Aims of the project
To provide acitivies, company and support for elderly residents and dementia patients in local nursing homes.
Background and goals
This has been driven by the school chaplain's and pupils' desire to help in the community.
The project has been running for over 10 years.
Pupils and staff time and minibuses/transport costs
The project runs throughout the year and in total, 80 Year 10 pupils spend one hour a week, for one term out in the community.
No direct measurment, but the success of the programme can be determined by the fact that it has been going for more than 10 years.
All Year 10 pupils from St Swithun's are involved
Frequency and duration
This is an ongoing activity.