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Salina’s Teaching Assistant Career Progression

Specialising in providing high quality apprenticeships in the education and business sectors, HOT Learning has a deep knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and delivery of its Early Years, Teaching Assistant and Business Administration qualifications.
Salina recently completed her Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification at local school, Ravenshall School, through the HOT Leaning Apprenticeship team.

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Unlocking local employment opportunities for sustainable business

It’s great when the Trust’s approach to employment and collaboration is reflected in the partners we work with, as it reinforces a more sustainable way of working. When Simon and Helen contacted the Employment team, looking for new staff members to support the growth of their sustainable clothing business, it was a breath of fresh air.

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Peter’s Story – Case Study

Loneliness can often be caused by situations out of an individual’s control, such as physical health, which was further compounded by restrictions imposed through the COVID pandemic.  This was the case for Peter*, who was referred to the Staying Well Project in March 2020.   

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ESOL Clients Visit Bankfield Museum

On 8th June 2022, in preparation for South Asian Heritage Month 2022 (18th July – 17th August 2022), learners were invited to a visit of Bankfield Museum to explore exhibits from local people throughout Calderdale and contribute their own ideas on South Asian Heritage for an upcoming exhibition.

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Join us for FlavourFest 2022

We’re pleased to be a part of FlavourFest and have a host of events and activities planned for the local community, aimed at bringing people together and sharing the great things we do here in the heart of Park Ward.

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Connecting Opportunities builds independence through Volunteering

Moving from Pakistan to the UK, to join her husband, Yasmin* felt isolated,  wanted to become independent and feel part of the local community in her new home. Halifax Opportunities Trust helped Yasmin with wrap around support, which has led to her becoming a volunteer for the Trust.

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Parveen’s Story – Case Study

Parveen’s Story: In the COVID pandemic the Staying Well team became a community anchor through Halifax Opportunities Trust, to support those who were not able to connect with others due to strict lockdown rules and self-isolation guidelines. Loneliness was a growing concern for the team; one of the reasons why Parveen* was connected with the program.

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‘Stepping Into Spring’ through Collaboration

Stepping into Spring is a weekly support group that encourages attendees to keep active while meeting new people, talking about their experiences and building relationships. All in a relaxed setting, surrounded by the rolling Yorkshire landscape.

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