Impact of partnership work done in 2020 (ISC annual Census 2019)
- 49 state schools involved
- 500+ state school pupils involved
- 1500 staff hours given
A Primary School Maths Challenge Afternoon for local maintained primaries; MCS teachers support maintained school sixth formers with the development of problem solving skills and exam revision, in collaboration with MEI and the Further Maths Support programme; a teacher from MCS supported the teaching of AS/A2 Latin at a local maintained secondary school; a Readathon event to promote paired reading with ca 100 maintained school primary children; MCS sixth formers run weekly Latin, French and Spanish clubs in local primary schools; hosting German and French plays each year for schools; a four day Gifted and Talented Summer School for children from local primary schools, with teaching by MCS staff and Sixth Form pupils, ca 30 pupils involved each year; a Primary Liaison Day with sessions in Languages, Science, Sport and Music for ca 250 pupils from local primary schools; lectures, speaker events and performances run by departments are open to pupils from local schools; a Model United Nations conference attended by 25 Schools; hosting the regional round of the Debating Matters Competition; participation in the Waynflete Studies programme by pupils from Magdalen College School in Brackley; a Professional Degree Courses Conference for local maintained schools, offering sessions in Law, Engineering, Computing, Psychology and Architecture; an open day for aspiring medics for 8-10 local maintained schools, offering insight into medical careers; university interview practice for local maintained school pupils; hosting the Oxford German Network, an Oxford University initiative, which supports German in all schools in Oxfordshire; hosting a team challenge for local maths teachers, offering networking and CPD, with the Further Maths Support Programme.
The Arts Festival, offering plays, concerts and speaker events open to the whole community, as well as specific workshops and events targeted at pupils from local primary and secondary schools (over 3,000 children from 40 schools participated in the Festival's participation programme in 2017-18); weekly film clubs delivered by L6th pupils at primary schools; sixth form artists produce art work designed specifically for local hospital settings; sixth form pupils led concerts in primary schools and the community; hosting author events for local primary schools.
A coaching day to encourage rugby talent from six local primary schools; outreach coaching in schools and clubs; a coaching day to encourage hockey talent from local primary schools in association with Oxford Hawks; MCS hosts the MCC hub, for U13-U15 players, as part of a nationwide project; MCS hosts a cricket festival for county U15 boys’ teams, as well as hosting home games for the Oxfordshire team; a day of sporting activities for the most able pupils in sport from local primaries.
Every pupil who takes part in DofE engages in some form of volunteering; activities have included: charity shop work, raising money for charity, and conservation work. L6th pupils host a weekly afternoon tea event for elderly people in the local community; L6th pupils visit care homes on a weekly basis as part of the CSO programme; a jazz evening featuring MCS Jazz Band to support a charity which works with young people at risk of social exclusion; L4th form pupils take part in a sponsored walk, raising money for a charity nominated by their House; a Charities Co-ordinator leads on fund-raising projects across the school; over £15,000 was raised in 2017-18.