Provision for Excluded Families: Room to Play


Over recent years there has been a growing emphasis on pre-school services for families, partly to enable parents to work and thus reduce the number of children growing up in poverty, and partly because of direct benefits to children themselves. In April 2006, the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) opened Room to Play, an innovative ‘drop-in’ style provision which seeks to appeal to “excluded” families who may otherwise reject a more ‘obvious’ form of delivery. Funded by the Sutton Trust and the Garfield Weston Foundation, the project was designed to run for three years. This report provides an evaluation of the three phases involved. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 3.12 (36)

DATE: 30/01/2009
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