£33,000 over three years has been awarded to London Bubble Theatre for their Speech Bubbles project. This grant will help provide a weekly in-school drama intervention with a specially trained drama practitioner and a member of school staff in four Lambeth primary schools. The project will work with pupils aged 5 – 7 who have a communication need but do not meet the threshold for Speech and Language Therapy.
£50,000 over two years was awarded to Walworth Garden for their horticultural training and employment programme. This will enable unemployed low income Lambeth residents to undertake accredited Level 2 training in Work Based Horticulture including a range of work experience in Walworth Garden’s commercial teams. Project staff provide employment advice and also organise additional interview skills training and volunteer mentors who support with literacy and numeracy.
£60,000 over three years was awarded to Photofusion to provide a part-time community manager and additional hours for the engagement manager, allowing them to extend their employment support for disadvantaged young people age 14-30. The project will provide targeted job training, work placements, employment support and short creative-industry courses. The project provides a pathway on to other programmes, including Brixton Arts Factory and in-house professional development programmes, providing ongoing support with maintaining employment in creative industries.
£66,089 over three years was awarded to Windsor Fellowship for the Junior Fellowship programme. Windsor Fellowship has a strong track record raising attainment and aspirations amongst 14-17 year olds at risk of disengagement and exclusion. It aims to improve academic achievement and help young people realise their academic and career potential. Pupils from Lambeth secondary schools take part in 17 one-day workshops which aim to develop their personal, educational and career skills, aspirations and goals.
£66,915 over three years was awarded to CHIPS for their Unheard Voices project. CHIPS has over 50 years experience supporting communities affected by violence to build relationships and work towards peace. This application is towards small group mentoring using community organising and therapeutic techniques enabling secondary school pupils at risk of disengagement to improve their wellbeing and communication skills plus attendance and behaviour at school.
£70,002 over three years was awarded to Carers' Hub Lambeth for the Lambeth Young Carers Schools Project. After Help for Carers folded in summer 2018, senior programme managers established the Carers Hub as a new organisation. This application is towards the co-ordination of peer support and one-to-one advice and assistance to secondary school pupils who are young carers and their families.
£75,000 over three years was awarded to the Ben Hollioake Learning Centre for their After School Education Scheme. This is an afterschool programme run in partnership with Surrey County Cricket at the Kia Oval providing tuition in literacy, numeracy, IT and cricket to underachieving primary school pupils.
£75,000 over three years was awarded for the IntoUniversity Lambeth Project. This is a learning centre providing after school academic support, mentoring and aspiration-raising FOCUS workshops to pupils aged 7-18 with the aim of raising pupil ambition, confidence and self-esteem and helping them realise their academic potential. IntoUniversity Lambeth are currently working with the following Lambeth schools: Archbishop Sumners Primary; Archbishop Tenisons; Ashmole Primary; Lilian Baylis Technology School; St Mark's Primary; St Stephen's Primary; Vauxhall Primary; Walnut Tree Walk Primary.
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