£40,000 over two years to Holy Trinity Tulse Hill. This grant will enable NEET young Lambeth residents to benefit from work experience, vocational training and employment support by participating in the "self build" of a new straw bale "community hub" building at Holy Trinity Church, Tulse Hill.
£42,225 over three years to Fotosynthesis. The project will work across 8 Lambeth primary schools. Over 130 low income pupils (Reception/Year 1) will participate in Literacy through Photography and Numeracy through Photography sessions. There will also be a family learning session held at each of the 8 schools.
£51,000 over three years to SE1 United's Upgrade Yourself project. The project offers a mix of one-to-one academic tuition, mentoring, employability support and personal development activities tailored to individual need. This will be offered to pupil premium pupils from Lilian Baylis Technology School and London Nautical School. Paid staff are supported by over 40 volunteers including teachers, career advisers and professionals from organisations such as Price Waterhouse Cooper, Kings College London, Westminster School, ITV and Coin Street Community Builders.
£60,000 over three years to Walworth Garden Farm. The grant will fund 15 unemployed low income Lambeth residents to undertake accredited Level 2 training in Work Based Horticulture including theory, guided learning and work experience for a range of clients. The National Careers Service provides employment training and the Farm also organises volunteer mentors to provide support with literacy and numeracy if required.
£60,000 over three years to SYLA's education programme. It will fund 3 x 2 hour sessions per week of out-of-school educational support with literacy for under achieving black boys aged 8-11 referred by local primary schools. They will be collected from primary schools by minibus for twice weekly after-school sessions. They will also be inducted into SYLA's Saturday programme receiving leadership training and mentoring while their parents will attend training in how to parent their sons and support their education more effectively.
£60,000 over three years to NOPA for their school counselling service at Richard Atkins Primary School. NOPA develops skills and confidence by providing training in the performing arts and therapeutic interventions.
NOPA will run intensive counselling service for 18 children and provide a range of interventions to parents including one to one counselling, advice and advocacy on problems ranging from housing to food poverty.
NOPAs also provides training in small groups to develop more effective parenting skills, increase understanding of the educational system and build more constructive relationships with school staff.
£60,000 over three years to Blackfriars Advice Centre to provide financial education lessons to between 500-1000 Lambeth teenagers across Year 9 – Year 11 (13 – 16 year olds) each year. These lessons will be provided as part of the new citizenship curriculum as well as through PSHE, depending on the needs and capacity of the individual school.
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