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BE INSPIRED Speakers
BE INSPIRED

 

series of free talks from inspirational speakers, offered to pupils in local primary schools mainly within Wandsworth; Kensington & Chelsea; Lambeth; Hammersmith & Fulham. The speaker shares who they are, their journey, the challenges they faced and some inspiring words, encouraging the children to also dream big and reach for the stars. Children are given the chance to ask the speaker questions at the end of the talk.

If you are a local school and would like to find out more and sign up please contact Alice Higgins, TF Central Co-ordinator, at ahiggins@thomassfoundation.org.uk

If you are a speaker and would like to find out more please contact Alice Higgins, TF Central Co-ordinator, at ahiggins@thomassfoundation.org.uk

 
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MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS​

A bursary programme that funds talented and highly motivated children who do not have the financial means for regular music tuition. The scholarship covers the cost of small group instrumental and theory lessons and instruments, while giving the children the opportunity to play in a variety of ensembles and at regular performances.

 

Every scholar is assigned a mentor to monitor progress and to help scholars manage the transition from primary to secondary school. Each scholarship runs for up to four years and has a value of around £3500. There are currently thirty-four scholars in the programme playing a wide variety of instruments.

 

Auditions are held annually, usually in February, for children in Years Four through to Six attending a state school (including Academies and Free Schools. Please contact

Thomass's Foundation at info@thomassfoundation.org.uk 

for further details.

 
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FOUNDATION PATHWAY

A one year programme designed to help ambitious and able children with fewer advantages by providing a multi-disciplinary approach to learning with monthly Saturday sessions taught by Thomas’s Teachers for pupils in Year Five as they move into Year Six. Pathway incorporates investigative maths and science, literature and elements of art, drama, music, philosophy and sport. 

For further information about Pathway, please contact Lucy Horstead, Thomas’s Foundation Administrator

on 020 3327 4691

 
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READERS' CUP​

A “University Challenge” - style book quiz for primary schools. Four separate heats take place in Battersea, Clapham, Fulham and Kensington, culminating in a cross-neighbourhood Grand Final featuring the winners from the four previous rounds. The aim of the competition is to encourage and improve literacy levels in this age group whilst promoting a love of reading.

For more information about Readers’ Cup please contact Thomas's Foundation at info@thomassfoundation.org.uk

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SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPY
AT THOMAS'S ACADEMY

 

Thomas’s Academy is a primary school of 240 children from Nursery to Year 6 (aged 3 to 11), located on the New King’s Road near Parson’s Green in Fulham. Formerly New King’s Primary School, at the instigation of its governors and Head Teacher the school collaborated with Thomas’s London Day Schools, converted to academy status and became Thomas’s Academy in 2015.​

 

The school serves a socially, linguistically and culturally diverse community of families.

Thomas’s Foundation supports Thomas's Academy through funding speech & language therapy for pupils with the greatest needs. ​

 

If you would like more information on supporting

Thomas’s Academy through Thomas’s Foundation please contact Liz Woodcock, Executive Director on 020 3327 4177.