LGS/Beacon Academy Partnership

Partner: Beacon Academy, Loughborough
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

Every academic year, approximately 4 Y12 students volunteer at Beacon on Thursday afternoons, helping either small groups of pupils or individual pupils to further their skills in a range of subjects. 

Aims of the project

To build good community relations and further the education of the primary school children. Furthermore, to enhance the interpersonal and team working skills of the Y12 pupils.

Background and goals

The Partnership has been running for over 15 years 


Each volunteer pupil is placed under the supervision and direction of a teacher from the primary school.

Pupil involvement

The Beacon pupils (mixed) are from a range of classes. 

Frequency and duration

The project runs every year.