Volunteering at Bettridge School

Partner: Bettridge School, Cheltenham
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Volunteering

Bettridge is a community-based school for pupils with severe learning disabilities aged between five and nineteen, and our girls volunteer mainly with the younger students, providing stimulating entertainment and learning support and assisting to maintain Bettridge's safe and supportive environment.

Aims of the project

The aim of this partnership is to fulfill Bettridge's need for high staffing ratios and thus help each pupil with their individual needs and ensure that they can learn and develop


Members of teaching and non-teaching staff are responsible for the administration of the partnership

Pupil involvement

In this partnership with Bettridge, we send girls from our Sixth Form, aged between sixteen and eighteen.

Frequency and duration

Girls go to Bettridge weekly during their lunchtimes, staying for an hour or more each time