About Us


are we?

The Lighthouse Project is an established Christian Charity in association with Scripture Union. The charity exists to serve the schools of Crawley whilst sharing the Christian faith and values.

The work of The Lighthouse Project originally started 20 years ago and works in partnership with local churches. The charity currently works in 20 schools across Crawley and is made up of paid staff and volunteers.


Lizzie Ashley (Project Leader)

Lizzie has been the Project Leader for The Lighthouse Project since September 2016. She is recently married and has worked with young people for the past 11 years. Her previous experience includes church youth work and roles within the school environment.

Liz Burston (Primary Schools Worker)

Liz has been a Primary Schools Worker for The Lighthouse Project since February 2016. She is married and has 3 daughters. Liz has been involved in children’s work, either voluntarily or in a paid position, for all of her working life.


do we do?

The Lighthouse Project works in partnership with local churches to support schools by promoting spiritual, moral and cultural development. We do this is a variety of ways, including:
  • Collective Worship which has a Christian character
  • Lunch clubs
  • Prayer Spaces
  • It’s Your Move (year 6 transition programme)
  • Reading support
  • Easter and Christmas Explored
  • Relationship and Sex Education