Jean’s Yogathon

Thanks to Jean Lauder the JTYAF saw it’s very first ‘global’ event with a Yogathon in Paderborn, Germany! Jean trained in India, the birthplace of yoga and decided to take on the challenge of 108 Sun Salutations which is an ancient Hindu tradition to honour the change in seasons. Typically, it is done during the summer […]

Winners of the Porsche Driving Experience

The winners of the Silverstone Porsche experience collecting their prize! Porsche Centre Principle, Neil Lines (left), and Marketing Co-ordinator, Evie Fox (right), present John and Liz Norman with their fabulous prize to drive a Porsche for the day at Silverstone. This fantastic opportunity was kindly donated by Porsche Centre Bournemouth as part of their support for […]

A Laptop for Lessons

A dyslexic pupil from Ferndown Middle School has been awarded a new laptop by the JTYAF. All his work can be centrally stored on his own laptop to enable him to become an independent learner at school and use software which is specific to his needs. This will help the bright young man in his […]

5 new organisations and a mini bus

As well as allocating £100,000 to award winners in 2016, the JTYAF has also added 5 new youth organisations, including Christchurch District Scouts and St Michael’s Middle School. We will also be buying a 17 seater mini bus for the Ferndown Schools Pyramid. It looks set to be an exciting year ahead! Thank you to everyone who […]

DofE Awards for local young people

A number of local young people are taking on their Duke of Edinburgh Awards this year. The awards consist of a volunteering section, physical section, expedition and skills section. A determined young person is working towards her silver Duke of Edinburgh Award by taking part in a qualifying expedition in Dartmoor. A member of Corfe Mullen Youth […]