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We are seeking to support a small number of new ISSPs which have, at their core, a shared commitment to:
raise the standards of teaching and learning
have a positive and measurable impact on the education of all the children in their schools
We’re inviting applications from schools from all sectors to establish new ISSPs which strengthen the teaching of subjects in key stages 1 and 2. We welcome proposals from schools which value cross-sector links as an effective way of achieving this. A limited amount of funding will be awarded to projects which are innovative and have a commitment to long-term self-sufficiency.
Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, says this new government investment underlines its commitment to increasing opportunities for children from all backgrounds:
ISSPs have been a hugely successful - and durable - initiative which have had a real impact on the quality of learning in partner schools. We hope that this extra funding creates new networks, which will in turn raise standards in key subject areas.