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Ministry Of Defence

The Service Pupil Support programme is part of the Armed Forces Families Fund and is a programme designed to improve the educational pathway of Service children. The fund is a partnership between the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

The programme is for stand alone, one-year projects and is focused on schools and local authorities across the UK. The programme is designed to help support Service children along their educational pathway by:

  • closing the gap in attainment between Service and non-Service pupils, using data led evidence
  • addressing the needs of Service pupils with additional needs through early identification and intervention using a collaborative and coordinated approach
  • identifying and addressing the needs of small cohorts of Service pupils within educational settings.

One-year grants of £5,000 to £80,000 are available.

Those who are successful is securing a grant will be expected to use the Thriving Lives toolkit to inform their work with Service pupils.

Find out more about the Service Pupil Support Fund here

Application deadline 5pm 31 May 2023

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