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Why City Lions Works for Schools

Engaging

Engaging with culture, whether visiting a museum, attending a theatre performance or participation in a class or activity, significantly increases overall life satisfaction.

Gatsby

City Lions meets Gatsby benchmarks by providing learning opportunities with employers in Westminster.

Careers

The programme helps schools create connections with the creative industries to help prepare pupils for the next stage of their education, training or employment.

Progression

Learning through arts and culture develops skills and behaviour that lead children to do better in school.

Tailored

Teachers can benefit from tailored programmes that meet student needs.

17%

Studying the arts can improve a young person’s cognitive abilities by up to 17%.

Co-operation

Through participating in arts based activities, young people cooperate with each other, think, question and collaborate; they learn teamwork, independence and leadership.

Learning

City Lions provides direct access to Westminster’s cultural provision.

Better

Participation in arts based activities can raise young people’s attainment in Maths and English [1]

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