Secondary Education Awards (December 2013)

Secondary Education Awards (December 2013)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in December 2013.

For news of other grants awarded in December, please go to the relevant joint programme announcements, or to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Health & Disability and Arts & Humanities. Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year.

Foundation and Community Schools    
St John the Baptist School, Woking, Surrey (£50,000)
iPads for disadvantaged children at the school

St Gregory's Catholic College/The New Sixth, Bath (£40,000)
Science Theatre in new sixth form college (The New Sixth)

Guildford County School (£38,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratories and purchase of new equipment

Northgate High School, Ipswich, Suffolk (£35,500)

IT equipment for the teaching of languages, science and technology

Beaconsfield High School, Buckinghamshire (£30,000)
Refurbishment work to create a Sixth Form and staff research base


Watford Grammar School for Girls (£60,000)
Geodesic Dome for the teaching of science

Bournemouth School (£50,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratories

Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria (£50,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratory and new equipment

Queen Mary's High School, Walsall (£50,000)
IT facilities

Sir Joseph
Williamson's Mathematical School, Rochester, Kent (£50,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratories                                 

West Bridford School, Nottinghamshire (£50,000)
Biome for teaching about plant science
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Penrith, Cumbria (£40,000)
Infrastructure and IT equipment for languages classroom, library extension and music practice rooms

Wildern School, Southampton (£32,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratories

Wyvern Technology College, Eastleigh, Hampshire (£31,000)
New technology for the science department

Hendon School, NW4  (£25,000)
Science equipment

Samuel Ward Academy, Haverhill, Suffolk  (£20,000)
IT equipment

Independent Schools

School of St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon (£50,000)
ICT equipment and audio/visual installations for new science centre

Chigwell School (£40,000)
Equipment for new science laboratories

Kingham Hill S
chool, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire (£40,000)
Fitting and furnishing of science laboratories

Newcastle-under-Lyme School, Staffordshire (£40,000)
New science laboratories and library

Cheltenham College (£30,000)
Refurbishment of science laboratories

Brighton College (£15,000)
Equipment for recording control room in new music building

Channing School, N6 (£14,000)
ICT facilities in the new sixth form centre

Sixth Form Colleges        

Alton College, Hampshire (£94,000)
Equipment for Engineering and Design Technology Centre