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Hackney Rep Partner!

We are pleased to announce we are part of the Hackney REP Partnership.    Hackney REP is a community partnership of voluntary sector organisations and professionals committed to preventing school exclusions and ensuring education is an equitable experience for young people from all backgrounds in Hackney. In Hackney, our young people face a school exclusion rate… Read more

SkyWay Transitions Update

In April 2023, SkyWay began a pilot project to work with young people in year 6 at Thomas Fairchild School and support them through the transition to secondary school.  15 young people were referred to receive additional support throughout the transition period, some were also identified as being at-risk of exclusion. The project was sports-focused,… Read more

Hackney REP host at Hackney Mental Health Week

On Saturday 25th November, Hackney Rep hosted an event at Hackney Quest (Well Street) highlighting the impact of school exclusions on young peoples mental health as part of Hackney Mental Health Week.  Rates of school exclusion in Hackney vastly exceed those across London and have significant negative impacts on children and young people’s mental health. We wanted… Read more

SkyWay awarded Impact Level 4 quality mark by Skills Builders

SkyWay’s Sports and Mentoring programme has been awarded Impact Level 4 quality mark by Skills Builders. The SkyWay Transition programme is a holistic initiative designed to support the successful transition of students from Year 6 to Year 7. It integrates multi-sports and physical activities with targeted mentoring sessions led by dedicated youth workers, all thoughtfully planned… Read more

Reducing school exclusions Summit January 2023

On Monday 23 January 2023, we Hackney Rep hosted a summit on reducing school exclusions in Hackney, delivered in partnership with Rise Up East and Hackney REP, supported by Hackney CVS. The summit bought together organisations and individuals who work with young people and families in and around education to share challenges, opportunities, projects and… Read more

Blue Hut Summer programme

What an eventful summer! While the weather may not have been great, our jam packed schedule of trips, visits and sessions made for a very memorable experience for our young people.