What we Fund - Education

Music Bursary Fund

A Music Bursary Fund

£185,000 for a Music Bursary Fund, to give more 7 to 11 year old children in West Berkshire the chance to learn to play a musical instrument.



The Duke of Edinburgh Award SchemeThe Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

£30,000  over a three-year period to help local students reach their potential




ABC to Read

ABC to Read

£1,000 to improve the literacy of West Berkshire's young children.



School Masterclasses

School Masterclasses

£75,000 for specialist music workshops in ten local schools



Young Corn Exchange

Young Corn Exchange

£5,000 to help Young Corn Exchange develop an online arts careers resource for young people.



Opera at the Willows SchoolOpera at the Willows School

Professional opera brought into the classroom



Central School of Ballet Schools ProjectCentral School of Ballet

£5,000 towards enhancing the teaching of dance in local schools



Specialist Status for Five Local SchoolsSpecialist School Status

£75,000 to help 5 local schools achieve specialist status



Young Enterprise West BerkshireYoung Enterprise West Berkshire

£900 to to run the 2009 awards ceremony, known as the Area Cup