NCA Academic support

Partner: New Charter Academy, , Ashton-under-Lyne
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

 

Manchester High School provides support on an ongoing basis for a number of academic departments at New Charter Academy.  These change year to year and have included: A-Level PE sessions for new charter students, UCAS support and practice interviews and staff from MHSG providing teaching for subjects at A-Level.

 

 Manchester High School provides support on an ongoing basis for a number of academic departments at New Charter Academy.  These change year to year and have included: A-Level PE sessions for new charter students, UCAS support and practice interviews and staff from MHSG providing teaching for subjects at A-Level.

 

Aims of the project

 

To increase the academic attainment of pupils at New Charter Academy.This need was identified by talks between the two schools and requests for assistance from New Charter Academy.

 

Factors for success are the availablilty of staff and resources at MHSG and the willingness of staff at NCA to work with MHSG.

 

Immediate beneficiaries are the pupils and staff at NCA who receive specialist teaching and resources from MHSG

 

Background and goals

 

This need was identified in talks between the two schools and requests for assistance from New Charter Academy.

 

The link was established in 2013.

 

Resources

 

The availablilty of staff and resources at MHSG and the willingness of staff at NCA to work with MHSG.

 

School facilities = classrooms

 

Teaching staff used.

 

How many and how long depends upon needs of NCA at the time of each request

 

There have been financial contributions when MHSG staff were sent to NCA to deliver masterclasses.  This money was given to the MHSG burrsary fund.

 

Impact

 

No assessments of impact as very difficult to measure without significant pre and post testing of pupils (for A-level interventions) that would impact on curriculum time.

 

Anticipated outcomes - improved A-Level grades and university offers.

 

Pupil involvement

 

Pupils - depends on required support from NCA. 

 

Pupils involved-  6th form pupils, 16-18.  Girls

 

Frequency and duration

 

On-going

 

2-3 times per year

 

For the foreseeable future