We take pride in offering a diverse range of enrichment activities designed to enrich your personal and academic development at Huish Episcopi Sixth Form. These opportunities are carefully curated to provide you with a holistic educational experience. Here are some of the opportunities we have on offer:
Duke of Edinburgh (DoE) Gold: Challenge yourself and embark on a life-changing adventure with our DoE Gold program. It's a unique opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork, and resilience through outdoor activities and community service.
Volunteering: Get involved with the wide school community and make a positive impact through our volunteering initiatives. Whether you're passionate about social causes or want to gain valuable experience, we support your efforts to make a difference. This can include helping run extra curricula clubs and supporting younger students with guided reading and maths tuition.
HE+ Programme: Delivered in partnership with the University of Cambridge this programme prepares our higher achieving student with super curricula opportunities to stretch and challenge. This allows students to work with the university to extend their knowledge and understanding of key themes and ideas, and involves a series of residential visits and tutoring by Cambridge academic staff.
Oxbridge Preparation Programme: The programme supports students applying to all universities and has achieved notable success in placing students in both Oxford and Cambridge. The programme includes one-to-one support with applications, mock interview practice and preparation for university.
SPAM Society: Engage in stimulating debates and discussions through our SPAM Society (Science, Problem-solving, and Maths), who meet weekly. This is perfect for those interested in looking at complex math problems, logic problems such as code-breaking and riddles, scientific breakthroughs and all things to do with biology, chemistry, physics and maths. The Spam Society now also hold a Guinness World Record for the longest continuous line of stock cubes laid end to end!
Extended Project Qualification (EPQ): Undertake independent research and gain a valuable qualification that showcases your academic curiosity and analytical skills. This is equivalent to half an A Level and carries UCAS points.
Work Experience: Gain real-world insights and practical skills through our work experience opportunities. These experiences help you make informed career choices and build your professional network.
Sport and Exercise - Students are given the opportunity to get involved in a number of teams and individual sports that are timetabled as an option on a Wednesday afternoon. As a student in the Sixth Form, you can receive a discounted membership to the Fitness gym Lifestyle Fitness- Huish Episcopi.
These enrichment activities are an integral part of your journey at Huish Episcopi Sixth Form, designed to help you grow personally and academically, preparing you for a bright and successful future.