What we do

An A-Z of our projects and programmes

ContinYou develops and manages a range of innovative pilot projects and educational programmes in community and school settings. We have over 30 years’ experience of managing programmes and working in partnership. Successful outcomes range from improved self-confidence to an increase in educational attainment.

Use this section of the website for quick access to our main programmes and services via an alphabetical list of links to project pages and external project websites.

Our projects and programmes

Bike clubs (external website) – Bike Club is an inspirational programme that builds cycling into the everyday lives of children and young people. ContinYou is one of the partners running this UK-wide project. The other main partners are: CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation; UK Youth; Youth Scotland; Youth Action NI; and Youth Cymru.

Breakfast Clubs – Guidance and support on setting up and running sucessful breakfast clubs.

CânSing – This programme aims to raise the profile and standard of singing across Wales.

Community focused schools – Supporting the development of community-focused schools across Wales.

Cook and Eat Well (external website) – Cook and Eat Well in Coventry is funded by the Coventry Health Improvement Programme (CHIP), and delivered by ContinYou and Groundwork West Midlands. The programme, which operates in schools and communities across the city, aims to reduce obesity through promoting good nutrition, improving healthy eating and developing cooking skills.

Extra-curricular activities (external website) – With funding from the Department for Education, ContinYou has set up and now runs the Learning Exchange. This moderated networking website is for anyone involved in developing and managing extra-curricular activities and programmes.

International Centre of Excellence for Community Schools (www.icecs.com) – Building a network of community schools around the world.

National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education – Supporting supplementary schools in England.

Parent Partnership Services – Support for parents/carers of children with special educational needs (SEN).

Pyramid – After-school clubs to help shy, quiet, withdrawn children grow in confidence.

Seeds, Soup and Sarnies (external website) – Plant, Grow, Cook, Share and Eat: that’s what Seeds Soup and Sarnies is all about. This practical Big Lottery-funded project delivers family learning courses in Cornwall and Middlesbrough, to improve people’s growing skills, their self-confidence, and social interaction within the two communities. ContinYou’s partners include the Eden Project, Cornwall Family Learning, Volunteer Cornwall, and Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change.

Share – Family learning materials for parents/carers of children in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.

Skilled for Health – Courses run in a range of settings to develop health and health literacy.

Funders and partners

We work with many different types of organisation in order to achieve our project outcomes. Read about our funders and partners.


If you’re looking for information about a specific project that isn’t listed here, or you’re interested in what we’ve achieved over the past few years, take a look at our history.