Learning Support at St Mark's Primary School

Partner: St Mark's Primary School, Mitcham
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

King's pupils help out during 'Fabulous Friday' at one of our most longstanding partner schools. They supervise gifted and talented pupils in a variety of activities and games, working in lessons to support classroom teachers.  

Aims of the project

The aims of the project are to - 

Assist the St Mark's pupils to develop their skills in Maths and English

Develop skills of responsibility and leadership 

Background and goals

The project is a very longstanding one which began over 14 years ago. 

Resources

The project requires one member of teaching staff from each school to oversee it. Transport to St Mark's is provided by King's. 

Impact

Reflection sessions take place throughout the academic year. 100% of King's pupils involved in this project stated that their leadership skills had developed as a result. 

St Mark's pupils have shown an increased level of ability in their academic work. 

Pupil involvement

Year 10-13 pupils from King's work with Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils from St Mark's. 

Frequency and duration

This takes place weekly on Friday afternoons throughout the year.