Secondary schools and colleges can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE and A-Level.
Grants are generally awarded towards new builds, refurbishment and technical equipment.
The funding is being made available through the Wolfson Foundation’s Secondary Education Programme.
The school or college should meet all of the following criteria:
- be state-funded
- have at least two years of exam results available
- have been inspected by Ofsted / Estyn / HMIE / ETI and have an overall outcome of ‘Good’ or above
- be able to demonstrate an achieved level of excellence OR significant progress towards excellence through, for example, inspection reports and progress made by students
- if a predominantly denominational or faith based school, it should have a non-discriminatory entry policy in respect of religious allegiance or at least 10% of pupils must be of other denominations, faiths or none.
The closing date for stage 1 applications will be the 10th June 2021. Stage 2 applications will be via invitation only.