Our History

We are a local children’s charity that has been running for 21 years.  Our mission is to raise the aspirations of young people in Hull and East Yorkshire by building their confidence with our unique learning experiences.

Our History

1996
Apr 23

JOHN BUTTRICK DELIVERS PILOT PROGRAMME AT FRANCIS ASKEW PRIMARY SCHOOL

1998
Feb 05

HULL CHILDREN’S UNIVERSITY OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

2003
Feb 24

HULL CITY COUNCIL BASE

2007
Jul 12

CHARITABLE STATUS

2009
Apr 30

APPEARANCE ON CHANNEL 4’S “SECRET MILLIONAIRE”

2011
Sep 27

MOVE TO UNIVERSITY OF HULL BASE

2012
Apr 05

HULL CCG GROUP FUNDING BEGINS ALLOWING CHARITY TO GROW SIGNIFICANTLY

2013
May 15

LOOKED AFTER CARE PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

2015
Mar 06

JOHN BUTTRICK RETIRES, NATASHA BANKE APPOINTED AS NEW DIRECTOR

May 02

LETTERBOX SCHEME LAUNCHED

Aug 25

HULL CCG FUNDING ENDS

2016
Apr 05

EXPANSION INTO THE EAST RIDING