The Government is hoping for a mixture of homework clubs and other out-of-hours activities in 2,300 secondary, and 5,800 primary schools. The scheme is part of its attempt to address social exclusion.
A network of 8,000 homework clubs will be established by 2001, David Blunkett, the Education Secretary, announced this week. They will be funded with Pounds 200 million from the National Lottery.
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