Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Overall weighted support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?



ReconnectEd is dedicated to tackling the root causes of school exclusion through a trauma-informed emotional coaching programme. Their small team is poised for growth and impact, pending the successful development of their pilot programme, and driven by a commitment to measuring and enhancing its effectiveness. They have already showcased promising initial impact through notable improvements in self-regulation and mental well-being among participants and are seeking to strengthen operational capabilities and diversify funding sources moving forward.

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Analysis by Giving is Great


  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker recently and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender
Financial Data
Income & Spending ?
Income Spending Surplus/
Assets Employees Volunteers
31/08/23 £88,003 £82,111 £5,892 £5,892
31/08/22 £13,316 £3,162 £10,154 £10,154
Established: 3 years
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What it does
ReconnectEd is a social enterprise set up to help young people at risk of exclusion to flourish in mainstream school. It provides a trauma-informed emotion coaching programme to address the root causes of school exclusion with coaches recruited from young people’s communities, so they understand the issues young people are facing. They work in Multi-Academy Trusts in areas of deprivation in close collaboration with schools and local stakeholders
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
Legal Constitution
This is a social enterprise, not a registered charity

Who supports them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
The Fore£30,000
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
The EQ Foundation£4,800
Specific Donations
Amount When
To be used for
The EQ Foundation - Grant to The Reconnected Education Project
£4,800 22/05/2024
To support fundraising consultancy
The Fore - Grant to The Reconnect Education Project CIC
£30,000 01/04/2024
Reconnect help young people at risk of exclusion to flourish in mainstream schools. They coach at risk young people in schools in Sheffield, addressing the root causes of exclusion while enhancing ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - ReconnectEd Coaching Programme
£10,000 06/01/2023
The funding will be used to deliver a youth coaching programme for young people at risk of exclusion from education. The project aims to help young people that are facing adversity to achieve their ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How do they operate?

Coaching Programme

Objectives: To help young people at risk of exclusion to flourish in mainstream schools

Beneficiaries: Children at risk of school exclusion

Location: Sheffield

Description: ReconnectEd delivers an emotion coaching programme to strengthen wellbeing and resilience of targeted young people at risk of exclusion, supporting their families, schools and communities to ensure a joined-up approach that will facilitate change within the education system.

Their delivery team consists of three Coaches and one Coaching Supervisor. These coaches work 30 hours a week during term time and at certain times during holiday periods. Coaches are allocated to schools and are technically employed by those schools but with the cost met jointly by ReconnectEd and Brigantia Academy Trust. At any one time a coach will handle 15-20 children and provide a bespoke service aiming to improve their


Who works here?

    CEO & Co-founder
Alex has nearly 20 years’ experience as a senior leader in not-for-profit organisations helping children and young people facing adversity to achieve their potential. She has also nearly 10 years' governance experience, serving both as a charity Trustee and a Governor of Westside School (AP) where she represented the governing body at their successful 2019 OFSTED inspection. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Coaching from ....more
    Director of Education and Co-founder
Belinda has successfully led a Special School and Alternative Provision School and has valuable experience as an OFSTED inspector, School Governor and Trustee of a Multi-Academy Trust. Belinda has also trained as a Coach through the University of Manchester and for the NPQH programme and has worked as an Achievement Coach for the charity Achievement for All. More recently she has worked as a Programme Director for a reducing exclusions project ....more
    Director of Operations and Co-founder
Georgia has valuable experience supporting young people facing adversity to achieve their potential in roles at Barnardo’s, NSPCC, Missing People and Royal SpringBoard. These roles have involved delivering early intervention programmes to young people at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation, as well as developing and growing a programme supporting Looked-After and Vulnerable young people to gain life-changing educational opportunities. Georgia ....more

How is it governed?

Directors (5)
Current Directors appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Directors: 31-64
Legal constitution
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/12/2021, number: 13819176
Main office

124 City Road London

Data Sources

360 Giving

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