The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust is not only committed to preserving the Dartmoor pony on Dartmoor, it also demonstrates the breed’s amazing temperament and versatility by using Dartmoor ponies as the ‘platform for learning’ for children and students of all ages and abilities, as part of its ‘Ponies Inspiring People’ Equine Assisted Learning programmes.
Education Support Partnership is the only charity in the UK providing mental health and wellbeing support services to all education staff. Formed over 140 years ago as a Benevolent Fund for teachers, we have evolved to meet the changing needs of those in the education sector.
At the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) we passionately believe that bright girls deserve the best possible start in life regardless of their family background. They’ll get that start with the outstanding education we provide, and our Bursary Fund is vitally important in making this happen. A bursary-funded place at a GDST school opens the door to a world of possibilities. We’ve helped thousands of girls from disadvantaged backgrounds walk through those doors.
Please give the gift of an education to a young person. Pestalozzi International Village Trust enables young people from some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities to access an education they would not otherwise have.
Since 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) has provided specialist musical education and professional training at the highest international level for the most gifted young musicians, regardless of their financial means. For the fifth consecutive year in 2020, the RCM was rated top conservatoire for performing arts in the UK in the QS World University rankings; in 2020 we were also rated top in Europe.
The UK’s renowned Further Education College for young people aged 16-25 with visual impairment. This college, a registered charity, focuses on delivering academic and vocational qualifications as well as vital independent living skills and a range of enriching extra curricular activities including sports and recreation.
St John's school for the deaf is a day and boarding school for hearing impaired pupils aged 5 to 19. Pupils are taught by specialist teachers of the deaf and emphasis is placed on helping them to develop, understand and use spoken language. This approach is underpinned by a commitment to the use of technology to provide children with maximum access to speech.
Staffordshire University has been singularly successful in encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to aspire to achieve and indeed, to be inspired. At a time when there is so much pressure on young people to perform and to conform in society, it is inevitable that plans can go off track. Staffordshire University has been consistent in showing students a better way to reach their potential and to develop collaborative, interdisciplinary skills essential for career success.
The Student Christian Movement (SCM) has one mission: to show the love of God on campus, in our communities and in the world. Everything that we do is underpinned by our desire to help students deepen their faith by being part of open and inclusive Christian communities that celebrate diversity and campaign on issues of social justice.
The Art Room works in deprived areas using art as a tool for change to unlock the inherent potential of society's most vulnerable children aged 5-16. The challenges they face are making it difficult for them to engage with learning and the school environment. They might be disruptive, withdrawn, or suffering with learning difficulties.