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We offer a wide variety of additional activities to support learning, develop children and offer wider opportunities. These all support pupils in acquiring skills and confidence for their future lives.

These include:
• Sports clubs and fixtures
• Instrumental and vocal lessons
• Vocal group
• School bands
• Visits – regional, national and international
• School council
• Eco-committee
• Debate club
• Fundraising activities for a variety of charities
• School concerts
• Diversity days
• Visits to and from local primary schools
• Art and design competitions and clubs
• Careers visits and events
• Bikeability courses
• GCSE Astronomy
• World Book Day
• Warhammer club
• Lego therapy
• Afternoon tea events for local pensioners
• Homework clubs
• Work experience
• Hair and beauty
• Horse riding

We also offer student leadership opportunities:
• Form representatives
• School council representatives
• Head Boy and Girl
• Eco-committee representatives
• School ambassadors
• Subject ambassadors

We encourage pupils to get involved in these activities as it allows them to:

• Learn outside of lessons
• Try something new
• Meet new people and mix with students from other year groups
• Develop a greater sense of perspective and empathy
• Be part of a group or team
• Develop planning and forward thinking skills
• Improve time management and multi-tasking skills
• Develop interpersonal skills e.g. listening, leadership, confidence, negotiating, oratory and logical reasoning
• Set themselves apart from the rest when making college and university applications