Impact of partnership work done in 2018 (ISC annual Census 2019)
12 state schools involved
500+ state school pupils involved
300 staff hours given
Three members of staff are governors at local primaries; One member of staff (Art and Textiles) is currently working in a local state school for half a term. Teachers from local comprehensive schools and those further away visit for days of peer-observation at Mayfield as part of their CPD, including the Head teacher of two schools in Bradford; local state schools use our swimming-pool and sports facilities at no charge, and we have participants from state schools entering the Mayfield Aquathon and equestrian events; Sixth formers from local state schools are invited for Oxbridge interview practice and others, along with their teachers, come to a talks eg about studying Maths at university; the Chaplaincy runs retreats for local Catholic state schools and for teachers and local girls are involved in the Confirmation programme; colleagues from state schools are invited to a talks eg from the Self-Esteem Team and visiting lecturers. The Drama department invites local state schools to their performances; the English department provides workshops with a visiting poets to talented creative writers from local state schools during the Mayfield/Agenda Poetry Festival; the Science department runs an annual STEAM day for Year 5 pupils in the Summer term; the Maths department hosts a 'girls into Maths' Day for Year 10 girls who attend co-educational local state schools alongside Mayfield girls, and in the Summer term the PE department hosts a Sports Day for our two nearest state primaries where they can try out new sports and activities. Mayfield Primary is invited to the Author visits arranged by our Librarian and to Library days to encourage reading. Saturday workshops open to state school girls; We hosted a Girls in Computer Science day with external speakers from both industry and academia to which staff from state schools were invited. One member of staff (Art and Textiles) is currently working in a local state school for half a term.