The #AchievingBoys category celebrates projects and organisations that are helping Cheltenham’s boys to overcome the unique challenges they face, such as education and criminal exploitation.
Cheltenham Town Premier League Kicks
Cheltenham Town Community Trust’s Premier League Kicks worked with young males from across Cheltenham to develop their confidence, ambition and social skills, giving them the tools to make positive choices in their life and steering them away from societal challenges such as violence and anti-social behaviour.
Every Cloud Play & Creative Arts Therapy CIC
Every Cloud work with boys and girls, but their work with boys and young men especially helps to support those who are excluded or at risk of exclusion and who struggle with challenging behaviour. They support them to gain self-belief and work through past experiences of trauma.
FameLab Academy, run by Cheltenham Festivals, links science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals with year 9 pupils from 13 Gloucestershire schools to foster young peoples’ skill and interest in STEM careers, researching and then presenting science topics of their choosing.