Happy Easter!

10/09/2016

Today is the final day of the school term. We. Have. Made. It. It’s been a busy but great one! Here is what we have been up to… We’ve been running five different ‘I’m the girl I want to be’ eight week courses. Each course has been really different. I love it how the girls who do the course each time really make it their own... Read More

The Girl I Want To Be

10/09/2016

Helen, Roxanne and Kate in March, attended training to deliver a self esteem course for girls called ‘The Girl I Want To Be”. It’s a great course which explores loads of issues such as self image, relationships and fashion through activities and discussions. We will be running the 8 week course in local schools and in Switch Groups soon. Read More

Shine Trip to Flamingo Land

10/09/2016

Shine Trip to Lightwater Valley In July, The Shine Project visited Flamingo Land on what seemed the hottest day of the year. Many of the girls, including Kate and Rachel, tackled most of the rollercoasters there. While Helen G and Helen P were official bag holders for the day. The water rides were a hit with everyone and everyone was... Read More

The Girl I Want To Be Course

10/09/2016

We’ve just finished ‘The Girl I Want To Be Course’ at Cockburn School with a lovely group of Year 8s and Year 9s. We had loads of fun; exploring and discussing a range of issues. All the girls received goodie bags and cards as “Shine Graduates” and a celebration meal out at Frankie and Bennies. These are some comments from... Read More

The Climb

10/09/2016

Stylish harnesses, climbing overhangs, a funny welsh instructor and a good dose of overcoming fears made for a great climbing trip last week. Pretty much none of the girls had climbed before but they were all up the wall in a flash. The girls were fab at giving more difficult climbs a shot, belaying for each other and being encouraging.... Read More

Facebook and Twitter. Get connected.

10/09/2016

Just a little blog post to let you know about our Facebook page and twitter accounts. These are much more likely to be up to date than the website so if you wanted to know what we’re up to here at Shine, check them out and give us a like and a follow! https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Shine-Project-Leeds/669243503170847 https://twitter.com/shine_leeds Read More

Shine Community Reporters

10/09/2016

In November, Lucy Potter from South Leeds Life came and did a community reporting master class with some of the girls from the Tuesday group. They each produced a great article which was published on SLL. Check the articles out here… http://www.southleedslife.com/life-south-leeds-shine/ http://www.southleedslife.com/life-south-leeds-school-south-leeds-academy/ http://www.southleedslife.com/life-south-leeds-strumming-south-leeds/ http://www.southleedslife.com/life-south-leeds-fell-off-horse/ http://www.southleedslife.com/life-south-leeds-holbeck-moor/ Read More

5 Ways To Support Shine

10/09/2016

Feeling sporty? Sign up to run a Leeds 10k with us to raise money for Shine. Feeling creative? Donate A Photo. Take one photo a day and we will get a dollar for each photo. Feeling friendly? Volunteer your time. Feeling generous? Become a regular financial giver to Shine. Feeling social? Follow us on Twitter @shine_leeds or like us on Facebook... Read More