organisation Development

Our People & Organisation Development team are here to help you exceed your goals by inspiring your people, whatever your current challenges. Throughout your organisation, from the Boardroom right through to your new apprentices or graduates we can help you in engaging your employees, building resilience and key skills in your workforce and helping you transform your business.


Author: People & Organisation Development Team

Broadening horizons with outdoor education

Brathay's Dave Harvey reflects on the the role outdoor education has in broadening horizons and increasing the life chances of children. How can stepping outside their comfort zone and into the "outdoor classroom" help young people gain confidence and increase self-belief?


Author: CYP Login

Jade's story

Our latest video features an interview with Jade, who explains how Brathay gave her support when she needed it most, and why she now "gives back". Follow her journey from her first experience on a Taster Day, volunteering to work with young people on the NCS programme run by Brathay, to becoming a Lead Worker on projects in Bradford.


Author: Peter Grenville

Supporting Social Action

We support social action through our work with young people and families, helping them to identify the services they need to improve their lives and bring their communities together, and supporting them as they actively participate in their local area through volunteering and other roles.


Author: CYP Login


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  • Outside the box - why Lakeland MD supports Brathay

    Sam Rayner, Managing Director of international kitchenware company Lakeland, explains why he supports Brathay. Sam talks about how a teacher inspired him to 'step outside the box', and why Brathay helps adults and young people to see things differently too. Read more

  • Brathay and Sheffield Hospice pilot new service for bereaved youngsters

    We are teaming up with St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield to provide a new support service for young people coping with long term family illness and bereavement. Read more

  • Escaping with Brathay

    We have launched Brathay Escapes, aimed at businesses who want to host teambuilding away days in the beautiful Lake District. With activities such as mindfulness sessions, mountain biking, cookery and bushcraft, and retreats with everything from luxury accommodation to wood cabins, plus BBQs overlooking Windermere and fine dining, escape the office and find your #spacetothink Read more


  • Changing Landscapes Mental Health Conference

    A conference for practitioners and those with an interest in Mental Health from the voluntary and statutory sector. The day will feature exciting guest speakers, dynamic workshops, a networking marketplace and a challenging Q&A panel. Lunch and refreshments included. Read more

  • Strategic Win-Win Corporate Charity Partnerships Conference

    Our team will be at the Strategic Win-Win Corporate Charity Partnerships conference, in Canary Wharf, on the 11th October. If you're looking to create an innovative, strategic corporate charity partnership which delivers long-term, come and meet us and find out how we can work together to achieve mutually beneficial results for your organisation. Read more

  • 70th Anniversary Ball

    A glittering night out to brighten up autumn. Brathay’s Anniversary Ball is coming soon… Read more