A tale of two cities ?North Oxford• Prosperous• Low deprivation• 90% of people living in North Oxford haveUniversity degreesSouthern Oxford• High deprivation• 10% of people living in the area have Universitydegrees
DeprivationThe Hawkwell TrustThe Indices of Deprivation 2010 – Oxford. LSOA = Lower Super Output Areas
What is deprivation ?Levels of deprivation with respect to England, by Super Output Area, Super Output AreaProfile Report For Cowley Area Committee 2008
Deprivation in South Oxford• South Oxford area are considered deprived due to: a large proportion ofpeople, particularly:• children, living below the poverty line• large numbers of adults with no qualifications• Poor educational attainment in schools high crime• poor health.• Unemployment in these areas of deprivation is higher than other partsof Oxford, and these areas have been hardest hit by unemploymentcaused by the recessionOxford economic profile, 2011
About the Trust• New charity – setup in 2012• The Trust members include schools based in Blackbird Leys, Greater Leys,Littlemore and Rose Hill areas on the outskirts of Oxford to the South and East ofthe City Centre.
Our objectivesThe Objects of the Charity are to advance the education of the pupils, their families, the staff andgovernors of members, in particular by enhancing and assisting in the provision of:• improved opportunities for education and life chances for pupils and their families• professional development for staff and governors• opportunities for collaboration between schools within the group• facilities for education at the schools which are also available to the wider community
Our activities• Breakfast clubs• Many children in thearea come to schoolwith no adequatebreakfast !
Our activities• Residential trips• Teaches children them thingsthat cannot be taught in theclassroom• Breakfast clubs• Many children in thearea come to schoolwith no adequatebreakfast !
How you can help:http://www.hawkwelltrust.org.uk/