Enrichment

Enrichment Days 2021-2022

On dedicated days across the academic year students take part in a wide range of activities to support and develop them beyond the classroom. Activities included this year range from a planned visit to the World War I battlefields at Ypres, European Languages Day celebrations through to Space Camp where a visiting planetarium will bring the cosmos to life for the students.

ED 1 - Tuesday 21st September

Year 7

MFL European Language Day (4 Periods) in carousel with Computing - Network Access (1 Period)

Year 8

PE - House Sports

Year 9

English - Exploring Dystopian Fiction (4 Periods) in carousel with PSHEE - Hope Not Hate Workshop (1 Period)

Year 10

*Science - Howletts Animal Park - Biology

Year 11

Study Skills Day (4 Periods) with PSHEE (1 Period)

Year 12

IAG/PSHEE - Building Community - Volunteering Day

Year 13

IAG - UCAS and Apprenticeships Bootcamp

ED 2 Wednesday 6th October

Year 7

Science - Space Camp - Astronomy Roadshow

Year 8

English - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Creative Writing Workshop

Year 9

PSHEE - Making the Right Choices

Year 10

MFL - Spanish Students - Spanish Cultural Festical Workshop

*MFL - French Students - Frederic's Bistro Trip

Year 11

*Geography Students - Fieldwork

History Students - Cold War/Warfare Workshop

Year 12

PSHEE - Decision Making and Mental Health Workshop

*DT Students - Design Museum Trip

Drama Students - Acting Skills Workshop

Art Students - Large Scale Drawing and Materials Manipulation Workshop

Year 13

*DT Students - Design Museum Trip

Drama Students - Acting Skills Workshop

Art Students - Large Scale Drawing and Materials Manipulation Workshop

ED 3 Thursday 11th November

Year 7

Creative Arts Day

Year 8

Science - Hogwarts Day

Year 9

PE - House Sports

Year 10

Maths - Thinking Hard in Maths

Year 11

English - Poetry Workshop (4 Periods) with IAG - Options After GCSE (1 Period)

Year 12

IAG/PHSEE - "Everyone's Invited" Workshop

Year 13

Art - School Display Day

ED 4 Thursday 2nd December

Year 7

English - War Poetry (4 Periods) with PHSEE (1 Period)

Year 8

MFL - French Language Through Culture (4 Periods) with PSHEE (1 Period)

Year 9

*Maths all Around Us - Canterbury Cathedral Trip

Year 10

PE - House Sports

Drama Students - Devising Theatre Workshop

*DT Students - Design Museum Trip

Year 11

Science - Practical Skills in Science Day

Year 12

IAG - Careers and Unifrog

Year 13

IAG - Living Independently Workshop

ED 5 Tuesday 11th January (CPD)

Year 7

IAG Careers - The Real Game - Career Ideas and Options

Year 8

RS - Exploration Day

Year 9

Creative Arts GCSE Taster Day

Year 10

PSHEE - Beyond Equality Workshop 1 (2 Periods) with PSHEE (2 Periods)

Year 11

Maths - Thinking Hard in Maths

*MFL - Harvey Grammar School Competition

Year 12

IAG - Driving Safety Workshop

Biology Students - Biology Statistics Day

Chemistry Students - Practical Chemistry - Making Aspirin

English Students - The Role of Literature and English Language in Modern Society

Year 13

English Students - The Role of Literature and English Language in Modern Society

ED 6 Wednesday 27th April (CPD)

Year 7

*Geography - Burham Field Trip

Year 8

Creative Arts Day

Year 9

MFL - Onatti Theatre Group - Spanish Language Play Performance and Workshop

Year 10

PSHEE - Beyond Equality Workshop 2 (2 Periods) with English - Exploration of how Women are Presented in Shakespeare's Plays (2 Periods)

Year 11

Core Subjects - Master Classes

Year 12

IAG - Summer Survival Skills Workshop

ED 7 Tuesday 17th May

Year 7

House Challenge

Year 8

*Volunteering Day

Year 9

*Volunteering Day

Year 10

*Volunteering Day

ED 8 Monday 20th June

Year 7

PE - House Sports

Year 8

Maths - Coding Day

Year 9

*Ypres - WW1 Battlefields Trip

Year 10

PSHEE - Beyond Equality Workshop 3 (2 Periods) with IAG - Stepping up to Yr11 Workshop (3 periods)

Year 12

IAG - UCAS Access

Prefect Induction

*Politics Students - House of Commons/Supreme Court Trip

ED 9 Friday 8th July

Year 7

Sports Day

Year 8

Sports Day

Year 9

Sports Day

Year 10

Sports Day

Year 9 Extended Learning

In Year 9, students follow a diverse learning pathway.

In Terms 1 and 2, all Year 9 students study for the Introduction to British Sign Language qualification www.british-sign.co.uk. At the end of the course, students have a fundamental understanding of what life is like for deaf and hard of hearing people is like and can apply their BSL skills by signing assemblies, school concerts and events.

In Terms 3 and 4, all Year 9 students follow a supportive and informative IAG (Information and Guidance) programme that engages and challenges them to think about GCSE and A Level choices and future career plans.

In Terms 5 and 6, all Year 9 students will work with an external First Aid training provider. This offers students a hands-on practical learning experience regarding First Aid with a basic first aid certificate accredited after they complete the course.