ISSP Breakthrough Event

St Peter's School

ISSP Breakthrough Event

ISSP 2019

Today we celebrated our annual Independent State School Partnership (ISSP) Breakthrough event. Over 130 pupils and staff from our ISSP partner schools across York were welcomed into St Peter’s.

Teachers competed for Year 7 pupil’s votes as they put forwards compelling, and sometimes comical, arguments as to the biggest breakthrough in mankind’s history. Passions were high as all the contestants wanted to achieve the award.

The children decided scientific thought and numbers were the worthy winner.

York ISSP brings together pupils from six maintained schools, two Church of England academies and three independent schools for a variety of workshops, classes and conferences. The central focus is providing enthusing and informative classes for children across the city.

By bringing together teachers and pupils from across the city, it was a day of celebrating education in York and in doing so foster new friendships and viewpoints.

York ISSP is supported by the University of York, York Minster, Merchant Adventurers, York Art Gallery and Science City York, all of which have offered facilities and staff to create opportunities for education and experience to the school pupils of the city.