Education involves far more than outstanding lessons in the classroom. Extra-curricular activities excite pupils about school, teach important skills that help them in and beyond the classroom, and let them discover new passions.
As well as our daily hour of extra-curricular activities, we operate a two-week timetable, with every second Friday set aside as a full day of extra-curricular enrichment.
This gives our pupils unparalleled opportunities to engage with a wide range of exciting cultural and educational activities.
Supporting the curriculum
Some activities directly support the core curriculum. For example, pupils can reinforce their understanding of angles from Maths by orienteering - or learn to develop an argument in a History essay at debating society.
Visits to places like the Natural History and Imperial War museums provide reinforcement for the topics that pupils have covered in class.
Other activities are designed to excite, engage and inspire pupils - for example rewarding pupils for exceptional effort or achievement with reward trips that also help to build teamwork within classes.
Pupils participate in full day projects that stretch and develop them, such as representing a country in a Model United Nations Conference, designing a new enterprise in an 'Apprentice' challenge or campaigning to improve their local community.
Creativity is an increasingly important skill for employers. Our enrichment days work alongside curriculum lessons to develop pupils' artistic, dramatic and musical abilities - and hopefully develop passions and hobbies.
Happy and healthy pupils
Regular sports days celebrate pupils' physical achievements and emphasise the importance of a healthy lifestyle. We welcome the whole school community - pupils, staff and parents - to come together, get healthy and have fun!
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