Curridge Primary School Children’s University after Ministry of Defense funding
Students will be able to access a range of extra-curricular activities through a grant from the Ministry of Defense (MOD).
Curridge Primary School has received nearly £5,000 from the MOD Education Support Fund.
The funding will be used for an “exciting” project for all children in the school, but with a special focus on children from military families.
He will pay for a three-year membership to Children’s University, a charity that “works in partnership with schools to develop a love of learning by encouraging and celebrating participation in extra-curricular activities indoors and outdoors. ‘outside the school’.
Primary School Principal Jackie Livermore said: “We are absolutely delighted to be launching our Children’s University.
“Evidence shows that acknowledging the learning that takes place outside the classroom has a beneficial impact on children’s well-being, boosts their aspirations and improves academic achievement.”
Dominic Boeck (Con, Aldermaston), West Berkshire Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People, added: “This is a wonderful project that brings a host of benefits.
“Children will not only broaden their essential skills, but they will enjoy new experiences in new places and see that learning is fun and lifelong.”
Accredited clubs and activities will be offered by Children’s University, with children building a record of achievement in their activities and working towards bronze, silver and gold medals.
Ultimately, they will work to graduate from Children’s University.