Applications now open for the next KEEN Coordinator

Applications for the role of KEEN Coordinator 2015-16 are now open.

The Cooridnator is the glue that holds all the different aspects of KEEN together, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the charity. A full job description can be found below.

To apply, please email to request an application pack. Applications will close at noon on Saturday, 28th February. Interviews will be held on a mutually convenient week day evening during week commencing 9th March.

All queries should be directed to the KEEN office on or 01865 264173.

KEEN Coordinator Job description


Happy New Year!

The KEEN office has now reopened after the Christmas break. Sessions will begin in the week commencing Monday 19th January:

  • Mon 19th Jan: GrEAT  at the Mitre, High Street, 7:40 – 9:30pm.
  • Fri 23rd Jan: Ice Skating at Oxford Ice Rink, 5:50 – 7:30pm.
  • Sat 24th Jan: AllSorts at St. Gregory the Great School, 2 – 3:20pm for our younger atheltes, and 3:40 – 5pm for our older athletes.

If you’re a parent or carer of a KEEN athlete, I will soon be in touch with more details about this term’s sessions. In the meantime, if you have any queries remember you can get a hold of me by emailing or by telephone on 01865 264173.

Happy new year!


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End of sessions, and a Merry Christmas to all!

KEEN’s sessions have now finished for the Christmas break.  Thanks to everyone who has come along and taken part in KEEN Teens, GrEAT, Zig-Zag and AllSorts over the last eight weeks – it’s been absolutely brilliant! Photos from this term’s sessions will be up very soon so please do check back soon, here’s a little taster of what’s to come!

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Our sessions will return in the week commencing the 19th January and I’ll be in touch before then with more details.

I hope everyone has a very merry Christmas, and a fantastic New Year!

Best wishes,



Grow Your Tenner is back!

Local Giving’s Grow Your Tenner campaign is back! KEEN relies on the generous support of it’s donors, and there’s never been a better time to donate. Local Giving are now doubling donations of up to £10! At no further expense to you:

  • Your £10 donation could grow to £22.50! (with Gift Aid)
  • By setting up a monthly direct debit of £10 for six months, your donation could grow to £135! (with Gift Aid)

Donating is simple. Just visit and click on “Donate Now” for one off donations or “Pay Monthly” for new regular donations. Choose the amount you’d like to donate and proceed to payment by debit card, standing order or Paypal. Donations made after the 14th October will automatically be doubled. Thank you!

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Vote for KEEN in the Lloyds Community Fund!


Here at KEEN, we’re delighted to have been short-listed for the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014! There’s up to £3000 available for the community group that receives the most public votes, so we need you (and everyone you know!) to vote for us!  Voting can be done online, by text, Twitter or in a Lloyds branch.

To vote online, please visit our Community Fund profile and click on the “Vote for Us” button and fill in your email address. You’ll then be sent an email with a link – click on this to confirm your vote.

To vote by text, please send “VOTE PJY” to 61119.

To vote by Twitter, simply tweet with “‪#‎CommFund‬ PJY” included in your message. Ask your followers to retweet as this will count too!

Voting can also be done at the Lloyds branches opposite Carfax Tower and in Summertown. Simply ask for a token from the Enquiry desk, and place it in the KEEN Oxford box.

You can cast your vote once via EACH of the four voting methods. You don’t need to be a Lloyds banking customer to vote, so please ask your friends and family to vote too! Any funding we receive will go towards the running of sporting activities for children with special needs.

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