Enrichment Activities

New Enrichment Timetable - Spring Term 2020

The latest Enrichment Timetable can be downloaded below or viewed as image files. Details of how to sign-up (most are just 'turn up') are alongside each entry. We have many after-school activities each week, why not have a go, learn a new skill, meet new friends?

What is Enrichment?

Although formal lessons end at 2.30pm, the Academy day does not. Students are able to choose from a fantastic range of after-school Enrichment activities and clubs, both academic and non-academic. Sessions are typically 2.30 – 3.30pm, although some go on later than this. There is a growing number of Enrichments and clubs to choose from each week, mostly running from Mondays – Fridays, although we try to avoid running activities on a Tuesday (due to staff training after school). The majority of sessions are run by staff volunteers.

Enrichment is overseen by Mr Hughes (Y9 Learning Manager) and Miss McDonnell (Assistant Principal) who are always happy to help and answer questions.

Why attend Enrichment?

There are two main reasons to attend the after-school activities on offer. Firstly, catch up
sessions are a fantastic tool to help accelerate your academic achievement. Whether you missed a lesson, want to improve your depth of knowledge or need help with coursework then catch up sessions will provide you with one to one tuition from a range of staff in different
Secondly, Enrichment activities allow you to gain experience and skills in areas not typically part of your everyday curriculum. Enhancing your personal attributes by opting to gain new experiences is extremely desirable to future employers and higher education providers.

Who can attend?

Everyone! Whatever year group you are in there are a huge range of after academy sessions to choose from. Some activities are specifically targeted at individual year groups or key stages and this information is provided in this booklet. Enrichments that are open to everyone provide great opportunities to make friends in other year groups.

What is available?

Whatever your needs or interests there are multiple activities to get involved with. The selection of activities are organised by day in alphabetical order. If there’s an Enrichment you would like to take part in that isn’t currently offered, mention it to Mr Hughes.

What happens if an Enrichment has to be cancelled?

Occasionally Enrichment sessions may need to be cancelled, such as when there is bad weather. You will be made aware of this at the very first opportunity so that you can plan your journey home. A message is also placed on social media and where possible a text message will be sent to your parent/carer.

Useful Enrichment Downloads