Our stories

Read the real stories of our young people and volunteers.

Please note that, unless otherwise stated, the names of the young people have been changed to preserve their anonymity.

Where are they now? Rhys’ story

Five years have passed since the making of this video but we are delighted that Rhys has kept in touch and pops in to share news from time to time.

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Learners in their own words

FILM: Young people achieve when they learn with us.  And not only that but they enjoy it and start to feel good about themselves too…  Find out from young people themselves just why it works for them. 

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Could you volunteer with us?

FILM: Volunteering at the Rendezvous is really rewarding. Hear what our volunteer tutors have to say about it in the short video (1m) below and get in touch for more information.

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Amy’s story

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I’m Amy, and I want to share my experience at the Rendezvous.

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Emily’s story

My name is Emily, I’m 16 years old. I have always struggled with school at how to manage in big groups and not knowing what was going to happen.

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Szy’s story

Szy is a care leaver who didn’t get a Maths qualification whilst he was at school. At 22 he was very aware that not having his Maths GCSE was holding him back in life.

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