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. If 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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Volunteering with the Rural Refugee Network

Volunteering opportunities for pupils at Bedales and Bedales Prep, Dunhurst to support the work of the Rural Refugee Network.  …

Partners

  • Bedales School
  • Rural Refugee Network
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International Links

The RGS-Tormead Internaional Links partnerships are charitable ventures which provide meaningful, long-term connection with international communities for the mutual benefit of pupils, staff and wider …

Partners

  • Royal Grammar School
  • Tormead School
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Summer Circus (Mayfield Church of England Primary School, Mayfield)

Mayfield School supported their local Primary School by providing car parking for their big fund-raising event, the Summer Circus. This was a very well attended occasion and the car park was full of c …

Partners

  • Mayfield School
  • Mayfield Church of England Primary School, Mayfield
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Petersfield Community Radio

Volunteer led project to introduce a Community Radio Station to the town of Petersfield. Involves four state and independent school community partners who collaborate on training events for pupils in …

Partners

  • Bedales School
  • Petersfield Community Radio Project
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Unique Sports Day Sees Children of all Abilities Realise Their Potential

On Sunday 2nd June Norwich CIC Able2B and Norwich School joined forces for a sports day with a difference. The "Discover Your Ability" event, held at Norwich Lower School playing fields, saw children …

Partners

  • Norwich School
  • Able2B
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Community Service Programme

The Community Service Organisation makes a significant contribution to the school’s outreach programme. Mnay are involved in setting up their own community projects such as working with local pl …

Partners

  • City of London School
  • Ongoing Community Service Programme
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IntoUniversity link

Students from City of London School visit local IntoUniversity centres in their area and help other young people in a mentoring capacity. …

Partners

  • City of London School
  • IntoUniversity
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Staff vs Pupil Football match in aid of 'Make a Wish'

£800 raised …

Partners

  • Shrewsbury School
  • Make a Wish
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Volunteering in orphanage in Malawi

Every 2 years, a joint group from Shrewsbury School and Shrewsbury House Youth Club, in Everton ('The Shewsy') spend 3 weeks in Malawi. They volunteer at the orphanage run by Medic Malawi, teaching En …

Partners

  • Shrewsbury School
  • Medic Malawi project, Malawi
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Fund-raising for the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Bucket collections at concerts & Prostate Cancer badges were sold to raise this donation. …

Partners

  • Shrewsbury School
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (1)
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Christmas presents & concert for Frailty Ward at RSH

Run by a member of our catering staff, the students buy, donate and wrap Christmas presents suitable for elderly people confined to hospital over Christmas - cosmetics, bed socks etc. Volunteer musici …

Partners

  • Shrewsbury School
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
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Hampton School and the Shooting Star Hospice Youth Group

The Shooting Star Hospice Youth Club meets on a Friday evening at Hampton School every month.  Inclusive activities include film nights, sports activities, theatre workshops and video games sess …

Partners

  • Hampton School
  • Shooting Star Children's Hospice
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Foodbank Friday

Sixth Formers organise a weekly collection of non-perishable items from pupils and staff as they arrive at School.   They deliver these and stay to help distribute them.   …

Partners

  • Queen's Gate School
  • Kensington and Chelsea Foodbank
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Age UK Lunch Club

A weekly lunch club for the elderly in our local community. …

Partners

  • Queen's Gate School
  • Age UK Kensington and Chelsea
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The Beacon raises thousands for the NSPCC

Our pupils raised over £7,000 for the NSPCC by taking part in sponsored runs and a sponsored dance-a-thon during the Autumn Term. What a fantastic effort.  …

Partners

  • The Beacon School
  • NSPCC (4)