Personal Development

Personal Development Activites

From the Autumn Term of 2016, our school day changed to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.  A major part of the timetable change was the additional of a fifth lesson on Thursdays when school finishes at 4.25pm.  This extra hour, which is a key part of the school curriculum, focuses on the acquisition of wider skills where students can choose from a diverse range of personal development activities.  PDA sessions we have offered in the past and / or are currently offering include:

  • Allsports
  • Astronomy
  • Badminton
  • Book Club
  • Coding
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Cooking for life
  • Creating writing
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Debating / Public Speaking
  • Dodgeball
  • Film Making
  • Further Maths GCSE
  • Fitness
  • Garden Development
  • Guitar (Beginners)
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Knitting
  • Media Studies
  • National Theatre Connections
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Spanish
  • Strategic Games
  • Textiles
  • Trampolining
  • Warhammer