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Apply for funding

Through the Mayor's Young Londoners Fund, eligible schools have been able to apply for up to £50,000 grant funding to run the Stepping Stones programme. This will help them to support vulnerable pupils in the transition from primary to secondary school.

Successful schools are expected to run the programme over 2 consecutive academic years, beginning in the summer term of 2017/18 and ending in the summer term of 2019/20. 

How to apply

Please note that applications for this funding closed at midday on Friday 18 May.

You can read the Stepping Stones: request for applications PDF for full details and requirements. 

Applicants were required to submit the following information:

Next steps

We will contact all applicants on week commencing Monday 4 June to let them know the result of their application.

Successful schools are expected to attend an induction session at City Hall on Tuesday 12 June (4-6pm).

Any questions?

Have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions, which were updated regularly throughout the application process.

For further information about Stepping Stones, please contact [email protected].