The National Literacy Trust has created a project that connect schools with local care homes, with the aim of encouraging connectivity and combatting the loneliness that many people in care homes feel. This project was launched for KS3 students to work on over half term and invites students’ to write positive letters about anything that interests them. The ‘My Dear New Friend’ project is ongoing and expresses the school’s vision and aim of encouraging students to positively contribute to the community