St Philomena's Sixth Form - Super-Curricular Opportunities

Super-curricular and extra-curricular activities are specially chosen to enhance students’ chances of entry into highly competitive degree courses and higher apprenticeships. We emphasise the need for students to participate in these activities in order to build a strong individual profile.

In 2018 our students had the opportunity to take part in the following:

·         Sutton Trust Summer School

·         K+

·         UNIQ Summer School, University of Oxford

·         Taster and Master classes at various universities

·         Summer schools including working on a research project with a scientist or doctor

·         Oxbridge Programme

·         MAGT (Most Able) Workshops

·         Target Oxbridge talk

·         Talks by speakers from local universities

·         Student Leadership Groups

·         Society groups

o    Engineering and Technology

o    Arts Society

o    BEAMERS (Business, Economics, Accountancy, Marketing……..)

o    Medics

o    Law

o    Alumnae

·         Duke of Edinburgh Award

·         Jack Petchey – Speak Out

·         Debate Club

·         Appropriate work experience each term

·         Future Pathways event

·         Careers Fairs

·         Interview practice (including for engineering, IT, marketing, medicine, dentistry, nursing, law, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and social work)