Christopher Whitehead Language College used an allocation of the Prime Education Fund to develop a much needed enrichment programme for 6th form students.
The project aimed to increase confidence, raise standards in learning and reinforce knowledge, as the students engaged with a deeper learning to deliver quality workshops.
Led by students studying A-level photography, the project helped them gain experience in a teaching role. The year 12 photography students worked together to deliver weekly workshops, preparing resources and ideas for lesson structure as well as arranging practical resources ready for peers to use. Students also taught peers how to edit photos using Photoshop.
The project not only benefitted Year 12 A-level photography students but also students who attended the enrichment course and students across the year groups who will be able to use the new equipment in the department. The project can continue annually for each group of Year 12 students. The school are also considering running an after school course for staff who might be interested in photography.