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  • Sixth Form Outside

During your Sixth Form experience you will have a wide range of enrichment activities to get involved with.  We believe this is not only important for your personal development, but also a fabulous way to enrich your CV and develop new skills.  Enrichment activities take place each week on a Thursday afternoon (we call this Extension Studies).  In addition to this, throughout the academic year a wide range of activities are also planned for our Sixth Formers.

Extension Studies is a time for you to mix together with students from all different courses across Years 12 and 13; it allows you to take up new activities as well as further your skills in areas of particular interest.   The common theme of the activities is that you will extend yourselves beyond your taught lessons.

Extension Study Activities

  • Creative Design Landscaping Project
  • Yoga
  • Cross-Fit
  • Insanity: Fitness Training
  • Football and Netball Teams
  • Spanish for Tourism
  • Music for Performance
  • Community Volunteering
  • Sixth Form Teaching Assistants who support with our younger students

Enrichment Activities

  • 'Get into Teaching' conference at Aston University
  • Woodlands Induction Teamwork Retreat
  • Spiritual Retreat Days
  • Errol Lawson – motivational speaker and life coach
  • Action Jackson Champion Mindset Day
  • Newman University Student Conference
  • Birmingham City University Higher Education Conference which all of our Year 12 attend
  • Newcastle University 'Bitesize Uni' Experience for those that are keen to further their studies at Newcastle University
  • Keep the Cash BTEC Day
  • Counter Terrorism Training run through West Midlands Police
  • NCS - The Challenge
  • Year 12 work experience
  • Envision Programme
  • Duke of Edinburgh

Throughout the year, as other activities, events and courses become available you will be notified through our weekly morning PowerPoint, our plasma screen and through Progression Time and Careers Lessons. It is easy for you to keep an eye on what is going on and get fully involved in developing your wider skills.