How can local transport infrastructure be made more sustainable and environmentally friendly? Partner schools The Dukeries Academy and Gesamtschule Rheydt-Mülfort took part in a cross-curricular project involving their local communities to investigate.
Knowing me, knowing you
Is stereotyping a benefit or a hindrance in understanding people from different cultures and social settings? Two schools from very different backgrounds tackled this question and fought against common generalisations – by finding out how the respective other really thinks.
An inclusive exchange
Keeping calm when things go array and introducing new elements to the partnership each year have been crucial to the success of the link between Mounts Bay Academy in Cornwall and the Wiesenschule Förderschule in Rietberg.
A project gives an exchange shape
Claudia Lorenz from Sirius Academy tells us how working on thematic projects together each year has been the secret to their successful link
A new focus each year
Towcester CE Primary School and Grundschule Wettbergen have brought their link to life for the pupils by working on a new topic together each year. Richard Camp, Headteacher at Towcester Primary School, tells us how this has worked for them.
United in remembrance
What was the cultural importance of the Christmas Truce 1914? During a joint Anglo-German project, the pupils found their personal answers to this question and re-thought their attitude towards history and the ‘arch enemy’.
Fit for a global world
Global mobility is at its peak. Europe is full of possibilities and chances. But how can we grasp them? St. Columb’s College Derry and IGS Langenhagen found their answers ‘on the job.’
Public art: hands-on
Strengthening school links by discovering and experiencing public art, and then allowing the students to get creative together.
The STEM challenge
Hornsea and Hessle have established STEM clubs in both schools to boost the profile of science subjects.
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