Our vision is to develop well rounded, confident and responsible individuals who aspire to achieve their full potential. We will do this
by providing a welcoming, happy, safe, and supportive learning environment in which everyone is equal, and all achievements are
Young Women’s Hub is a safe, nurturing and calm educational setting. We believe that success in life is about more than academic achievement. Success is also about making good choices, building positive relationships and developing the resilience to overcome challenges.
At the heart of everything we do are our students. Our curriculum is student-centred, and we aim for their education to be inspiring, stimulating and challenging and where every student is valued and respected.
We deliver extra-curriculum and vocational lessons, which help build self-confidence, self-esteem and a positive self-image in the student; to fill learning gaps, enable progress and provide opportunities to learn from each other and build positive values.
History and Achievements
LYWRP is launched
We’ve helped approximately 20,000 young women in the 30 years since opening.
Ahead of our time, we established LGBT groups in 1992.
Sexual Health Resources
We delivered the SHIFT project: one of the first projects to use a telephone or text service for young people to request sexual health information.
Body Mind Society project
We’ve helped over 30 girls explore and understand their body image via the Body Mind Society project, in which 100% of participants reported improved self-esteem.
Transition projects, holiday schemes and residential trips
Since 1999, we’ve launched transition projects, holiday schemes and residential trips for disabled and non-disabled girls, attended by over 30 girls a day.
Emotional Health Development project
In 2004, we delivered the Emotional Health Development project to over 40 primary schools in Lewisham. We also delivered the Citizenship One project in 30 schools across Lewisham over the course of three years.
Our Alternative Education programme
In 2013, we launched our Alternative Education programme, providing educational placement’s for up to 15 girls.
Independent school status
In November 2018 we gained Independent School Status
- To provide a range of holistic, wrap around services which include education and extra curriculum activities plus other support services to girls and young women aged 8-16 in order that they develop their physical, mental and emotional capacities. Our efforts are geared towards enabling them to grow as confident individuals, become outstanding members of the community and support them in improving their life chances.
- To formally educate girls and young women, aged 8-16, who through their social and economic circumstances are in need of an education facility where they can gain formal qualifications, which will improve their economic well-being and enable them to make a positive contribution to their community.
Head of School/Proprietor & Safeguarding Lead
School Coordinator and Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Chair and Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Jeanette Hussein-Safeguarding Trustee