Prioritising Education

Homes2Inspire have three dedicated Education Engagement Coordinators who are the link between the home, the local authority and the school. They advise on admissions, attend statutory meetings to advocate for our young people and provide career's advice across all homes.

Delivering Qualifications
As a registered Youth Awards Provider, we encourage all our young people to complete the Asdan Accredited Youth Achievement Awards. The awards range from Bronze to Platinum which upon completion, the young person will be credited UCAS points.
Assessing Development
We use the Boxall Profile to track the progress of cognitive development and behavioural traits of our young people. We work with local authorities and schools to identify and implement strategies for development and how we can best support them.
Empowered Shopping Experience - Somerset Council Partnership

Empowered Shopping Experience - Somerset Council Partnership

The Homes2Inspire team have recently facilitated an empowered shopping experience at their furniture provider in Bicester ‘A Touch of Furniture’ on 22 June

August 22, 2022 0 Comments

Homes2Inspire wins Somerset contract

Homes2Inspire, working with Shaw Education Trust, has won a groundbreaking key strategic contract to deliver support to young people in Somerset. The contract reflects who we are as a child to career charity and will be worth more than £60 million over the next ten years. It will provide children’s residential homes, foster homes and therapeutic...
November 4, 2021 0 Comments

Keeping children safe online during Covid19

Training and Development Manager Alice Morley reflects on how we have been upskilling staff to support children to be safe online during Covid19.

August 24, 2020 0 Comments

What is working in a Homes2Inspire childrens' home like?

Have you ever wondered what working in children's home is like? Here some of our colleagues talk about their experiences.


If you would be interested in working at Homes2Inspire then click here to apply.

August 11, 2020 0 Comments
Our Education Team
Paul Maginnis - Senior Education Engagement Coordinator

Paul joined Homes2Inspire in June 2016. Prior to joining Homes2Inspire, Paul worked as an employability adviser helping NEET young people into employment, education and training. Paul is a qualified careers adviser has a passion for helping young people fulfil their potential, whether it be academically or vocationally.

Angela Day - Education Engagement Coordinator

Angela has worked in secondary school settings since 2009 working predominately in pastoral management. In this role Angela worked alongside social services, pupil referral units and various alternative provisions. Moving onto a position as Careers and Business Enterprise Coordinator in 2017 Angela qualified as a careers adviser before joining Homes2Inspire in April 2019.

Laura Trow - Education Engagement Coordinator

Laura joined Homes2Inspire in January 2020. Laura has a degree in Youth and Community Development as well as a PGCE in Further Education. Laura has worked with young people for 12 years in different educational settings, including schools, colleges and prisons. Laura’s previous roles have given her experience in pastoral care, IAG and course design and delivery.