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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Design and Technology Partnerships (multiple)

Local Primary School children come for weekly sessions to our Design & Technology Dept. The Department runs sessions on Friday afternoons with a specialist teacher and help from Sixth Form D&T …

Partners

  • St Albans School
  • Maple Primary School, St Albans, Abbey Primary School
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Renewable Heat Insentive

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Partners

  • Stover School
  • Renewable Head Incentive
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Year 1 ‘Ocean Views'

A Year 1 project based on their term’s topic of Oceans, the practical aspects involved age-appropriate tasks such as cutting card with scissors, stickers and colouring. The pupils learnt a simpl …

Partners

  • Abingdon School
  • Rush Common School, Abingdon
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Engineering, Design and Technology Conference: 28th January 2019

A Conference on the Engineering, Design and Technology Industries to inspire the next generation into these exciting sectors …

Partners

  • Birkenhead School
  • All local schools
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KNex Challenge

A team activity with the aim of designing and then testing their creation against certain criteria.  …

Partners

  • Abbot's Hill School
  • Nash Mills Church of England Primary School, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead
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Art Competition with local schools

Pupils from local primary schools are invited each year to take part in a Year 5 Art Competition. The pupils get to showcase their creative designs which are produced by using a range of media and tec …

Partners

  • Stockport Grammar School
  • Corrie Primary School, Denton, Manchester
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Inspiring Talks Series: Chris Riddell, Illustrator

Local schools invited to attend a talk and interactive workshop with Chris Riddell, Illustrator. Part of our Inspiring Talks Series. …

Partners

  • Birkenhead School
  • Redcourt School
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Robert Nelson talk on STEAM

A careers talk about Ultra Electronics Precision Control Systems, Cambridge and their work with control systems for aircraft, including work done in the past for Concorde. He hopes to bring with him e …

Partners

  • Forest School
  • Walthamstow School for Girls, Walthamstow, London
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Robert Nelson talk on STEAM

A careers talk about Ultra Electronics Precision Control Systems, Cambridge and their work with control systems for aircraft, including work done in the past for Concorde. He hopes to bring with him e …

Partners

  • Forest School
  • London Academy of Excellence, Stratford, London (1)
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Film Clubs

Sixth Form pupils run weekly film clubs in local secondary schools helping students plan, film, edit and create a short film on topics the students choose. …

Partners

  • Magdalen College School
  • Various Local Secondary Schools (5)
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Art Walk Workshop

Two Saturday morning sessions for talented Artists to design and create masks, for inclusion in our end of year Art Walk. …

Partners

  • Bruton School for Girls
  • Milton-on-Stour Church of England Primary School, Gillingham
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Art Walk Workshop

Two Saturday morning sessions for talented Artists to design and create masks, for inclusion in our end of year Art Walk. …

Partners

  • Bruton School for Girls
  • Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School, Sherborne
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Art Walk Workshop

Two Saturday morning sessions for talented Artists to design and create masks, for inclusion in our end of year Art Walk. …

Partners

  • Bruton School for Girls
  • Ditcheat Primary School, Shepton Mallet
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Hospital Art Projects

Sixth Form artists produce artwork designed for local hospital settings, aiming to reduce stress and provide visual stimulation for patients. …

Partners

  • Magdalen College School
  • Oxford University Hospitals Trust
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Go, Go, Go-Kart

10 able and interested pupils from each school have undertaken a project to design, build and test karts. …

Partners

  • Kent College
  • Mascalls Academy, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge