Outreach Classics Project

Partner: St George's Church of England Primary School, Birmingham
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

Sixth Form pupils were trained in school in presenting Classical studies to state primary school pupils. They then took the project to St George`s school on Wednesday Afternoons as part of their enrichment activity programme

Aims of the project

To offer the opportunity for year 6 pupils to experience the study of Classics.

The project was identified as part of discussion with the Headteacher about stretch and challenge opportunities.

The success of the  project was dependent on the commitment of the Year 12 pupils involved.

The Year 6 pupils enjoyed the opportunity and the Sixth form were bale to develop their skills of organisation and communicaton.

Background and goals

The partnership came about through discussion between headteachers it has been established for 3 years.


Teaching staff oversee the project but the teaching is carried out by students. The students travel to St George`s School. there are three pupils involved per term.


the project is evaluated at the end of each cycle.

Pupil involvement

Pupils from EHS are female sixth form students

Pupils from the state primary school are in Year 6 and of mixed gender

Frequency and duration

The event is ongoing on demand. It is not currently running 2017 due to timetabling problems.