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Posted 11 April 2022

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The School Access Fund in numbers

Last spring, the School Access Fund was launched to help more schools visit Waddesdon. A year on, we're sharing some of the numbers to show the difference it's made.

Launched by Waddesdon’s Learning Department and the Rothschild Foundation, the School Access Fund provides grants of up to £750 to help to local schools cover the cost of a visit. Since it began, more schools than ever have been able to experience Waddesdon and take part in our varied learning programme, supporting well-being and creative learning outside the classroom.

Take a look at some of the impressive statistics from the past year…

Over £20,000 granted to local schools for a visit to Waddesdon

Across Buckinghamshire, 35 schools have benefitted from the grant

1568 local schoolchildren have been able to enjoy a free or subsidised trip to Waddesdon

Schools have visited from over 20 miles away, from as far as Buckingham in the north and Marlow in the south

Through the fund, schools have been able to buy National Trust Education Group Membership allowing 7,500 children to visit National Trust properties for free when they visit as a school

Apply for the School Access Fund 

The School Access Fund is open to all state schools in Buckinghamshire to help facilitate a trip to Waddesdon. Applications are on a rolling basis and it’s easy to apply!

Find full details here >

See all Waddesdon has to offer your school 

Take advantage of the wide range of workshops offered by the Learning team, from fairy tales to orienteering, trees to evacuees! Or take part in our special Celebration Week this June and enjoy a day of engaging, hands-on activities inspired by nature.

See what the Learning team can offer your school here >