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We firmly believe that all students should have the opportunity to further their learning and skills as part of their programme of study. We have developed a wide range of enrichment opportunities that promote academic excellence, leadership and independence.

Extended Project Qualification is a single piece of work chosen by the student that demonstrates evidence of planning, preparation, research and autonomous working. Students can undertake a project on a topic of their own choosing, which may or may not be linked to their A Level subjects. This will develop their research and independent learning skills, which are essential for students progressing to higher education or employment. Students who are interested in studying the EPQ should have six GCSEs grade 9-5.

Contact: Mrs Flavell

Debate society is an opportunity for you to develop your skills in public speaking and persuasive language, as well as raising your awareness of current affairs. Each week you will work with your team to construct and present an argument for or against a proposed motion.

Contact: Mr Richards

Higher Sports Leadership Certificate is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful students to lead unsupervised groups of people in sport and recreational activities. The qualification develops leadership skills such as organisation, planning, communication and teamwork through the medium of sport. It is a fun and practical qualification open to all students on all curriculum pathways.

Contact: Miss Sansby

Young Enterprise is for the business-minded. Students find out what it’s really like to set up and run a business. You and your partners make all the decisions about your company, from raising the initial share capital through to designing your product or service, to selling directly to customers and ultimately winding up the company and paying taxes. All this takes place with the support of a Business Adviser who brings a wealth of business knowledge and expertise to the team.

Contact: Ms Liddiard

Mentoring Year 12 students are given a unique opportunity to support KS3/4 students in a subject area of their choice. This experience enables them to generate a bank of skills that will be invaluable in higher education and the world of work. Students will typically work with small groups on a topic identified by the classroom teacher.

Contact: Mrs Manji

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