Service Learning

As part of the International Baccalaureate Career Pathway, of which Hugh Christie is a leading school, students are expected to take part in experiences beyond their curriculum area. Students are required to log at least one hour per week for a Service Learning activity; here are some ideas:

Becoming a House Leader:


Working with Ms Hawley, Miss Connor and Miss Wells to:

  • Help organise competitions between the houses

  • Help organise social events for the houses

  • Helping to produce house year books

  • Contribute materials for house events

  • Assist with assemblies

  • Help organise the Year 11 Prom  


Leading or becoming part of a charity committee:

  • Selecting a charity for the 6th Form

  • Organising fundraising events for the school or local community


Leading or being part of a sporting committee:      

  • Organising sporting events for the school

  • Organising events between schools or 6th Forms

  • Organising student/staff competitions


Mentoring of lower school students in advisory groups:

  • Mentoring students struggling with social issues

  • Mentoring students academically

  • Mentoring students with behavioural challenges


 Subject Support:

  • Attaching yourself to a department

  • Supporting in the role of a teaching assistant

  • Supporting a department with administration

  • Supporting a department with preparation of materials.


Supporting Local Community:

  • Supporting a local primary school

  • Supporting a local charity

  • Volunteering to help out with local sporting events for children


Recreational and Creative Arts:

  • Taking part in a band to support at school and community events

  • Supporting gifted and talented artists in the lower school


If you have an idea of your own that you’d prefer, discuss it with your advisor or Mr Sheppard / Ms Allen.