Projects and collaborations

Projects and collaborations can be large or small, long-term or one off. All offer a clear benefit or value to the pupils involved. Whatever the nature and scope of activities, they only ever exist because a local need has been identified and there are dedicated and enthusiastic school leaders at the helm to make it work. Read more on what makes a successful partnershipIf you are thinking of setting up a new independent-state school partnership or building up an existing one, these Dos and Don’ts might help.

A selection of projects and partnerships involving independent schools and maintained schools or community groups can be found below.

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Community Groups using Canford Training Facility and Equipment

Community groups use the CCF Training Facility and Equipment at Canford School.  These groups include Dorset Army Cadets, Milton abbey CCF, Bournemouth Grammar School CCF, Poole High School CCF, …

Partners

  • Canford School
  • Local Community Groups (4)
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Local Community Groups using Canford Grounds

Local Community groups use the Grounds at Canford School.  These groups include Dorset Army Cadets, Dorset Paramedics, Milton Abbey CCF, Bournemouth Grammar School CCF and Poole High School …

Partners

  • Canford School
  • Local Community Groups (3)
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Local Community Groups using Canford Climbing Tower

Local Community groups use the Climbing Tower at Canford School.  These groups include Dorset Army Cadets, Dorset Paramedics, Milton Abbey CCF, Bournemouth Gramar School CCF and Poole High S …

Partners

  • Canford School
  • Local Community Groups (2)
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Duke of Edinburgh first aid

Teach First Aid to girls doing Gold Duke of Edinburgh  …

Partners

  • Godolphin School
  • South Wilts Grammar School for Girls, Salisbury
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Plymouth College/Stoke Damarel Shared CCF Unit

The Partnership agreement is a formal relationship supported by the MoD in order to allow greater access to cadet acitivities in schools. It precedes, but has been subsumed into the current Government …

Partners

  • Plymouth College
  • Stoke Damerel Community College, Stoke, Plymouth
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Local Merseyside ACF join school CCF training and use of shooting range

Our local merseyside army cadet force join the schools' ccf training every Thursday during term time. The ACF also use our shooting range. …

Partners

  • Merchant Taylors' Boys' School
  • Merseyside Army Cadet Force
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CCF project - shared resources

  In December Knole Academy received approval from DfE and MoD to set up a CCF unit under the Cadet Expansion Programme. In order to facilitate this, KA have entered a partnership with Sevenoaks …

Partners

  • Sevenoaks School
  • Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks
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Battle of the Brains

A University Challenge type event for schools to compete against each other in teams of 4.  Schools can enter as many teams as they like.  Parents and teachers are welcome to come and watch …

Partners

  • The Princess Helena College
  • Preston Primary School, Preston, Hitchin
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Combined Cadet Force

Dame Allan’s Schools and St Thomas More School have set up a Combined Cadet Force Royal Marines Section (CCF). This has been conceived and organised as a partnership arrangement, neither school …

Partners

  • Dame Allan's Senior Schools
  • St Thomas More Catholic School, , Blaydon-on-Tyne
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CCF Partnership with Shenfield High School

Four member of staff and some students will shadow Brentwood School's CCF for three years with a view to setting up their own. …

Partners

  • Brentwood School
  • Shenfield High School, Shenfield, Brentwood
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Nottingham High School CCF CEP partnership with Arnold Hill

Nottingham High School CCF have taken the opportunity to support the CCF Cadet Expansion Programme (CEP) by partnering with Arnold Hill Academy to assist in the training and development of Arnold Hill …

Partners

  • Nottingham High School
  • Arnold Hill Academy, Arnold, Nottingham
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Glyn-Freemen's Joint CCF

The Glyn-Freemen’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a unique partnership between a State and Independent school, set up as a new venture in both schools simultaneously. …

Partners

  • City of London Freemen's School
  • Glyn School, Ewell, Epsom
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Partnering a Cadet Expansion Programme

Oakham School Combine Cadet Force (CCF) is currently partnering a Cadet Expansion Programme with Kettering Buccleuch Academy.  30 cadets from Kettering are parading every week.  Oakham School CCF is f …

Partners

  • Oakham School
  • Kettering Buccleuch Academy, , Kettering
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Harrow CCF

The John Lyon School, as part of the Harrow Brigade, works with Harrow High School to provide support and training to their CCF. …

Partners

  • The John Lyon School
  • Harrow High School, Harrow
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Combined Cadet Force Partnership with Coloma Convent Girls' School, Croydon

The Royal Russell Combined Cadet Force works in partnership with Coloma Convent Girls’ School, a local Catholic state school. This enables Coloma School to offer the CCF experience to their students, …

Partners

  • Royal Russell School
  • Coloma Convent Girls' School, Croydon