Enrichment & Celebrating Achievements and Success


We provide a wide range of high-level extra-curricular enrichment opportunities through the Beyond 25 Programme. Students get the opportunity to:

  • Enter local  and  national  competitions  such as the UK  Maths Challenge and Mock Trials.
  • Trips and visits
  • Subject clubs/workshops
  • Visiting speakers and Master classes
  • Internal and external competitions
  • Revision and enrichment provision for examination courses
  • Peer teaching/mentoring/volunteering opportunities
  • Grouping of students in and within teaching groups is designed to promote differentiated learning at all levels.


The More Able co-ordinator will ensure that the achievements and successes of our students are appropriately celebrated:

  • In the local press
  • On the website
  • Newsletters
  • On the plasma screens in school
  • Through letters and emails to parents
  • Through assemblies and the tutor programme


  1. A personalised support scheme to support students to acquire the relevant grades for the next stage in their career
  • Highly skilled 6th form tutors
  • A series of wide and varied opportunities such as work experiences, lectures, widening participation, to experience and enhance subject knowledge and an undergraduate skill set.
  • Accessing University and wider expertise during the application process for research intensive programmes of study.


  • Oxford
  • Southampton
  • York
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Birmingham
  • Exeter
  • Nottingham
  • Durham
  • King’s College (London)
  • LSE (London)
  • Imperial College (London)
  • Cambridge
  • Bristol
  • Newcastle
  • Manchester
  • Queens (Belfast)
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Sheffield
  • Warwick
  • Queen Mary (London)
  • UCL (London)

Four Prong approach to top research led university applications:

  • Skill Enhancement (Year 12)
  • Opportunities to extend subject appreciation/research (Year 12)
  • Insights and Experiences of Universities and work placements (Summer Year 12 mainly)
  • Support in pushing towards that A/A* GCE ATTAINMENT (Spring/ Summer Year 13)

Building in the students soft and fundamental skills beyond Secondary School

  • Exploring  undergraduate subject discipline(s) well in advance  through Independent learning
  • Accessing National Institutions
  • Visiting Specialist exhibitions
  • Reading Relevant Current News stories
  • Seeking out leading experts ( by e-mail/ blogs/ twitter feeds/ lecture attendance)
  • Application skills
  • Interpretation  & Analytical skills
  • Observation skills
  • Evaluation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Debating & Public speaking skills
  • Time management & Organisation skills
  • Critical & Lateral thinking Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Metacognition & Philosophy
  • Interview Skills