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Thrive Day - Year 11

The students were given the opportunity to visit four local primary schools.The girls were so excited about meeting the pupils from the various primary schools and were warmly welcomed by each. The concept of the day was community involvement and the girls were tasked with assisting class teachers in the classroom; creating collages and wall decorations, listening to/helping the pupils read, working in the library, helping paint and facilitating with Maths and English lessons

St Francis Catholic Primary School - The school is in the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton and serves the Catholic community of the Tandridge parishes of Caterham, Warlingham and Oxted.

Godstone Village School - Godstone Village School is a Foundation Primary School for pupils ages 3-11years. We have capacity for 210 pupils. Nursery has capacity for 30 children for beginning of the week and 30 children at the end of the week

Woodlea Primary School - Woodlea is a one form entry school, this means that there is one class per academic year. Maximum class sizes are 30 per class which means we have an overall total size of 210 children. In May 2017 Woodlea formed a multi academy trust along with 4 other schools

Warlingham Park School - is a leading Independent Co-ed Preparatory School for 2-11 year olds which incorporates a Nursery, Pre School, Infant and Junior department.

Aims

The concept of the day was community involvement and the girls were tasked with assisting class teachers in the classroom; creating collages and wall decorations, listening to/helping the pupils read, working in the library, helping paint and facilitating with Maths and English lessons.

Background

Thrive Day - SLT

Resources

Various

Impact

The Woldingham girls had a wonderful time and really appreciated the value of spending time with their younger counterparts. We were with them for half a day! The staff at the schools were so impressed with our girls and said they would love to have them back again next year.

Pupil Involvement

84 girls from Woldingham School aged 14-16 and 300 boys and girls from the partner schools were involved.

 

Frequency

This was a one-off project lasting 3.5 hours.