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Working with young people

Helping them to find their strengths

New Meaning Training knows that the formality and structure of mainstream education doesn’t work out for everyone. There can be a multitude of reasons for low attainment and engagement. Coming away from secondary school without the normal progression pathway keys, like English and Maths qualifications, can mean that young people feel a sense of hopelessness and failure. Sometimes this is expressed as disinterest and negativity, but the reality for many is that they’ve not yet tuned into something that works for them. It’s like something needs to flick the switch. Or it may be that there have been other life experiences that have been blocking their path.

New Meaning Training serves Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands - click here to see our locations.


We believe that every young person has the right to fulfil their potential. We patiently work in a holistic way to understand the young person’s barriers to learning and to work out a way forward. We want to help the young people to be inspired about possibilities and opportunities and then to see that they can take more control of their future.

Carpentry & Joinery

Painting & Decorating

Site Work Experience

Gain qualifications and practical experience in this year-long programme

A boost to prepare young people for the workplace

Be inspired about possible jobs whilst getting Maths, English and an employability certificate.

Work Placements you want with Employability & Functional Skills 

One-to-one support and a work placement you really want

Explore performance, nutrition & citizenship

Career planning, teamwork and healthy lifestyle programmes are all part of the mix 

Basic Cooking Techniques

Household Shopping

Making a Simple Meal

Everything you need to start living

a more independent life

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Safeguarding is everyone's business including yours. You can read what we do to protect young people here

"New Meaning makes me want to get out of bed in the morning!"
Young Person

from our training

of graduates are in employment or
further learning

Maths & English  

Useful links

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