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Extra Curricular

What’s On – week commencing 3rd February 2020

Please note sports activities/fixtures can change so pupils must listen to notices provided by form tutors or ask a member of the P.E. staff for updates.

Monday
Netball training
Year 7 football

Tuesday
Year 9 and 10 football

Wednesday
Year 11 football
Year 10 handball

Thursday
Year 8 football
Girls cricket

Friday
Staff football

For further details please ask a member of the PE department.

Extra curricular and enrichment opportunities January 2020 – April 2020

Sports activities can change on a weekly basis so refer to notices on the P.E. corridor or ask a member of staff for details.

Physical Education

PE Extra-curricular and lunch clubs are updated on a half termly basis. A copy of the PE extra-curricular timetable is displayed in all form rooms, the PE corridor and on screens throughout school.

ALS (Additional Learning support)

ALS takes place Monday-Friday for Year 11.  Pupils are allocated to a subject based upon their current progress.  The allocation of pupils to subjects changes after each data drop.

The Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh runs throughout the year with a number of sessions fulfilling the various requirements.  These sessions are not calendared, but run each half-term.

The dates of expeditions are:

Bronze Award

  • Year 9 – Practice expedition 27 – 28th June, assessed expedition 11-12th July

Silver Award

  • Year 10 – Practice expedition 26 – 28th June, assessed expedition 11 – 13th July.

Whole School Trips

  • Year 7 – Lockerbie Trip – Relationship, team and confidence building.
  • Year 7&8 – Paris Trip – Cultural experience (takes place on alternate years, next trip 2021)
  • Year 9 – Spain Trip – Cultural and language development (scheduled for 2021)

Departmental offsite/enrichment activities

English

  • Year 7: Visit to Blackpool Zoo to support the SOL ‘Monsters’.
  • Year 8: Author Visit / Theatre Visit.
  • Year 9: Visit to Quarry Bank Mill to investigate Victorian lifestyle and context.
  • Year 10: Creative writing with author Bali Rai.
  • Year 10&11: Blood Brothers & Westside story theatre company visits to support the GCSE.
  • Year 11: Poetry Live – enrichment for HAP to supplement the Literature GCSE.

Geography

  • Year 11 –  Fieldwork trip to Cleveleys beach and Salford Quays.

Health and Social Care

  • Year 11 – Students helping out at the Mount Carmel Community Christmas Party.
  • Year 10 – Work Experience related to the care industry used along with a witness statement for written coursework.

History

  • Year 7: Skipton Castle Trip.
  • Year 7 – 9: London Trip (Tower of London, London Dungeons, London Eye, Imperial War Museum and Westminster Abbey) – The purpose is to develop an understanding of the political, religious and military history of the capital.
  • Year 8: Quarry Bank Mill
  • Year 9: Imperial War Museum.
  • Year 10: Leeds Armouries.
  • Year 10 & 11: Trip to Krakow Poland, visiting Auschwitz (7 – 10th February 2010)

MFL

  • Year 7: European Day of Languages Bake-Off.
  • Year 7-10: Weekly Language Support Clinic.
  • Year 9-10: Trips to UCLAN/MMU for Language Enrichment Events.

Performing Arts

  • Year 7 – 9: Brass Ensemble.
  • Year 7 – 9: ‘MC’s got Rhythm’ – Djembe Band.
  • Year 7 – 9: ‘Ukulele Group’.
  • Year 7 – 10: Theatre Trips/ Backstage tour of theatre.
  • Year 7 – 11: Choir.
  • Year 7 – 11: School Production.
  • Year 7 – 11: CHARM.

RE & PSHE

  • Year 7-11: Multi-Faith Day.
  • Year 9: Health Day.
  • Year 7-11: YSVP Group.
  • Year 7-10: Chaplaincy team
  • Year 7-11: Community Links – Visits to Roughlee Care Home.

Science

  • Year 7: Science Club.
  • Year 7-11: Eco Club.
  • Year 7&8: Science Extravaganza – to increase engagement and explore the wonder of science.
  • Year 7-9: Activities for National Science Week.
  • Year 9: Eco trip.
  • Year 9-11: Brains on Fire! Inspiring pupils to want to study science post 16.
  • Year 10: Science Live! Inspiring future scientists and help pupils prepare for GCSE exams.