LGS/Holywell Partnership

Partner: Holywell Primary School, 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 and maths. They also provide support to the class teacher.

Aims of the project

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

Background and goals

The project has been running for over 15 years.

Resources

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

Pupil involvement

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

Frequency and duration

The project takes place every year.