Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £1,095,501
|Amount/When||Donor||To be used for|
|£129,50128/02/2017||Nesta||Growth and Sustaining Fund programme grant to Action Tutoring Ltd Grant Ref AC00598|
|£50,00030/04/2015||City Bridge Trust||£50,000 over 18 months for work to improve tutor materials and training resources, recruitment of a Programme Coordinator and improvements to the way in which pupil outcomes are monitored.|
|£20,00031/12/2012||The Fore||Grant enabled Action Tutoring to continue to expand their programme while they built up the sustainable long-term income sources to ensure the future of the organisation. Action Tutoring has since supported just under 2,000 pupils with more than 9,000 hours of tuition.|
Description: Action Tutoring recruits tutors who volunteer for a minimum of an hour a week for a term at one of the charity's partner schools. All volunteers attend a training and induction session prior to beginning their tutoring. Volunteer tutors come from a wide range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, university students, working professionals and retired individuals.
Objectives: To support pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve a meaningful level of academic attainment, with a view to enabling them to progress to further education, employment or training.
Intervention period: 8-12 weeks of hour long sessions with a tutor
Beneficiaries: Primary and secondary school children
|945 Primary school pupils tutored||70% of pupils met national standards in their SATs after programme|
|1141 People volunteered with Action Tutoring|
|1538 Secondary school pupils tutored||70% of pupils achieved pass grade in GCSE English and 69% in GCSE Maths when completing 10 or more tutoring sessions|
|1417 Secondary school pupils tutored||57% of pupils achieved pass grade in GCSE Maths and 73% in GCSE English Language when completing 10 or more tutoring sessions|
|326 Primary school pupils tutored||77% of pupils met national standards in their Maths SATs and 62% in Maths after the programme|
|800 Volunteer tutors|
|1373 School pupils tutored||60% of pupils achieved A*-C grade in GCSE English and 58% achieved A*-C grade in GCSE Maths when completing 10 or more tutoring sessions|
|642 Volunteer tutors|
Action Tutoring The Dock Tobacco Quay Wapping Lane London E1W 2SF
THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ('THE OBJECTS') ARE TO SUPPORT PEOPLE IN EDUCATION THROUGH: THE PROVISION OF TUTORS TO PROVIDE ACADEMIC SUPPORT TO PUPILS PREPARING FOR EXAMS; PARTNERSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS; AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF PUPILS, RAISING ASPIRATIONS IN ADDITION TO ACADEMIC SUPPORT.