National Park City Festival: London 2019

London will be confirmed as a National Park City in July 2019. The National Park City Festival will take place over nine days from 20th to 28th July 2019. National Park City Festival: Community Activity Grants The Mayor is now offering community activity grants to support organisations that want to hold festival activities in their local area. You can … Continue reading National Park City Festival: London 2019

‘Boys on Track’: Improving support for white FSM-eligible and black Caribbean boys in London

LKMco and the Greater London Authority (GLA) launch ‘Boys on Track’, new research looking at how support for white free school meal-eligible and black Caribbean boys across London can be improved. The GLA commissioned this research because attainment among London’s most disadvantaged young people lags an average of 12 months behind their more advantaged peers, having an … Continue reading ‘Boys on Track’: Improving support for white FSM-eligible and black Caribbean boys in London

Parents must reclaim the central role if growing crisis among children is to end

FOR the first time in history, children are being brought up by each other. They are taking their lead from their peers — turning to them for their values, identity-shaping and codes of behaviour. Children are in crisis and it’s because — instead of orbiting around their parents and other responsible adults as they are … Continue reading Parents must reclaim the central role if growing crisis among children is to end