LGS/Cobden Partnership

Partner: Cobden Primary School & Community Centre, Loughborough
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

Every academic year, approximately 4 Y12 students volunteer on Thursday afternoons, helping either small groups of primary pupils or individual pupils to further their academic progress, namely in literacy.

Aims of the project

To foster and maintain close community relations and enable the primary pupils to further their literacy. Furthermore, to allow the Y12 pupils to gain valuable communication and leadership skills.

Background and goals

The project has been running since 2012.


Each volunteer student is placed under the guidance of a teacher from the primary school.

Pupil involvement

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

Frequency and duration

The project runs every year.