Teach Together Art at Burntwood School
Wimbledon High School have partnered with Burntwood School for the Teach Together Art project. Sixth form students from Burntwood School visit Wimbledon High School to use the Art facilities and be taught by teachers and students.
• To nuture students’ ability to develop ideas independently and intuitively
• To offer students who are often taught in larger groups an opportunity to have more one-to-one sessions
• To form positive relationships with peers from different types of schools
• To gain access to Art facilities and techniques that are not available at their own school
• To raise our students confidence and communication skills by planning sessions and delivering them
The Teach Together project begun in September 2017 at Wimbledon High School. Our goal is to ensure our students here at Wimbledon High form positive relationships with students’ from diverse backgrounds as well as the partnering schools benefiting from our resources and expertise.
• Burntwood students have developed exciting work and apparently, according to their teacher at Burntwood, work harder in the WHS sessions
• They respond well to the WHS learning environment and are more focused as a result
• Students discuss their work in a positive and constructive way, suggesting to each other how they might develop an idea
• Our students are learning how to communicate and explain ideas clearly
• 4 x yr13 Students from Burntwood School
• 3 x yr11 Students from WHS (Autumn Term)
• 2 x yr12 Students from WHS (Spring Term)
• 4 x yr11 Students from WHS (Spring Term)
The Teach Together project runs for a total of 20 weeks from September through to Easter every year.