Extra-Curricular

Extra-Curricular

At St Joseph’s we seek to provide students with opportunities to develop their interests and encourage students to contribute to the school and wider community. Some opportunities we provide are listed below:

 

  • Visits to the theatre, concerts, galleries, museums and higher education institiuons
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze and Silver Award
  • Paired reading
  • Mission to Thailand
  • Students taking leadership roles in organizing fund-raising events
  • Dance, drama and musical performances
  • Pixl Edge

 

Life at St Joseph’s is about more than examinations and qualifications. We expect all our pupils to take a full and active role in all aspects of school life. We endeavor to support all pupils to develop the skills and confidence needed to challenge themselves and make the most of what is on offer. To supplement and extend the experiences received in the formal curriculum, we place great emphasis on the importance of school clubs and extracurricular activities. Run by subject teachers or external agencies, some are seasonal, some of short duration, others are permanent. The range of activities is vast. Here are just a few of the activities our pupils can get involved in:

 

  • Art clubs
  • Activity weeks, such as PGL
  • Chess club
  • Coding club
  • Debating club
  • Drama clubs
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme
  • Educational tours abroad such as France, Belgium, Italy and Poland
  • Expeditions abroad, such as Mission to Thailand
  • Field Trips
  • Fundraising
  • Homework clubs
  • Inter-form/inter-form quizzes
  • Languages clubs such as French, Spanish and Japanese
  • Mock trial events
  • Public Speaking
  • School plays and musicals
  • Science clubs
  • Sports clubs
  • STEM club
  • Theatre trips

 

Please see the document below for a more comprehensive account of the extra-curricular clubs we have on offer this Autumn term.

Extra-curricular Clubs Auturm Term
Extra-curricular Clubs Auturm Term
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Trips

St Joseph’s trips programme is extensive and varied with day trips and tours provided each academic year. The opportunities we offer are a real strength to St Joseph’s, and our range of study and field trips across the academic curriculum really strengthens classroom-based learning.

 

House Competitions

 

Inter-House Competition

Our six Houses compete fiercely for many converted awards throughout the year culminating in the end of term award assemblies. Pupils choose to take on a leadership roles within their House and provide many fantastic days of entertainment through different competitions, always led and managed by our talented pupil and pastoral team. Sport is a core aspect of this competition and there is something for all pupils to contribute to for their House. The overall House competition takes into account the contributing for all pupils including toltaks of the following:

 

  • Epraise points – Award for good work and contribution to the school community
  • Commendations and certificates – For achieving a milestone in epraise. Pupils are awarded these in assemblies
  • Subject prizes – awarded for progress and resilience during the school year.

 

Pupils are proud of their house which values all aspects of school life and engenders a sense of belonging and ownership with each house community.

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