£35,000 over one year to Evelyn Grace Academy to allow it to continue to offer emotional well-being and therapeutic support to vulnerable students facing challenges and difficulties. This support will be a mixture of one-to-one counselling or therapy sessions, self management workshops and lunch clubs.
£22,069 over one year to Windmill Schools Cluster for a Parental Engagement programme involving low income parents from Holy Trinity, Jublilee, Orchard, St Jude’s, Sudbourne Primary Schools and City Heights Academy. This programme includes Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) training, ESOL lessons and educational support sessions for Spanish/Portuguese speaking pupils and parents and facilitating a Cluster Parents Forum producing an "Activities Guide" for low income families.
£39,000 over three years to Hill Mead Primary School for their Theatre Enrichment Programme. The dramatic arts are at the heart of Hill Mead’s curriculum and this will expand its provision and deliver 9 projects across the school (Nursery to Year 6) including: experiencing theatre performance; workshops with actors and other theatre professionals; creation of theatre performances; storytelling and creative writing; behind the scenes tours; parent participation.
£50,000 over two years to Home-Start Lambeth for their Resilient and Ready Project. The project will provide specialist volunteer support to vulnerable parents on a low income with at least one child under the age of five where barriers to the children’s development and achievement have been identified by referrers (social workers/health visitors). Volunteers will work with the families for 2 - 3 hours per week to identify where changes may be needed and help them develop strategies to do so. Volunteers will spend time playing and interacting directly with the children, aiding their development. They will teach strategies for behaviour management, model play and showing parents the importance play has on preparing the child for school.
£60,000 over three years to Fenstanton Primary School for their Reading Recovery programme. This targets the lowest achieving 6 year olds. Pupils receive 30 minute daily 1-1 intensive tuition from a specially trained teacher. Older children who are at a similarly low reading level may also be referred for intensive sessions by the Special Needs Coordinator ( SENCO) at school . The pupils would complete a programme of up to 20 weeks in duration. In addition, all Year 1 PP children will receive daily reading input (in groups of 6) with a trained adult for 30 minutes a day.
£62,805 over three years to Windmill Schools Cluster towards their Natural Thinkers programme. This aims to connect urban children with nature and the developmental benefits associated with outdoors education. This grant would provide opportunities for low income pupils and their parents from across Windmill Cluster (Christ Church, Holy Trinity, Livity, Orchard, Richard Atkins, St Judes, St Lukes and Sudbourne primary schools and City Heights Academy) to participate in a programme of activities including Ambassadors training and an overnight family camp for pupils struggling with confidence and social skills, Family Learning gardening workshops for Early Years pupils and opportunities to volunteer as Peer Mentors for secondary school pupils.
£64,759 over three years to Lilian Baylis Technology Secondary school for their Year 11 Subject Tutoring project. This project will offer targeted Pupil Premium Y11 students subject mentoring in groups of 4 for 45 minutes per week. Each day 4 graduate Teaching Assistants will tutor groups of Y11 students in 4s from 3.00 - 3.45 or 3.45 - 4.30 whilst the rest of Y11 are in lessons. This will run for 5 days pw all year with the tutoring being in a different subject each day. Each student will have a personalised learning booklet along with a targeted work book, that they will work through with the graduate Teaching Assistant.
£72,759 over three years to Toucan Employment for their Lambeth NEET (not in employment, education or training) employment project. Toucan is a well established specialist employment charity providing training, work experience and assistance with applying for jobs to people with learning disabilities. Toucan also works with employers to identify appropriate jobs and provides regular in-work support to both clients and employers for as long as required.
£72,985 over three years to EFA London for their Learn Together programme which provides ESOL for parents to support their children's education. This training will improve primary school parents’ understanding of the English education system and develop the language skills needed to communicate with schools and support their children’s learning. Lessons specifically aim to develop practical English skills and social integration and also include training on how to access mainstream institutions and services ranging from financial to employment. This training will run in four Lambeth Primary Schools.
£85,905 over three years to Oval Learning Cluster towards the cost of whole class music tuition and participation in lunchtime bands, orchestras and ensembles for Lambeth pupil premium pupils in Wyvil, Vauxhall and St Andrews CE Primary Schools.
£108,000 over three years to South Lambeth Schools Partnership to run Lambeth Children University. This project provides 7 to 14 year olds with exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside normal school hours in order to boost achievement, raise aspirations and foster a love of learning. This will be delivered to 200 low income Lambeth pupils across 10 schools in the Partnership.
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