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Christmas reward trip to Hollywood Bowl Added on Friday 19 December (at 12:41PM)


Young people who had earned a Platinum Reward this term chose to go Bowling with their POINTZ.

They enjoyed a game of bowling and played some pool!

Well done for all your hard work this term!

Skillz spots Children in Need Added on Friday 14 November (at 11:45AM)


Today staff and young people at Skillz are raising money for Children in Need with different spotty challenges!

This week the young people have been making masquerade masks, posters and Joinery projects around the theme and today we have all donned super spots and face paint in honour of Pudsey!

We are also running pool and sport challenges and decorating yummy buns and cookies with spotty icing.

For all the activities that young people take part in, Skillz will donate to Children in Need; watch this space for our total!

Dare you wear to show you care? Added on Friday 24 October (at 13:35PM)


Skillz staff and young people are all 'wearing it pink' today, to raise money for Breast Cancer Research.

To find out more and donate, visit:

Love Construction and Teaching? Added on Wednesday 15 October (at 15:53PM)


Do you work in construction and want a new challenge..?

We have an exciting opportunity for a unique individual.

• Do you have the drive to work with young people aged 11-19, who are not able to reach their full potential in a mainstream secondary classroom setting?
• Do you have skills in facilitating accredited construction sessions with young people?
• Do you thrive in an ever changing and challenging role?

We will offer....
• Flexible working in a supportive environment, based in Leeds
• Competitive salary
• The opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative

You need to....
• Be motivated to work with young people with complex needs
• Have experience of facilitating group work and planning sessions
• Ideally, have experience/qualifications of teaching/training others (i.e. PGCE, Cert ED, PTLLS or equivalent) or a strong desire to do so

If this sounds like you - get in touch!

Salary £8-£15per hour- Depending on Qualifications and Experience
Hours negotiable for the right applicant.

All roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously CRB), satisfactory references and completion of a probationary period.

Email: or telephone 0113 2635988
for an application pack

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 4.00pm

Skillz Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This is reflected in the way that new staff are recruited.

Sex...worth talking about. Added on Friday 03 October (at 11:39AM)


Just a reminder that we have a full C:Card and sexual health Service @ Skillz HQ in Wortley.

We can offer young people:

Condoms and other things for your sexual health
Pregnancy tests
Chlamydia tests
Advice and support

This is open to all young people, you don't have to attend Skillz.

Want an appointment?

Ring Claire on - 0113 2635988
Email -
Message -

The Great Skillz Bake Off for Macmillan Cancer Support Added on Wednesday 01 October (at 14:02PM)


Check out our baking Skillz! :)