A grant of £25,000 over one year to help fund the Young Carers Project Manager post. This project specifically supports young people aged 5-18 who are caring for, or helping to care for, someone at home.
A grant of £25,926 over two years to the Fatherhood Institute to encourage fathers take a more active role in their children's education, in particular by regularly reading to their primary school age children.
Grant of £31,141 over 2 years to the Start Right Project to provide specialist volunteer help for families with exceptionally complex needs.
Grant of £3,000 towards the Better Reading Partnership (BRP) project. This is a literacy project using specially trained Teaching Assistants and targets children aged 5-11 years who are at risk of failing to reach the national average in literacy. Literacy improvement amongst our target low-income beneficiaries is one of our Governers' priorities.
Grant of £60,000 over three years to boost attainment in English and Maths for children from Lambeth low-income homes. SHINE@St Stephens is a a Saturday school providing 'alternative and creative' learning designed to boost attainment in English and Maths.
£585,000 over the three years of the programme. Our apprenticeship scheme took some of the most challenging NEETS (not in education, employment or training) and through a well-funded and tailor made scheme helped increase their employability and to improve their long-term prospects. See our summary of the project here; click 'read more' to read as summary from the external evaluator.
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