Our networks

Voicebox

Voicebox is a pupil participation network for secondary schools which encourages Manchester pupils to use their voices in meaningful and effective ways. The idea is to increase participation and engagement to ensure that young people in Manchester schools are linked to and represented at strategic and decision-making levels in the city. 

Training & Events

Voicebox Secondary - 5 February 2020

Universal Secondary Special

Established to support the development of school councils and to promote pupil voice, our Voicebox network encourages and empowers pupils by...

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Voicebox Secondary - 25 March 2020

Universal Secondary Special

Established to support the development of school councils and to promote pupil voice, our Voicebox network encourages and empowers pupils by...

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Voicebox Secondary - 13 May 2020

Universal Secondary Special

Established to support the development of school councils and to promote pupil voice, our Voicebox network encourages and empowers pupils by...

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Voicebox BIG HEALTH CHALLENGE - 1 JULY 2020

Universal Secondary Special

Established to support the development of school councils and to promote pupil voice, our Voicebox network encourages and empowers pupils by...

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Resources

Big Health Challenge 2018-2019 Information

This year we invite all secondary schools to take part in the Big Health Challenge on Wednesday 10th July 2019 . Download the Powerpoint here for more information.

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Voicebox Slides - March 2019

This session focused on First Aid and Organ Donation education:

  • Update on Health Challenge 2018/2019
  • First Aid Workshop with Millie's Trust
  • Organ Donation education
  • Update on No Smoking Competition


This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Voicebox Slides - February 2019

This session focused on No-Smoking Day and International Women's Day and inlcuded:

  • No Smoking Day competition launch
  • Gender Stereotype workshop
  • Saheli - understanding forced marriage
  • How to promote and fundraise for Saheli on International Women's Day


This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Voicebox Slides - December 2018

This session focused on Human Rights Day and World AIDS Day and inlcuded:

  • The Big Health Challenge review
  • Human Rights workshop with Amnesty International
  • HIV and AIDs Fact-Finding Workshop
  • Q&A with George House Trust

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

Voicebox Slides - October 2018

This session focused on World Mental Health Day and Anti-Bullying Week and includes:

  • Take Ten Reading Campaign and Shelf Help with Loreto High School
  • Big Health Challenge initial launch
  • Mental Health, Social Media and Cyberbullying workshop with Kooth
  • 'Should social media be banned?' Debate
  • Anti-Bullying Week poster competition launch


This resource is only available for Manchester Schools