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Giving Back Funding - Grant Funded Projects


By Toby Belshaw

CPL Group is a registered charity and can fund our charitable programmes due to the fantastic support of our members, customers and suppliers. We have provided grant funding to the 101 projects listed below:

Institution Project Funded
Applecroft School

Chromebooks for the disadvantaged

Aquinas College

Providing a bespoke permanent court room for A level and BTec law

Ark Schools

Innovative digital resources to close children's English and Maths learning gaps

Aylesbury High School

Installation of a new Music IT Suite

Beckfoot Heaton Primary

Beckfoot Trust - One Trust Where All Belong

Blackburn College

Develop an Engineering IDEAS Centre

Bradford College

Enhance technology-based learning

Brighton, Hove & Sussex VI Form College

Purchase of 24 self-service charging lockers for short-term laptop loan

Brigshaw Learning Partnership

Chromebook Banks

Burnley College

Creating immersive and engaging learning in Construction

Caistor Yarborough Academy

Developing teaching through ICT

Calderdale College

We need to talk about...' personal development programme

Chesterfield College Group

Library Self Service Devices

Christ the King College

To Extend Graphic Designers Experience in Digital Media

City College Plymouth

Forest School and outdoor wellbeing hub

City of Wolverhampton College

Futures Media Suite

David Ross Education Trust

OWL Learning

Dudley College

Anatomage Imagining Table

Ealing Fields High School

Ealing Fields Library

East Leake Academy/Diverse Academies

Music Technology Development

Global Academy

Digital Content Production Studio

Gower College

Gower College Swansea Virtual Annual Student Awards

Grantham College

Enhanced digital teaching and learning through Nearpod

Hallfield Primary School

Fact Fluency for Maths

Harford Manor School

Specialist Music Therapist

HCUC - Harrow Uxbridge College

Combating Inequalities -Buddying and Mentoring Champions at HCUC

Hilbre High School

Computers for all

Inspire Education Group

IEG Young Peoples Health & Wellbeing Champions

Katherine Warington School

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Kendal College

Workshop Week

Lancaster and Morecambe College

LMC Active Lives

Leeds College of Building

Widening access for Construction students

Lincoln College

Digital Classroom Inclusion for Post-COVID Learning

Luton Sixth Form College

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Moorlands College

Educational trip to the British Museum

New City College

Beyond Ambition - New City College Student Achievement Awards 2021

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust

Future proof Immersive learning

Oakington Manor Primary School

IT Suite Upgrade

Oasis Community Learning

Electronic Library

Orchard Hill & Academy Trust

Unified Academy new construction provision

Parkfield Primary School

Interactive boards for all our 14 classrooms, to benefit all our children.

Red Kite Learning Trust

1:1 Learning Catalyst at Red Kite Learning Trust

Reigate College

Duke of Edinburgh Award for All

Runshaw College

Pathfinder in the use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in FE.

Selby College

Student Enrichment Activities at Selby College

Shipley College

Duke of Edinburgh Award

South Devon College

Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE)

St Helens College

Project Simul (SEND students)

St John Rigby College

Sport and Exercise Science Performance Analysis Project

St Mary's CE Primary School

Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Technology

St. George's Aademy

Duke of Edinburgh – Increasing Participation

Sussex Learning Trust

SEND & Disadvantaged Learners APP to enhance learning and well-being

The Ashcombe School

Enhancement of Graphics Department through Learning Technology

The John Fisher School

Inspiring through IT

The Kemnal Academies Trust

Building healthy habit heroes for learning and life

The Sutton Academy

Innovative Technologies

Tudor Court Primary School

ICT Development Project

Two Counties Trust

Visualisers to enhance teaching and learning

United Learning Trust

Northampton Academy Sensory Park

Unity Schools Partnership

iPad for every child - Technology to support Education

University of Kent

Templeman Library recreational reading collection

University of Wolverhampton

Developing an inclusive Library collection with and for students

Upper Beeding Primary School

All weather Golden Mile Track

USP College

XTEND Digital Centre -Motion Capture (Tesla Suits)

Waldegrave School

Waldegrave School Art Therapy

West Suffolk College

Student Well-Being Champions, the education of sexual harassment and abuse.

Yeovil College

Project 'Feel Good'

York College

Celebrating Difference



Archbishop Holgate's School

Renovation of existing library and/or funding of IT facilities for reading iPads or tablets - books for library

Belfast Metropolitan College

To fund a trip to Dublin for Access History students to study the Easter Rising and complete an assignment based on this.

Bishop Burton College

To fund the purchase of related industry IT equipment - software simulation and diagnostic packages.

Blackpool Sixth Form College

To fund an investment in technology - to develop a technology suite within the College.

Boston College

To fund the purchase of additional resources for the Engineering and Health & Social Care Depts.

Cabot Learning Federation

To fund students residential in Snowdonia National Park.

Cambridge Regional College

To fund materials needed to run the volunteering activities to transport students to the community venues.

Capital City Academy Trust

To replace tents to be used for the Duke of Edinburgh Award overnight camp.

Carr Hill High School

Purchase of Chromebooks and Docking Stations

Chelsea Academy

To engage students in healthy, fun, non-competitive activity programme that will change their attitudes to living healthy, active lifestyles that will have a positive impact on their mental health, self-esteem and attitudes toward school and learning.

Clayton Hall Academy (United Endeavour Trust)

To fund the purchase of a Laser Cutter, to be used in D&T, Engineering and Creative iMedia classes.

Cobham Free School

Purchase of musical instruments and music and specialist teachers.

Coleg Cambria College

A dynamometer is an accurate engine power measurement tool, with results transferred during the test to a handheld control box.  Dynamometer is used in the diagnosis of faults in certain tractor systems to include common rail engine technology, emission reduction technology, Hydraulic systems, mechanical drives and fuel consumption metering.

Farnborough College

To fund the purchase of mobile devices to increase mobile flexible learning.

Hockerhill Anglo European College

Funds to be used to purchase wide range of new sports equipment. Sports to encourage girls into participating in sport on the back of the success of Englands Women Cricketers, Footballers and Netballers. Facilities to be offered to the wider community as a key venue for competitive and non-competitive sporting events across the region.

Hopwood Hall College

This project will enable Hopwood Hall College to further enhance its existing learner enrichment programme to include a strong focus on sustainability and protecting the world we live in.  This will be achieved by using a unique interactive programme, which provides them with greater insight into the challenges we face regionally, nationally and internationally in reducing carbon emissions and ultimately global warming.

John Grant School

Farm to Fork - Grow their own produce on site and use in food technology classes.

Lighthouse Learning Trust (Richard Taunton 6th Form College)

To fund the development of the enrichment provision at Richard Taunton & St Vincent College.

Longdean School

To fund the creation of a large wildlife pond.

Loreto Sixth Form College

To fund Maths Roadshows and Coding Workshops.

Millbrook Primary School

To fund the visit of a touring theatre production to the school.


To fund travel costs, substance and material costs for students and their coaches to attend the Worldskills regional events.  Also, to seed fund an annual skills comp within the group.

New College Durham

A student run Café - SEND students prepare, cook and serve the food, as well as take orders and payment from customers.  Makes them aware of the working world.  The students have Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP) in place and who are too vulnerable to go out into a workplace to gain this type of experience.  To help the students with lack of confidence issues.

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

First Aid Training for Students facilitated by St John's Ambulance.

Richard Huish College

Project to develop a programme that would offer support to students dealing with Wellbeing and Health and Prevention - online resource platform (WHAP) can be personalised to the schools requirements. Students would be offered podcasts, video, blogs and guest speakers.  In addition, to develop a bespoke exam stress and anxiety package.

Southampton City College

The aim of the project is to combine the objective of raising the profile of books, reading and literacy with encouraging the discussion of the tutorial themes.  Reading sessions to be held within the tutorial system.  A new set of books will be distributed each month with the topic of discussion each time being a different College tutorial theme.  these books then being passed to other student tutorial groups.   Distribution of free books to students who are reluctant and emergent readers of low-ability - many of whom speak English as a second language or come from deprived and vulnerable backgrounds.

St Mary's Catholic Academy (part of Blessed Edward Bamber Catholic MAT

To fund equipment needed for trip associated with Duke of Edinburgh Award - Cooking Equipment, Rucksacks, Tents and Sleeping Mats.

Stephenson College

To fund the purchase of additional teaching materials ie-books.

Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust

Sparx is a personalised learning platform that combines automatically bespoke content and innovative technology with more traditional teaching methods.

The City of Liverpool College

To fund the expansion of the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award.  

The Jubilee Academy

Many of the students are from hard-to-reach families, vulnerable/disadvantaged backgrounds with a range of social, emotional, behavioural and mental health issues.  To offer additional specialised support in the form of a tailored programme of activities to help students with self-confidence issues, low self-esteem, and exam stress.

Westminster Kingsway College

To fund a Young Bakers' Academy.

Weymouth College

Funding for a weeklong Environmental Education Programme.

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