Poverty is never a child's fault

I felt like I'd time hopped into a scene from Oliver Twist and visualised kitchen staff being instructed not only to refuse second helpings but refuse any food at all (18.11.21) Read more

Our longing for belonging

It’s no longer sticks and stones that break people’s bones, it’s words that are hurting us. Every day we see the damage caused to children by cruel words (29.11.21) Read more

It takes a village to raise a child

Poverty is not a lifestyle choice, it’s caused by rising housing costs, low pay, unreliable working hours, and the second most expensive childcare costs in the world (08.12.21) Read more

Let's celebrate our differences

Everyone Is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid. Everyone has talent, they just need the right environment (17.12.21) Read more

Look for those who are helping

You’ll always see people who are helping. There will always be people running towards the problem. Concentrate on them, and if possible, be one of them (19.01.22) Read more

Little things are the big things

This is where the magic really happens - when we continue to make a big difference to young people’s lives, little by little, day by day. It's when we do the little things well (31.01.22) Read more

Same storm, different boats

As the economic effects of the pandemic continue to come like waves, it’s those in our community who have the least who will continue to feel it the most (18.02.22) Read more

Tough times teach us the most

When the setbacks keep coming we keep on going, and that's how we measure our success. We must now practice what we preach, and learn and grow from our failure (28.02.22) Read more

It's time to step into our power

Bath is one of the richest cities in the UK, but it also one of the most unequal. Although that is the way it is now, it does not have to be the way it stays (10.03.22) Read more

Develop stronger communities

School holidays are the toughest time for families on the breadline, every penny counts, and the pinch from the loss of a term-time, free school meal is felt the most. (17.03.22) Read more

Classrooms without walls

Why do we get annoyed and frustrated when children and young people fail to learn lessons we failed to teach them? We must prepare children to be the best they can be. (23.03.22) Read more

You can’t be it if you can’t see it

It’s no surprise that people respond best to the role models they relate to and girls simply aren’t seeing enough relatable role models participating in sport. (15.04.22) Read more