Aylestone Meadows

Partner: Ellesmere College, , Leicester
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

A joint venture between Ellesmere and the Dixie to support the Aylestone Meadows appreciation society in reclaiming the meadows and removing unwanted weeds.

Aims of the project

Community service. The link between Ellesmere and the Dixie is particularly exciting not least that Ellesmere is a special school. Creating opportunities for students to work together will bring about many opportunities for greater social awareness and confidence. 

Background and goals

The partnership came about through a friendship between one of the principals of Ellesmere and one of the Deputy Heads at the Dixie.

Resources

none

Pupil involvement

A group of 12 or so students from year 8 will join forces with students at Ellesmere as part of an on-going project to renew the meadows.

Frequency and duration

Likely to continue into the future.