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How to help kids fall in love with reading
A school library is a great way to help young minds discover the World of Books, but more work is needed to give all kids the access they deserve.
John Hayward • November 16, 2022
'More than Luck...' 2022 Report Launch
We're delighted to announce the launch of our most recent report, 'More than luck: enabling access and success in Higher Education for Gypsy, Romany and Traveller (GRT) Communities’ by Professor Graeme Atherton
Amy Lazell • November 11, 2022
Job Vacancy: Communications Officer
We’re looking for a part time Communications Officer to help deliver our Communications Strategy.
Amy Lazell • November 10, 2022
The Portal Trust Education Lecture
The Portal Trust Education Lecture by Professor Rosie Meek will take place on 22nd February 2023.
Education Lecture • February 22, 2023
New Date for the Portal Trust Education Lecture
We're pleased to announce that the new date for The Portal Trust Education Lecture is Wednesday 22nd February 2023. Register for the Lecture below.
Amy Lazell • November 08, 2022
Education Lecture Postponed
Due to the recently announced RMT rail strike on the 9th November, The Portal Trust Education Lecture 2022 has been postponed until early 2023.
Amy Lazell • November 01, 2022
Stepney All Saints School Awarded £30,000 for an iMac Suite
Earlier this year, The Portal Trust awarded £30,000 to Stepney All Saints Secondary School to install an iMac suite in their music department. Read about why the grant was needed and how the computers have made a difference to music education at the school.
Amy Lazell • October 14, 2022
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (1926 - 2022)
The Governors and Staff of the Portal Trust remember
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
1926 – 2022
Jane Miller • September 12, 2022
The Unicorn Awarded £90,000 for their 'Schools' Partnership Programme'
In June 2022, we awarded the Unicorn Theatre £90,000 over three years in support of their 'Schools' Partnership Programme'.
Read below to learn more about The Unicorn Theatre, their 'Schools' Partnership Programme' and to click through to The Unicorn’s full announcement.
Amy Lazell • September 01, 2022
2022-2026 London Music Fund Scholars
Since 2013, The Portal Trust has helped to support the London Music Fund by sponsoring four-year music Scholarships for children whose families are struggling to pay for music lessons. Most recently, we awarded £40,000 for 10 individual Scholarships in 2022 and are delighted to introduce four of those ten children.
Amy Lazell • August 25, 2022
We’re a Living Wage Funder
We’re very proud to announce that that The Portal Trust is an accredited Living Wage Funder. This means that we seek to ensure that all posts wholly or partially funded by us pay the Real Living Wage and that we support and encourage our grantees to become Living Wage Employers.
Amy Lazell • August 19, 2022
The World Reimagined Globes on Display in London
In June 2021, we awarded £44,472 to The World Reimagined to fund and deliver their Learning Programme in 14 schools and colleges. As part of the programme, students and teachers created their own Globe sculptures, which are now on display in libraries around London.
Amy Lazell • August 19, 2022