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Reading with St Francis' Catholic Primary

 

Students from Woldingham School's Sixth Form visit St Francis' Catholic School to listen to their students read on a weeky basis in the Autumn and Spring terms.

Aims

This community outreach project aims to work in collaboration with a local primary school to assist students in improving their reading skills.

Background

The idea was introduced by the Deputy Head in 2013 and is continued today by Woldingham School's Chaplain.  The project fosters a partnership with the local community. It helps St Francis' students to improve their reading and Woldingham's students benefit from working with a younger age group.

Resources

Woldingham School provides the transport for these visits a,d staff members and parents volunteer to transport our students to St Francis' Primary School.

Impact

The students os St Francis' Primary School improve their reading skills and the Sixth Form students benefit from working in the local community using their skill set to help to motivate and inspire younger students to be more confident in their ability.

Pupil Involvement

Woldingham's students are aged from 16-18 and are female.

Frequency

The project takes part on a weekly basis during term time in the Autumn and Spring terms.