This month sees us say a temporary goodbye to our School Engagement & Liaison Manager, Katherine Birch as she starts her maternity leave. Hopefully Katherine will return to us within the next 18 months and her energy and ‘I can’ attitude will certainly be missed at Girls Out Loud HQ. I know all our Big Sisters and team will join me in wishing her well and demand that she stays in touch! And with one daughter and another one on the way, how can she say no!
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Fashion is high on the agenda for a lot teenagers – and our Little Sisters are no exception. So you can imagine the excitement when the fabulous ASDA Big Sisters brought along the GEORGE autumn collection for a creative workshop to Oasis Academy School in Oldham during August. They started by telling the story of […]Read more
Hands up who likes failing. Anyone? No? Well, time to think about this differently. If we never fail we never learn and we miss out on a bucket load of resilience along the way. The alternative is to avoid risk of any kind and live a very mediocre and small life. Do we want that […]Read more
Girls get excited at cap and gowns- selfies all round! Over the mentoring year the relationship that develops between Big and Little Sister is a joy to watch and nowhere is this more apparent that at our final event – The Graduation. We go all out to make sure this is a memorable day for […]Read more
This week saw the first 2 Girls Out Loud graduates start University in the UK. Both Gina and Jasmine participated in our first ever programme, our pilot, delivered in a Blackpool school with the support and guidance of the Hero Project back in 2008/9. At the time they were both 15 going on 16 and […]Read more
Middleton Technology School in Rochdale becomes the 36th school to step up and engage Girls Out Loud. Our Big Sister programme launched in school in May following a Role Model Relay event where we introduced over 100 girls in Year 8 to 35 awesome female role models. 20 Little Sisters will now start a year-long […]Read more