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Monday, 26 February, 2001, 17:09 GMT
Arts for inner city schools
Billy Elliot
Future "Billy Elliots" could gain from dance lessons
Pupils in secondary schools in disadavantaged areas will be given a wider experience of the arts, with the support of government funding.

The Education Secretary David Blunkett announced on Monday the 260 schools in England which will participate in the pilot project, launched as part of the government's green paper on raising standards in secondary schools.

The funding, in the form of "pupil learning credits", is worth between 240 and 360 per pupil and is intended to provide for deprived youngsters the kind of extra-curricular experiences that better-off children might already enjoy.

This might be lessons in music or the arts, access to computers and cameras or trips to museums or the theatre.

"We recognise that not all parents can afford to pay for the kinds of opportunities - which can enrich and add depth to learning - that many more advantaged pupils and communities take for granted," said Mr Blunkett.

"Pupil learning credits will target resources for young people whose social circumstances are exceptionally challenging to enable secondary schools to provide additional learning opportunities for them.

"This could also include adventure activities, additional support in the classroom or out of school activities," said Mr Blunkett.

The pupil learning credits scheme, to be introduced in September, is to run in 30 disadvantaged areas of England.


Camden School for Girls
Haverstock School
Parliament Hill School
South Camden Community School
William Ellis School
Addington High School
Ashburton Community School
Haling Manor High School
Selhurst High School for Boys
Abbey Wood School
Eaglesfield School
Eltham Green School
Eltham Hill Technology College for Girls
John Roan School
Kidbrooke School
Plumstead Manor School
Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys
Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic School
Clapton Girls' Technology College
Hackney Free and Parochial CofE School
Haggerston School
Homerton College of Technology
Kingsland School
Skinners' Company's School for Girls
Stoke Newington School
Hammersmith & Fulham
Burlington Danes CofE School
Fulham Cross Secondary School
Henry Compton Secondary School
Hurlingham and Chelsea Secondary School
Phoenix High School
Alexandra Park School
Gladesmore Community School
Highgate Wood Secondary School
Hornsey Secondary School for Girls
Northumberland Park Community School
Park View Academy
St David & St Katharine CofE Secondary School
St Thomas More RC School
White Hart Lane Secondary School
Central Foundation Boys' School
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Highbury Fields School
Highbury Grove School
Holloway School
Islington Arts and Media School
Islington Green School
Mount Carmel RC Girls' School
St Aloysius RC College
Kensington and Chelsea
Holland Park School
Sion-Manning RC School for Girls
Archbishop Tenison's School
Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic School
Charles Edward Brooke School
Dunraven School
Lilian Baylis School
Norwood School
St Martin-in-the-Fields High School for Girls'
Stockwell Park School
Addey and Stanhope School
Catford Girls' School
Crofton School
Deptford Green School
Forest Hill School
Malory School
Sedgehill School
St Joseph's Academy
Sydenham School
Telegraph Hill School
Brampton Manor School
Cumberland School
Eastlea Community School
Forest Gate Community School
Langdon School
Lister Community School
Little Ilford School
Plashet School
Rokeby School
Royal Docks Community School
Sarah Bonnell School
Stratford School
Archbishop Michael Ramsey Technology College
Aylwin Girls' School
Geoffrey Chaucer School
Kingsdale Secondary School
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Secondary School
St Michael's RC School
St Saviour's and St Olave's CofE School
St Thomas the Apostle College
Walworth School
Warwick Park School
Waverley School
Tower Hamlets
Bethnal Green Technology College
Bishop Challoner Roman Catholic School
Blessed John Roche Roman Catholic School
Bow School
Central Foundation Girls' School
George Green's School
Langdon Park Community School
Morpeth School
Mulberry School for Girls
Oaklands School
Sir John Cass Foundation & Redcoat CofE School
St Paul's Way Community School
Stepney Green School
Swanlea School
Waltham Forest
Connaught School for Girls
George Mitchell Community School
Kelmscott School
McEntee School
Norlington School for Boys
Tom Hood School
Walthamstow School for Girls
Warwick School for Boys
Willowfield School
Battersea Technology College
Chestnut Grove School
Ernest Bevin College
John Paul II School
Southfields Community College
North Westminster Community School
Quintin Kynaston School
St Augustine's CofE Secondary School
St George RC School


All Saints Catholic High School
Bowring Comprehensive School
Brookfield High School
Halewood Community Comprehensive School
Higher Side Community Comprehensive School
Knowsley Hey School
Prescot School
Ruffwood School
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School
St Edmund of Canterbury Catholic High School
St Thomas Becket Catholic High School
Burnley Barden High School
Burnley Towneley High School
Burnley Walshaw High School
Nelson Edge End High School
Alsop High School
Anfield Community Comprehensive School
Archbishop Beck Catholic High School
Bellerive Catholic High School FCJ
Breckfield Community Comprehensive School
Broadgreen High School
Campion Catholic High School
Childwall Comprehensive School
Croxteth Community Comprehensive School
De La Salle Catholic High School
Fazakerley High School
Holly Lodge Girls' School
Lee Manor High School
New Heys Comprehensive School
Notre Dame Catholic High School
Our Lady's Catholic High School
Queen Mary School
Shorefields School
Speke Community School
St John Almond Catholic High School
St John Bosco High School
West Derby School
Abraham Moss High School
Brookway High School
Burnage High School
Cedar Mount High School
Ducie High School
Levenshulme High School
Newall Green High School
North Manchester Community School for Girls
North Manchester High School for Boys
Oakwood High School
Our Lady's RC High School Manchester
Parkland High School
Plant Hill High School
St Paul's Catholic High School
St Peters
St Thomas Aquinas RC High School
Manchester Whalley Range 11-18 High School
Wright Robinson Sports College
Albion High School
All Hallows RC High School
Canon Williamson CofE High School
Little Hulton Community School
Windsor Community School


King Richard Secondary School
Channel School

Aston Manor School
Bartley Green School
Bordesley Green Girls' School
Broadway School
Byng Kenrick Central School
Cardinal Newman Catholic School
Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School
Castle Vale School
College High School
Four Dwellings High School
Frankley Community High School
George Dixon School
Golden Hillock Community School
Handsworth Wood Girls' School
Harborne Hill School
Heartlands High School
Hodge Hill Girls' School
Holte School
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Holyhead School
Kings Heath Boys' School
Kings Norton High School
Kingsbury School
Moseley School
Park View School
Queensbridge School
Saltley School
Selly Park Technology College for Girls
Sheldon Heath Community School
Shenley Court School and Sixth Form Centre
Sir Wilfrid Martineau School
Small Heath School
St Alban's CofE School
St John Wall Catholic School
St Paul's Community Foundation School
Stockland Green School
Washwood Heath School
Waverley School
Yardleys School
Manor Farm Community School
T P Riley Community School


Belle Vue Boys' School
Belle Vue Girls' School
Bradford Cathedral Community College
Buttershaw Secondary School
Carlton Bolling College
Grange School
Greenhead High School
Laisterdyke High School
Nab Wood Grammar School
Rhodesway School
Salt Grammar School
Tong School
Birkdale High School
Howden Clough Girls' High School
Westborough High School
Agnes Stewart Church of England High School
Carr Manor High School
City of Leeds School
Cockburn High School
Copperfields College
Matthew Murray High School
Merlyn Rees Community High School
Parklands Girls' High School
Primrose High School
Clifton Comprehensive School
Kimberworth Comprehensive School
Thrybergh Comprehensive School
Abbeydale Grange School
Fir Vale School
Firth Park School
Myrtle Springs School
Parkwood High School
Waltheof School

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