Extracurricular Activities

Opportunities for extracurricular activities

PSHE & Citizenship
USEFUL WEBSITES AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT

www.bbc.co.uk/newsround - general news articles
www.parliament.uk/education - information about politics
www.moneymakesense.co.uk - financial information for young people
www.thesite.org - information on drugs, health and relationships
www.bullying.co.uk – advice about bullying
• www.familylives.org.uk- information for parents on dealing with issues which affect young people.

• Students are encouraged to read newspapers and apply what they have learned in lessons to “real life” situations.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

  • Students from Year 9 onwards can attend Merton Youth Parliament monthly meetings and take part in mock trials at the Crown Court. Contact made with Ms Sarah Safo of Merton Youth Parliament (Ph: 020 8274 4959; email: sarah.safo@merton.gov.uk)

  • Productions and presentations by outside agencies – lessons from an external practitioner Amanda McSherry Substance Misuse/Sexual Health Education Practitioner Catch22 Merton YP Risk & Resilience Service (formerly Merton Substance Misuse Service)

EXTRA-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Visits to:
  • Theatre trips, art gallery
  •  Dance/drama showcase

H&SC
Extra-curricular opportunities

Throughout the year we try to have guest lecturers to come into class and provide an insight into working in the health and social care sector. The students were also able to visit local Health and Social Care providers including a care home and a local nursery which enabled them to complete their controlled assessments. We will also invite visitors into lessons including pharmacists, care workers, midwife etc. and also people who deliver apprenticeship talks.

Science
EXTRA-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Wildlife area development – visit to Deen City Farm
Science museum - museum of Wimbledon

Humanities
EXTRA-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Visit a recycling site
Abbey mills- http://www.mertonabbeymills.org.uk/

History & Geography museum
  
Wandle River and Valley Park where they are encouraged to observe human and natural features of the park and consider the benefits of the area socially, economically and environmentally.

PE
Visits to the local YMCA gym


Careers and future progression talks 

Apprenticeships; CV writing; job search; work placements; volunteering, college and sixth form visits and interviews.

Are you looking to develop new skills? At Blessed Ltd we offer 
a wide range of extracurricular activities to help your personal development.
Call 020 8544 1551
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