Archway Project in Thamesmead, South East London has been working since 1982 to enrich the lives of young people disengaged from formal education, through delivering a range of accredited courses and activities; including motorcycle and car mechanics, off road motorbike riding, horticulture, cookery and healthy eating and life skills such as accounting. Since it began it has worked with over 5000 young people, with a track record of cutting negative involvement with the police from 58% to 13%, pre and post membership of the organisation. The Fore funded the pilot of a BTEC Diploma course in ‘Information and Creative Technology’.
Funding programme:The Fore Pilot
Funding round:2014 Summer
Sector: Youth and education