The JTYAF is proud to be sponsoring Vision 2018 for East Dorset Scouts with venue hire and entrance fees. Patrol Leaders and Sixers are planning the future of Scouting in East Dorset. The funds will be used to launch forums to help achieve Scouting’s Vision 2018 which is all about empowering young people.
The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation has supported the Coda Fiddle Orchestra for six years, providing music scholarships for students who have been assessed as showing above average ability. The John Thornton Music Scholarships fund one to one music support and violin tuition, together with the cost of instrument maintenance, sheet music and exam fees. Isabella […]
The JTYAF is absolutely delighted to be in a position to support the reintroduction of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme at Ferndown Upper School. The charity has helped with the purchase of essential equipment and is excited to hear that 21 students are already signed up to do their Bronze Award. The benefits of […]
A young member of East Dorset Scouts has received an award towards a new saxophone to help him achieve his musical goals. Aaron is currently taking his Grade 3 and the new alto saxophone will help him to achieve the challenging grades beyond. He has also been invited to join the school’s Big Band. Good work […]
Elliott Dodds recently completed the Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Expedition for his Duke of Edinburgh award. The JTYAF were pleased to be able to help with the equipment for his adventure. Here’s Elliott’s report from his travels: “Completing the Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk will stay with me for many years as a testing but rewarding experience. Physical preparation […]