Volunteering with the Aston Project

Partner: Aston Project
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Volunteering

Cheltenham Ladies' College students work alongside police officers and young children in a number of different activities based in College. 

Police bringing 8-10 year olds into College to enjoy extra-curricular activities. Sessions are  organised and will be hosted by CLC girls (accompanied by CLC staff and Gloucestershire Police).  Activities include Origami, Computer Coding and StarLab.

Background and goals

The partnership stems from an initial talke given by the Police on The Aston Project when they came into College in 2016. Subsequently, a number of girls expressed an interest in volunteering and helping the project.  

Pupil involvement

Sixth Form pupils, aged 16 to 18.

Frequency and duration

Inital sessions took place in 2017 and it is hoped this will become an ongoing partnership