• £2000 to the Kingsmead Kabin Homework Club for books and equipment for an educational project on a housing estate in Hackney, where 51% of the children are from families affected by unemployment and long-term illness, and 59% from single-parent families
• £1600 to Emmanuel CE Primary School, where children are drawn from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, 30% qualifying for free school meals. Children of the poorest families are disadvantaged by their parents not being able to afford basic requirements such as uniform or school trips
• £1675 to Out of School, one of the earliest organisations to advise after-school care schemes for “latchkey” children
• £1500 to Coram Family’s Educational Support Service, a project working from a housing estate in NW1 which offers practical help to young people leaving care. Many have had disrupted educational experiences so that at 16 their literacy and numeracy levels are poor; the project offers one-to-one teaching of basic skills
• £2853 to the Winchester Project, an After School Club project serving deprived children living in the tower blocks round Swiss Cottage. £353 went to a motorbike project, £500 to stock a library of story books for 6 – 11 year olds and £2000 towards costs of a Holiday Playscheme