The school offers a wide range of enrichment activities which encourage and support pupils to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve.
A weekly enrichment session offers opportunities to participate and contribute in a range of activities. Pupil’s are invited to choose one that suits them and their interests. The sessions are designed to foster a range of life skills depending on the type of activity such as social, communication, fine and gross motor, creative and independent skills. Activities may change each term, examples include:
Arts and crafts
Outdoor adventure activities
Keeping myself tidy and healthy
We have adopted a house system (Malvern and Cotswold Houses) to encourage team work. Pupils of all ages get an opportunity to mix and support each other at regular events. Teams are carefully selected to ensure whole school participation and to allow pupils to ‘be the best that they can be’.
Inter-house sporting events.
E-safety day – a range of hands on activities to demonstrate and experience e-safety issues and help pupils protect themselves.
Money day – a range of hands on activities to guide and build confidence in money matters. This includes workshops run by local banking staff.
Activity Days – 3 days during the year where pupils are off timetable to explore and demonstrate pupils’ talents and skills based on a theme.
International Days – in addition to a global perspective throughout the year as part of the normal curriculum, these days will have a particular focus on Modern Foreign Languages. They are also designed to broaden our pupils’ outlook and to learn about other parts of the world and the different peoples, cultures and environments. Activities include workshops, visitors to the school, trips to local educational sites, video conferencing and correspondence with schools in other countries. The emphasis is to engage pupils through art and craft, dance and performance and hands on experience where possible, eg sampling food from other countries, speaking/singing in another language, wearing traditional costume etc.
Key Stage trips – offer new experiences and opportunities to develop key skills and group work.
Thanks to staff, parents and carers and governors for their ongoing support to make our school such an outstanding one!