AAFS by Sophie Gilbert

AAFS by Newhaven Foyer resident, Sophie Gilbert reflects on her experience traveling abroad and the impact that travel has had on her life. Sophie went to South Africa in October 2015 and her story is about…

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Karen Chambers

What is your proudest moment any why? Couldn’t pinpoint 1, but 2 of my proudest moments are achievements of my children! My daughter graduating as a teacher – being nominated for Inspirational Teacher of the year…

Tata to our Direction of Innovation, Colin Falconer

On Friday 25th September, we say ‘tata’ to Colin Falconer, our Director of Innovation, who has shaped the foundations of Advantaged Thinking. Colin has been with the Foyer Federation for 14 years and now feels that the…

Integrate, Contribute and Thrive: Mayday Learning Ability Foyer

In June 2013 Mayday Trust, in collaboration with the Foyer Federation, launched the first Foyer in Europe for people with learning disabilities. Mayday recognised from detailed research that people with learning disability, on leaving school, were…

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‘A way of life’: Doncaster Foyer’s Open Talent journey

In the first of our Open Talent retrospectives, the Foyer Federation’s Amanda Watson talks to Karen Venables about how the programme has impacted attitudes, service delivery and young people’s lives in Doncaster Foyer. Before Open Talent came…