We run a wide range of projects for children and young people including art exhibitions, poetry festivals, debating and spelling competitions and science exhibitions to find our schools' most promising young engineers. We also offer a broad range of courses for adults. Whether child or adult, our initiatives are about helping people reach the best of their ability.
PROGRAMMES & PROJECTS.
In partnership with our schools we plan, fund and deliver programmes and projects to support everyone in our community.
See our recent projects below.
A social action project which is linking together young people from schools with older people living in care homes.
Holiday and Food Programme 2021
With funding from the local authority we provided exciting Easter holiday programmes, across 4 sites, for children on free school meals . Children enjoyed healthy meals plus a range of physical and creative activities all at no cost.
The Art of Engineering
Our annual science project aims to develop an understanding of engineering as well as generating excitement and engagement in STEM subjects. Gallery
Our united response to the Covid-19 crisis meant support to our community was made available faster and was more effective. Click here to find out more.
The Great Debate
An opportunity for children and young people to develop speaking and listening skills, build confidence and engage in current affairs.
Closing the Word Gap
Whole-school approaches to developing vocabulary and wider language skills supporting children, teachers and parents and carers.
We believe that a greater understanding of money through advice and education transforms lives. From money workshops for children to funded financial programmes for adults, our goal is to empower each individual.
Virtual Olympics 2020
The challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic meant we had to design and deliver projects differently. Our virtual Olympics was delivered to over 1,000 children and young people. Gallery
Our annual inter-school spelling competition to enhance children's knowledge and develop a richness of vocabulary.
Our commitment to raising educational aspirations within our community saw us becoming an WEA Regional Partner award winner in 2018. We continue to offer a broad range of courses for adult learners from a number of partner organisations.