Cotmanhay Junior School works closely with the UFA (University of the First Age) to support pupil leadership in school.
Our aims are to:
Autumn term 2016
We currently have a group of Year 6 children taking on the role of peer tutors and a group of Year 4 children as their tutees. Each Thursday lunchtime, along with Mrs Bowler, the children take part in peer tutoring where they focus on reading and spelling.
Spring term 2017
We have begun a new cycle of Peer Tutoring for some Year 5 and Year 3 children.
Congratulations to the ten Year 5 children who applied for the tutor position and successfully completed the two day tutor training program.
Peer Tutoring times: Monday 12-12.30pm Miss Hopson (Maths)
Thursday 12-12.30pm Mrs Bowler (English reading and spelling)
The program will last for 10 weeks across the Spring Term.
Autumn term 2017
Following the success of the peer tutoring sessions last year, some Year 5 and Year 3 children will begin a new cycle this September. Year 5 children will be trained through our two day peer tutor course, before they meet their Year 3 tutees. The sessions will run at the same times for 12 weeks:
Monday lunch 12-12.30pm Mrs Bower - maths
Thursday lunch 12-12.30pm Mrs Bowler - reading and spelling
The job description and application form for Year 5 children is below.