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Youth Got Community Spirit – Eden Project Communities and Belfast Harbour Competition

Youth got Community Spirit Young people across Northern Ireland have an exclusive chance to put social media skills to good use and win £3,000 worth of prizes for their local neighbourhood  Eden Project Communities have teamed up  with Belfast Harbour to run an exciting new competition, that not only celebrates community spirit but provides young individuals with the chance to …

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Applications Now Open Central Good Relations Fund

The Central Good Relations Fund Programme 2013/14 is now open for applications. Funding is available in the form of Project Funding or Small Grants. Details of each strand of funding are outlined in the application guidance. Organisations may apply for both types of funding where the application relates to distinct projects. Successful applicants under the 2013/14 Funding Programme will be …

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Family Entitlements

Families may be eligible to receive a number of entitlements if they are able to meet the relevant criteria. For more information please visit http://www.education-support.org.uk. School Uniforms School uniform grant available Grants to help with buying school uniforms are available for families who are on benefits or on low incomes. In this time of economic hardship there are many with families …

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Extended Schools Programme at Schools

Some schools receive funding under the Extended Schools programme and have used this to support new pupils and their families. Across all ELB areas there are examples of programmes being delivered to pupils and parents who have little grasp of the local language. Whatever approach a school may take, it is vital that newcomer pupils are made to feel welcome …

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Additional Funding in Schools

Schools have been given additional funding from the Department of Education to support new pupils.  Some school have: ¾   Appointment of a Coordinator e.g Botanic Primary School have a dedicated English Coordinator ¾   Use bilingual Classroom assistants  e.g Polish language assistants ¾   Use of Language Assistants from Europe ¾   Offer English as an additional language classes Using their additional funding, …

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