Brathay Blog

Catch up on what the Brathay team are up to, and their thoughts on a range of subjects relating to our work with children and young people, our research activities and fundraising.

Pupils in Cumbria have passport to a brighter future

12/02/2020

​We've been working with Walney School in Cumbria to help make pupils more resilient and better prepared for the world of work. Find Out more

10 tips for escaping the January Blues

20/01/2020

It's the most depressing month of the year, but there are ways to keep the January blues at bay!Find Out more

Brathay and climate change - part three!

16/01/2020

The final part of our 3-part series of short articles about Brathay Exploration Group and the work they did to help us understand climate change.Find Out more

I'd do it all over again!

03/01/2020

Ellie Hodgson joined one of our 12-week Prince’s Trust Programmes without knowing what to expect. She speaks openly and honestly about her experience.Find Out more

Making it count

18/12/2019

Researchers at Cumbria University have studied data supplied by us to assess the impact that residential experiences have on children's progress and attainment.Find Out more

It’s the little things that matter

29/11/2019

The Operations Manager of our busy Bradford centre gives an insight into the extraordinary lengths our key workers are prepared to go when supporting young people at critical times in their lives.Find Out more

Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future

27/11/2019

Our Chief Executive reports on sixth-form students in Cumbria who are urging employers and academics to do more to improve mental health and well-being in young people.Find Out more

“The only shame was that we couldn’t stay longer!”

22/11/2019

Young people from Liverpool and Manchester training for careers in accountancy and financial services with the Leadership through Sport and Business Foundation spent the weekend at Brathay developing some key teamwork skills.Find Out more

Brathay and climate change - part two!

21/11/2019

Part two of our 3-part series of short articles about Brathay Exploration Group and the part played by members in understanding climate change. Find Out more

Brathay finds financial lender that's prepared to buck the trend

20/11/2019

Many commercial lenders shy away from the charity sector. Thankfully, our Finance Director Heather Dixon has found a social lender with the vision to support the work we do.Find Out more