Year 6
Adventure week in wales

An annual summer activity week at Pendarren House Outdoor Education Centre in Wales for year 6 students. 

This week is designed to build young people's confidence by participating in life-changing new experiences and making new friends. The programme also includes important support for young people around their transition into secondary school.


£500 grants

Horizons gave out £4000 in small grant applications. Over 500 children and young people directly benefited. Programmes and projects included - part funding 41 places for residential trips and equipment, weekly sailing course for 24 young people at risk of exclusion, part funding 360 pupils to attend theatre productions, 60 pupils benefited from a creative event.

8 places fully funded at NIA academy supplementary Saturday school, match funding for 16 pupils to attend sporting clubs in the local community. Horizons funds, through its small grants programme, vital projects and opportunities for vulnerable and materially disadvantaged children and young people. Applications are made easy and decisions are made quickly so that schools can access these grants in a timely manner and respond quickly and directly to the needs of their children and young people.

ACCESS grants

We offer one-off access grants of up to £500 per school to reflect immediate need. This can include:
- Essential kit and equipment
- Music lessons
- After school clubs, holiday clubs and camps
- Support for residential school trips 
- Academic support 

EQUITY grants

Small number of equity grants of up to £5,000 for school-led projects for larger groups of children and young people. 

We particularly encourage collaborative projects and applications.  

Get in touch for details

year 12 PODCAST work experience

Our podcasting programme gives young people the opportunity to participate in podcast-making workshops. Through this process, they are encouraged to explore the themes & issues which matter to them, enabling them to produce powerful & personal podcasts which amplify their voices & bring their stories to life.

Mentored by industry professionals, the young people also learn a range of new skills & have their eyes opened to new education, employment & training opportunities.

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