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Youth Engagement Project

We would like to congratulate St Catherine’s College on being chosen as one of only three schools in England to support the House of Lords Environment and Climate Change committee in a Youth Engagement Project this year. They will give feedback to the committee from pupils linked to how best to deliver lessons on changing … Read more

Weekly Year 11 Mentoring

As part of the ongoing collaboration between partner schools, pupils from Eastbourne College mentor 30 Year 11 pupils from Willingdon Community School, offering support for their maths studies as they build towards their GCSEs. This weekly group, called Roy’s Homework Club after Mr Lawson’s dog Roy, is one part of the intervention many of these … Read more

Members of the Reconnect Group walk the Jubilee Way

On a lovely Saturday morning in September, members of the Coastal Schools Partnership Reconnect Group of pupils walked the Jubilee Way. This is the woodland and downland track that will be the centre of an exciting development by the Eden Project, the aim of which is to encourage people to reconnect with their local natural … Read more

Art on the Line 2021

Following the success of our first Art on the Line project launched in 2015, the Eastbourne Station banners have been updated this week to represent the growing amount of schools from the Eastbourne Schools Partnership. Art on the Line and Southern Rail are proud to support this exciting project and to display the high calibre … Read more

‘Making Natural History’ Environment Conference

25 years ago, 850 children from 92 countries came together in Eastbourne, England to discuss their concerns about the destruction of the natural environment. This extraordinary and pioneering event initiated by children was made possible by adults. A tremendous achievement at the time and one that garnered international attention. The young delegates shared and discussed … Read more

Engineering Interactive Day

Pupils from across our ESP schools, from Years 9 to 10, spent an exciting day at the University of Sussex, attending an engineering event. Especially aimed at introducing this subjects to female pupils as a future career choice, this was a brilliant day. The pupils were given a tour of the department, including the TFRMC, … Read more

Carbon Neutral Conference

A continuation from the Your Town project, where Eastbourne Schools Partnership pupils planned and designed a project they would like to see realised for Eastbourne Town. Students from Eastbourne College launched their ideas for an ESP beach gym at the Carbon Neutral conference in Jan 2020. They were introduced to Georgie Delaney from Great Outdoor … Read more

Saturday Scholars Workshops

A new initiative which started in 2019. 100+ of our pupils ranging from years 7 – 10 are involved with a Saturday morning Scholars Workshop, designed and hosted by Dr Steve Hobbs. Amongst many other exciting discussions, the groups are also working towards designing ideas to be presented to Sir Tim Smit for the creation … Read more

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