Inspiring Futures is a 6-week programme of events, activities, and workshops to help young women aged 11-19 understand and explore career opportunities, life skills, physical, social, and mental well being.

Free funded places available to girls living in Weetslade, Camperdown or Longbenton wards of North Tyneside. If your do not live in these wards but still live in North Tyneside please get in touch first to check availablility!

OPEN INVITATION EVENTS – John Willie Sams Centre, Tue 18th June 4.30-6.00pm, Sat 22nd June 9am-10.30am or Tue 25 June 4.30-6.00pm.

Inspiring Futures aims to:

  • offer a safe space for young women to learn new skills and socialise.
  • help young women explore career opportunities through life skills workshops.
  • reduce young women’s likelihood of becoming unemployed.
  • explore physical literacy among young women.
  • improve and empower positive self-awareness within young women.

The modules are broken down as the following topics:

CORE MODULES

  1. Healthy eating – Understanding nutrition, planning and cooking healthy meals
  2. Be safe – Having an awareness of night-time safety and self defence
  3. Physical literacy – What is my relationship with movement and physical activity?​
  4. Healthy relationships – Identifying what makes a healthy relationship and understanding sexual health
  5. Cyber-bulling – Explore our relationship with social media and internet safety​

How to get involved

Please use the form button below – please note a parent/guardian must complete this form for any person aged under 16. The contact email address supplied will be used for all correspondence.

We will be looking to start our first group mid June with further intakes in August, October, December and January (2025). To sign up please use the button below.

Levelling up funding

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund with the North East Combined Authority as the lead authority.

The North East Combined Authority is a partnership of three local authorities: Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, and Northumberland County Council and the North of Tyne Elected Mayor. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

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