First Schools Teaching

Partner: Oakfield Primary Academy, Rugby
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

The project, which we call "First Schools Teaching", involves members of the VIth form going into one of several local primary schools each Wednesday afternoon to assist in the classroom or offering time to supporting the teachers in their work. Typically, suporting the children developing their literacy and numeracy skills is what the project involves. The other schools where this project runs on a weekly basis are:

Crick Primary

Rokeby Primary

St Andrew's Benn C of E Primary

Northlands Primary

St Oswald's C of E Primary

Clifton-on-Dunsmore C of E Primary

St Matthew's Bloxam C of E Primary

Bawnmore Infants

Paddox Primary

Brooke School

Aims of the project

Aim of the partnership is to support the local community and to assist primary pupils in the development of their learning.

Background and goals

This partnership has been around for at least 20 years.

Pupil involvement

The primary pupils' ages range from 6-11. 

Frequency and duration

The project takes place each Wednesday afternoon between around 1.30-3.15pm