Two south west London independent schools, Hampton and Lady Eleanor Holles (LEH), have joined a state-maintained free school, Reach Academy, Feltham to launch a ground-breaking sixth form college.
Duncan Phillips, head of DT at St Albans School, and Jane Roberts, the school’s head of partnership and community link, explain how staff and pupils have been supporting their local community – and the vaccination effort – during the pandemic.
Ishan Kapur, a boarder at Wellington College and recipient of the prestigious Diana Award, explains how he fundraised for and distributed digital devices to disadvantaged students in New Delhi.
Peter Hatch, director of partnerships and outreach at King’s College School, Wimbledon, explains how an academic partnership with six local schools supported GCSE pupils virtually during lockdown.
Dr Joe Spence, master of Dulwich College, explains how the Southwark Schools’ Learning Partnership has adapted its collaborative work during the pandemic.
Remco Weeda, director of marketing and admissions and houseparent at Scarborough College, explains how the school has been using its minibuses to support the vaccination effort.
Dr Ali Galloni, head of science and technology at Sevenoaks School, explains how the school moved its annual STEM Week online during lockdown.
Mark Budge, STEAM coordinator at Leighton Park School, reflects on the success of STEAM Interactive 2021, a virtual outreach event designed to engage young pupils in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and maths.