Law court is an introductory enrichment session into the study and practice of law, with an opportunity for pupils to gain a great insight into the justice system within the UK. Pupils will develop enquiry, critical thinking and decision-making skills through investigation of legal issues which are important, real and relevant to the world in which they live, and base reasoned judgements and arguments on evidence. At the end of the term, pupils will have the opportunity to explore the roles of a courtroom and learn about the justice system by attending a trip to the National Justice System.
Political Science will introduce pupils to the world of politics. Understanding how Parliament works and how a government is formed in the UK. Pupils will delve into different political ideologies and key roles of the cabinet through discussions and debates. Evaluating key events and the impact they have had on society while analysing political documents. Pupils will form a mock cabinet and begin to shape the future!
Are you curious about the kinds of things you could be doing in A-level physics? You could learn about anti-matter, photons, polarisation, harmonics, resistivity, simple harmonic motion, or fields.
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — to help improve cardiovascular fitness. Want to learn a new skill or just enjoy improving your fitness with your friends? Then join Zumba for this half term.
When you hear “arts & crafts” you may immediately think about glue, paper shreds, and big messes. But, these activities can certainly be enriching, especially if they involve creating something new and different, or something innovative if kids are given a prompt and only a set amount of resources.
In addition to exploring drawing as an art form, whether that’s through creating comic style art or another genre they’re excited about, taking art digital with graphic design or photography is an exciting option! Likely to be new to many young artists, digital art transforms paper works into share-ready masterpieces.
Each week pupils will develop key skills and utilise modern platforms to design their own webpage. Being able to utilise themes to target your specified audience and develop a User Interface to encourage interaction from users. This is an exciting opportunity for any pupil interested in computer science.
Netball is for pupils who wish to improve their individual Netball skills and develop a greater understanding of the game and its tactics. The club will suit pupils who are motivated to improve and those who wish to be part of the competitive school Netball teams. Pupils who wish to be considered for selection into school teams need to select these activities in enrichment time.
Basketball is a fast-paced, high scoring ball game and the basketball club utilises this element to develop pupils’ skills and knowledge through a range of engaging and fun drills. This is open to those pupils who want to develop and take part in extra-curricular competitions.
Always wanted to learn a new instrument? Have a natural talent on the drums? Or have you always been interested in music. This half term we are offering the chance for pupils to learn how to play the Djembe and develop their talents to be able to take part in a group performance.
Further Maths offers the opportunity to extend your mathematical knowledge and the application of this knowledge. You will leave with an additional qualification at the end of school for completing the course. Only open to year 11.
Each week pupils will complete a different obstacle or task aimed towards improving their problem-solving skills. It will be fun and create challenges set around the school. Teamwork and communication will be key!