Leadership Academy

Partner: Springfield Primary School, Tilehurst, Reading
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

In partnership with Berkshire Youth students from Bradfield College undertake an Open Colleges award in Leadership.  They then undertake weekly volunteering at St Paul's Primary Afterschool Club over the course of the academic year.

Aims of the project

Engage in greater partnership with local community

Allow Bradfield College pupils to recieve training in leadership

Support local primary schools with their after-school provision 

Work closely with local charity Berkshire Youth

Background and goals

The college is building a relationhip with local childrens chrity Berkshire Youth and as part of this the college has a desire to improve the number of local links we have with state schools and to also increase the number of pupils at Bradfield who undertake volunteering within the local community whilst at the college.

BRADFIELD ARE LOOKING FOR FURTHER PARTNERS TO WORK WITH THIS ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/18

Resources

Transport

Berkshire Youth & Bradfield Staffing

Classroom for training

Funding for the pupils Leadership Qulaification

Funding for Berkshire Youth staff hours

Impact

Qualitative assessment is undertaken in the form of interviews with providers about contribution of Bradfield pupils.

Formally at the end of each year - although informally through  the year at sessions

Pupil involvement

College pupils ranging from 16 to 18 years old of mixed gender

Frequency and duration

On-going over the course of the academic year on a weekly basis

The project began last year and will run again this year with increased capacity and a desire to work with other local primry schools