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The Sixth Form Enrichment Programme at Claremont High School Academy forms a core part of the Sixth Form curriculum. The programme consists of a range of courses, training and activities which aim to support and enable students to develop into impressive and well-rounded individuals.
Enrichment appears on all sixth form student timetables and takes place on a Monday afternoon. In addition to the Monday enrichment sessions, students are encouraged to participate in a range of activities throughout the year, both in group situations and as individuals. These additional experiences enhance the impression students give to future employers and are extremely valuable when applying to Higher Education establishments. But most importantly it broadens students’ interests, teaches useful skills for life beyond school and provides an opportunity to gain some additional qualifications.
Some of the enrichment opportunities on offer are:
The VESPA programme develops the characteristics which make a student more likely to succeed in Sixth Form. Helping students adapt their behaviour and mindsets in order to realise their full potential. The programme provides students with the tools for growth through developing their Vision, Effort, Systems, Practice and Attitude.
This course provides the opportunity to work with young people in local primary school in a variety of sporting activities. The course aims to increase responsibility and awareness, develop confidence and improve self-esteem through students taking lead and delivering sports related activities.
Students act as an “Ambassador” by supporting the learning of younger students, through utilising their subject knowledge and experience to better support Key Stage3 and 4 students. Ambassadors also offer support during school events such as, Open Evenings & Taster Days.
National Citizen Service
Through NCS students’ develop skills, such as: confidence, leadership and independence. Through this programme students participate in team building activities such as abseiling, water rafting and canoeing. Participants also take part in a residential trip; learning how to be self-sufficient, developing new skills and finding out more about the needs of their local community.
An opportunity for sixth form students to become a strong role model for students in the lower school through supporting Key stage 3 students with reading during library lessons.
Fearless Futures equips young women with tools to understand gender as well as individual and societal barriers to women’s equality. The programmes supports and train these young women to lead workshops with the same aim for groups of younger girls in school.
Year 12 Involvement in CHSA enrichment so far...