Since setting up a six trip pilot for 13 children in 2012, Apples & Pears has enabled over 1500 primary school children (with a family member each time) from schools in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Greenwich, Lewisham and Lambeth to go on over 170 trips across the city!
Check out some of our case studies to get a flavour of what we do and why.
Where it all began…
A whopping 46 per cent of pupils at Marion Richardson Primary School went on at least one of our trips last year! Find out how we’ve developed our relationship with the school over the last four years here…
of donations go to trips
on operational costs (covered privately)
55 families from 17 nationalities have taken part in our Londoners Project over the last five years. Families from different ethnic backgrounds make friends exploring the city together. Find out more…
Bringing the Barbican to life!
Our new partnership with the Barbican Centre has already enabled 46 families from our schools to visit this world-famous venue!
Hear from Sade Banks on the Barbican’s outreach programme and importantly, how our families got on here…
Why Trips Matter
Anna Trethewey discusses the importance of extra-curricular trips using our partner school, Plumcroft Primary as an example.
Take a look here…