Martin Quashie, corps member, Barclays team.
children received mentoring support in 2012.
children received intensive 1:1 literacy and numeracy support.
corps members received intensive personal development support and work experience
Positive role models …
City Year London deploys diverse teams of 18-25 year old volunteers (known as corps members) into schools, to perform in-school and after-school programmes and to undertake civic engagement initiatives. Corps members serve full time for a period of 10 months, each volunteering more than 1,700 hours of service providing a consistent presence in the local community.
“It is hard to imagine the school today without the City Year corps members on the Barclays Capital team. It is a joy to see how the corps members are learning and growing as they work with us to support our children.” Janet Sheehan, Head Teacher, St Anne’s Catholic Primary School.
Magic Breakfast delivers free, healthy breakfast to primary schools with more than 50% free school meals. Hunger is a barrier to eduction and giving these children a good start to their day is critical to ensuring they reach their full potential at school.Magic Breakfast
Tech City Stars will equip 125 youngsters local to the Old St area with a digital apprenticeship and City & Guilds NVQ bespoke to the industry.Tech City Stars
Inspiring Reading places volunteers into schools to support children who are struggling with their reading. Inspring these children to read is critical element in our fight against child poverty in London.Inspiring Reading
Keeping children safe … It is well known that if children do not feel safe, they cannot learn to their full potential. The missdorothy.com programme educates children aged 7-11 on how to keep safe and manage the risks they may face at school, home,...Miss Dorothy
Connecting young people to real jobs … London offers many opportunities for young people to explore their talents and unlock their potential. However, existing provision for training and careers advice remains largely disconnected from employers...Young London Working
Prospects, not problems … The Place2Be is a school-based counseling service, dedicated to improving the emotional wellbeing of children, their families and the whole school community. Children today have all sorts of worries from friendships...The Place2Be Shoreditch Hub
Using sport to teach life skills … Working with young people aged 8-19 years old to help them engage in the schooling system and achieve their academic potential via a structured sports engagement programme using dance and table tennis. Delivered...Playing To Win