West London: a city within a city

As part of a week of celebration, students from William Morris Sixth Form were invited to take part in a film project about their local area of Hammersmith, in West London. Read more

The power of deep listening

As Link Workers, we work to listen deeply to each child and offer empathy so that they feel truly heard and understood. Read more

My role as People and Culture Director

My role as People and Culture Director is to support West London Zone’s ambitious growth and impact strategy while ensuring that it remains a great place to work. Read more

How we work with schools to identify young people for the WLZ programme

In September, we had more children and young people joining the programme than ever before, and as we grow our identification process becomes more and more important. Read more

Bank of America and West London Zone: Clearly Communicating Impact

Creating a balance between being clear, and maintaining our focus on accuracy when communicating our impact externally. Read more

Engaging and building relationships with new families

As a Link Worker, building and maintaining relationships with parents and carers is key to the success of the programme. Read more

Collaboration, coordination and collective impact

Kate Welsh, Head of Partnerships, highlights how our Collective Impact model relies on a coordinated effort and constant communication. Read more

Literacy support bringing schools together across our community

This year, we are continuing to look at new ways to actively join up our local community to provide the best support for young people growing up here. Read more

Local Partnership and Integration: Working with and in existing systems

The second blog in our 5 Years In series sharing our data and insight. Read more

Relationships and goals: creating the right balance

The first blog in our 5 Years In series, sharing our data and insights. Read more

Using drama to help young people to communicate and reflect

In Tie-Dye Drama workshops, there are no pre-made facilitator scripts, wrong moves, or wrong answers. Read more