On the road to progress – Jack’s journey on the WLZ programme

Jack was below his reading and writing age and struggled with a lack of confidence. Thanks to a joined up system of support on the West London Zone programme, he is now on the road to improved academics and a happier school experience Read more

How getting back on track academically led to a new direction – Rhiannon pursues her aspirations

Rhiannon was struggling with her academics which contributed to a lack of confidence and low self-esteem. Through working with her Link Worker and WLZ Delivery Partners, Rhiannon gained the courage to pursue a different academic path Read more

Understanding her emotions - Lois’ journey to a more secure sense of self

Lois struggled with her emotional wellbeing, which affected her ability to make positive lasting relationships. Read more about how her Link Worker, John designed her support plan to develop her confidence, build her self-esteem and emotional wellbeing Read more

Finding his future – Ziko develops the confidence and skills to succeed

From low self-confidence and low academic grades to a new sense of purpose and an enthusiastic career plan, Ziko’s journey was supported by his Link Worker, Fembe, and lots of West London Zone delivery partners Read more

From Egypt to London – Xavier’s journey is so much more than geographical

Xavier moved to London from Egypt during the later years of primary school, unaware that this would be a permanent move. As a result, he did not say goodbye to friends and family, which had a huge impact on his ability to settle in his new home. Xavier also had English as an additional language, which only added to the emotional challenges he faced. Read more

A new focus on her future – Nia begins exploring further education

Nia was shy, disengaging with school and unsure of her career direction. Half way through her West London Zone programme she is now looking at university options, joining in with career development courses, and is excited to plan for her future Read more

Pedalling towards perseverance  – George’s West London Zone journey

George struggled with his confidence and regulating his emotions, which affected his academic abilities. Through the support of his Link Worker, Joyce, and the support network she put in place, George has progressed both academically but also outside the classroom in his confidence – and he can now ride a bicycle! Read more

Building strong foundations – Rhys works hard to get back on track

Rhys was struggling at school, academically and emotionally, and with low attendance. The West London Zone programme introduced him to his Link Worker, John, who supported Rhys to get back on track. He is now a more confident and happy young person, doing well in the classroom and making new friends. Read more

(Stilt) walking towards success - Harry’s journey with West London Zone

With a strong network of support and a great pool of local partnerships, Harry increased his academic grades and his confidence, all under the watchful eye of his Link Worker, Jessica Read more


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