Golden Key Primary School Mentor


Golden Key Canterbury offers gifted and talented primary school pupils the opportunity to work on a project with a university student who has a shared interest. The project takes place over four weeks during Term 2. This activity is open to all students, not just Golden Key members.

Hours involved in the activity

12 hours.

Every 12 hours of participation in an activity is equal to one intersection point (12 hours = 1 intersection point).
For this activity you can claim a maximum of 1 learning and development outcomes.


Rose Reynolds

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against one of the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B2 - Initiative and enterprise - Golden Key Primary School Mentors identify areas for support and help pupils understand their projects.
  • B3 - Leadership - Golden Key Primary School Mentors lead conversations to engage pupils and guide learning.
  • B4 - Learning - Golden Key Primary School Mentors learn how to align their activity with the requirements of the school and community in which they are placed.
  • B6 - Problem solving - Golden Key Primary School Mentors adapt their support to foster pupils’ learning.
  • B8 - Teamwork - Golden Key Primary School Mentors work collaboratively with pupils of all backgrounds and cultures to create projects.
  • C1 - Communication - Golden Key Primary School Mentors learn to present information effectively and ensure it is appropriate.
  • C5 - Planning and organising- Golden Key Primary School Mentors set realistic goals and plan and organise their workloads.
  • C7 - Self-management - Golden Key Primary School Mentors communicate appropriately with others through their use of language and their dress code.
Matrix intersection points for Golden Key Primary School Mentor (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?