Model United Nations is for those people who love to debate, work together as a team and enjoy exploring how politics works on a global scale. It is an excellent opportunity to work with pupils from other year groups and improve skills such as public speaking, the ability to work towards compromise and compose logical and well-researched arguments.
As well as having the opportunity to take part in performance projects, pupils can choose to come to our weekly drama club. Within each enrichment session, we enjoy drama games, developing new skills and techniques, and creating short performances. The emphasis is on having fun and working creatively in response to a wide variety of tasks and stimuli.
Running club is for those who enjoy a run in the fresh air and don’t mind getting a little muddy in the process. During club time, we warm up and prepare ourselves for a run across the school grounds. These runs are often timed and encourage competition and improvement in cardiovascular capacity.
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.
The football club is run as a competitive activity. The focus is on enjoyment and applying current knowledge and skills to game tactics. In each session, pupils will undertake a variety of drills/practice situations that will develop their ability to work as a team and then have opportunities to put the newfound tactical knowledge into game situations.
At Eco club, pupils are encouraged to think about sustainability and how they can help towards being an eco-friendly school. They will be encouraged to address a variety of environmental themes ranging from recycling, reducing waste, saving energy, water and thinking about healthy living.
If you would like to find out how you can turn any item into a computer touchpad, rig up a security camera or build a PC? Become part of the digital leaders and you will become an expert on the latest technology. You will be able to assist your classmates and even the teachers with their tech issues and get the lessons back on track.
The Crew is an opportunity to immerse yourself a love of literature and creative writing. Offering precious quiet time to read and discuss books, alongside developing, exploring and sharing your own writing.
Pupils will learn how to complete fun and wacky experiments, using items you can find at home.
Do you have a tactical mind? Do you enjoy board games? Or do you want to learn a new skill? Then Chess Club would be a great opportunity for you. The Chess Club will have the opportunity to participate in tournaments for your house.
Rotary Public Speaking is a prestigious competition that Tower College has participated in for many years. Learning how to deliver a speech in public is a skill that will last a lifetime. Working together as a team develops self-confidence, analytical thinking and the ability to respond to questions in a mature manner. Over the years Tower College has had much success at all stages of the competition and we hope that this tradition will continue this year.
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.
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychology teaches pupils about the human mind and how it works. Covering topics linked to behaviour, memory, personality, and social interaction.
Astronomy is the study of the sun, moons, stars and planets. Understand the make-up of our universe and answer the question, are there other life forms out there?