Extra-curricular Activities

We believe very strongly in the importance of sport and exercise as the benefits of leading an active and healthy lifestyle are endless.

Regular participation in exercise or sport not only improves health levels, confidence and social relationships but also, studies show, leads to higher levels of academic attainment.

For these reasons, the Physical Education curriculum is very broad and offers students as many different activities as possible during the physical education lessons timetabled for them each week.  During this time they are introduced to new sports, cover all aspects of the national Physical Education syllabus and acquire new techniques as well as refine skills already owned.

In addition to this, we present students with rich extra-curricular programmes after college which allows them to extend their interest and participation in sport and exercise.  Clubs range from social activities where students meet new friends within a healthy environment to more serious societies for those wishing to form a team and compete against other schools within the borough.  Regardless of where students fall within this continuum, there is something for everyone and we encourage as many students as possible to take advantage of this and take steps to adopt and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

 

Autumn 2019 

Day Activity Year Groups Description
Tueday Environmental  Club KS4 The Environmental Club will allow the students to raise awareness of issues affecting the environment. They will also be empowered to devise various strategies and effect policies within the school environment to create a safer space. They will also engage in various beautification projects within the school and the wider community. 
Film Club KS4 The film club will allow the students to watch specific documentaries and other selected films. This will allow them to develop a love for film, as well as, to deepen their critical thinking skills through discussion and reviews.
Art Club KS4 Children will use various materials in our envirnment to create memorobilias for various festivals and important events that will take place throughout the term.
Book Club KS4 This club was designed to encourage students to read for pleasure and develop a passion for expressing their oral reading skills.They will be encouraged o read different types of books to develop their reading skills , expand their vocabulary and become inspired. They will also have opportunities to enagage in reading across the various primary schools, to help to cultivate a passion for reading. 
Debating Society  KS4 The Debating Society will allow the students to develop their communicative skills. It will allow them to overcome various phobias that they have for public speaking. Research skills will also be developed, as they will have to engage in this process to validate their arguments. 
Robotics Club  KS4 The Robotics Club will engender participation in stem activities. The students will become engaged in computer programming and problem solving activities, as well as, unearth their creativity and initiative. 
Computer Science Club  KS4 The Computer Science Club will help the students to cultivate their professional development and augment their education with practical skills and project, as well as, provide a fun and suppotive community to stimulate personal growth. 
Games Club  KS4 The Games Club will allow the students to develop their problem solving skills, as they engage in strategic  and tactical thinking. It will also allow them to develop their social skills while having fun. 
Baking Club  KS4 The baking club will allow the students to develop their culinary skills. It is also beneficial, as it will help them to develop their creative expression, as they  produce tasty and delicious treats. 

 

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