News & Blog

Here you’ll find the latest news from Challengers and blog posts from our Senior Leadership Team, Trustees, parents and staff to share interesting thoughts and ideas.

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week

Author:: Challengers Communications

This week we’re celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May 2024) which aims to remind people of the significance of mental wellbeing in our lives. Shining a light on this important topic, we interviewed our Community Liaison Manager Zoe Youkee, who is part of Challengers’ Wellbeing team and organises a number of initiatives to support the mental health of members of staff.

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Wood Street Jazz Festival – Q&A with Marianne

Author:: Challengers

With our 10th Anniversary of the legendary Wood Street Jazz Festival coming up soon on Sunday 21st July, we caught up with Marianne Windham, Chair of Guildford Jazz – which Challengers hosts the event in partnership with – for a Q&A on all things Jazz Fest.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Author:: Ella Arbelaez - Rodriguez

To celebrate International Women’s Day, our Head of People and Culture Ella shares some of the things we’re doing at Challengers to ensure that women feel supported, valued and represented.

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The importance of child engagement 

Author:: Challengers

Engaging with children and young people to hear their views and involve them in decision making is integral to the way we work at Challengers.  Read on to find out more about our child engagement work.

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Celebrating Disability History Month  

Author:: Challengers

Between 16th November and 16th December 2023, people across the UK will take the time to acknowledge the history, culture and achievements of disabled people as part of Disability History Month.

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