Enrichment

Cross Curricular

Cross-Curricular Enrichment activities 2021-2022

Week CommencingEnrichmentCore Values/Modern British ValuesSubject Area
Wednesday 15th SeptemberCultural Diversity Day: Caribbean: Launch of Carnival 50Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Culture Club, all staff
w/c 20th SeptemberNational Recycling WeekRespect, Responsibility  Science
Friday 24th SeptemberEuropean Day of Languages   Macmillan Coffee Morning  Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  MFL   Student Council  
w/c 11th OctoberStudent Elections week: students will be campaigning during lunchtimes and breaks to encourage people to vote for them.     National Space WeekDemocracy, Participation, Responsibility, Pride Motivation, Individual liberty   Participation, Respect  Student Council Form Tutors   Science
Thursday 7th OctoberNational Poetry Day  Participation, motivationEnglish
Friday 8th OctoberWorld Mental Health Day  Respect, participationStudent Council Form Tutors Learning Managers
Throughout OctoberBlack History Month: activities in form, celebrating diversity through music and images throughout school, guest speakersParticipation, Tolerance, Pride, individual liberty, respectAll years Student Council  
w/c 8th OctoberMaths Week England  Participation, motivationMaths
Monday 1st NovemberCultural Diversity Day:  Poland (All Saints Day)  Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Culture Club, all staff
Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th NovemberSenior Maths Challenge: Year 12 and 13  Participation, motivationMaths
Thursday 11th NovemberRemembrance Day  Participation, Respect. Responsibility, Compassion  All year groups All staff
Friday 12th NovemberChildren in Need: Fundraising events throughout school during lunchtimes. Non-uniform day/Teachers vs Students activities.  Participation, Respect. Responsibility, Compassion  All staff Student Council
w/c 15th NovemberAnti-Bullying WeekResponsibility, participation, compassion, toleranceAll year groups Student Council Learning Managers
Throughout DecemberMathsvent  ParticipationMaths All year groups, learning managers
6th-17th DecemberYear 7: Christmas Fair (covid dependent- if not, Year will do the same as Year 8) Students work in classes to find ways of raising money for a charity of their choosing. Stalls manned by the students. Event held in hall during first break and attended by all   Year 8: Independent fundraising activity Students work independently to decide on a means to raise money for the school’s designated charity. This is completed during the Christmas holidays and any money raised is submitted via ParentPay.   Year 9: Letters to Care Homes Students write letters to residents of local care homes to celebrate the Christmas period. The students make links to the theme of loneliness which they have discussed during their studies of the novel, Of Mice and Men.Cooperation, motivation, participation, responsibility, compassion, commitment     Motivation, participation, responsibility, compassion, commitment         Motivation, compassion, tolerance, respectYear 7 English
Wednesday 1st DecemberWorld Aids DayIntegrity, compassion, toleranceAll year groups, learning managers, student council
w/c 13th December  Christmas activities: Christmas tea party with care homes, Christmas fair. Reverse Advent Calendar, food banks.  Participation, Integrity, Responsibility  Music, student council, sixth form, KS3 and 4, Learning Managers  
JanuaryBase Completion: Year 12 and 13   Year 11 live performance of Macbeth in the main hall All students are invited to watch an abridged version of Macbeth to consolidate their knowledge and understanding of the playParticipation, motivation       Participation, tolerance and respectBusiness/Economics       English
w/c 24th JanuaryGarforth Academy Sixth Form Refreshers Week: over a number of days invite local companies to advertise their businesses to students. This can also involve local organisations such as health services.   Crime and Punishment week  Participation, Pride, Commitment, Motivation  Student Council Form Tutors Learning Managers       Sociology/Criminology
FebruaryLGBT Month     Year 10 live performance of An Inspector Calls in the main hall All students are invited to watch an abridged version of AIC to consolidate their knowledge and understanding of the play.  Participation, tolerance and respectAll year groups, learning managers, student council     English, Sociology
Tuesday 1st FebruaryCultural Diversity Day:  China: Chinese New Year  Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Culture Club, all staff
Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd FebruaryIntermediate Maths Challenge: Year 9-11    Participation, motivationMaths
Friday 4th FebruaryWorld Cancer Day  Participation, respect, responsibility, integrityAll year groups, learning managers, student council
w/c 7th FebruaryNational Apprenticeship Week     Sexual Health Awareness Week  Participation, respect, responsibility, individual liberty, integrityCareers, Sixth Form, learning managers   All year groups, learning managers, student council, LIFE lessons
w/c 14th FebruaryRandom Acts of Kindness week  Participation, pride, toleranceAll year groups, learning managers, student council
March 2022KS5 English Literature: University of Huddersfield workshop Interactive introductions to advanced critical approaches to texts. Creative writing workshop.Participation, pride, integrityEnglish
Thursday 3rd MarchWorld Book Day  Participation, pride, CommitmentEnglish
w/c 7th MarchNational Careers Week  Participation, pride, CommitmentCareers, Sixth Form, learning managers  
Tuesday 8th MarchInternational Women’s Day  Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Sociology History Student Council  
w/c 11th MarchBritish Science Week    Participation, Pride, Commitment,Science
Monday 14th MarchCultural Diversity Day:  India (Festival of Colours (Holi)     Pi Day    Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Culture Club, all staff   Maths
w/c 21st MarchShakespeare Week   Year 7: Designing own school Students consider what they would like their own school to look like. They consider the values that they would like to be implemented in a school of their own.   Year 8: Inspirational Female Role Models In addition to studying, I am Malala, students will explore inspirational female role models.  Tolerance, respect, integrity, responsibilityEnglish
Thursday 7th AprilWorld Health DayParticipation, Pride, Commitment, Responsibility,Science
Friday 22nd AprilWorld Earth Day   Stephen Lawrence Day  Participation, Pride, Commitment, ResponsibilityScience
Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th AprilJunior Maths Challenge: Year 7 and 8  Participation, motivationMaths Learning Manager  
May 2022Year 8 live performance of Romeo and Juliet in the main hall All students are invited to watch an abridged version of Romeo and Juliet to consolidate their knowledge and understanding of the playParticipation, tolerance and respectEnglish
Wednesday 4th MayCultural Diversity Day:  Turkey (Ramazan Bayrami/Eid al-Fitr)  Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual liberty  Culture Club, all staff
w/c 16th MayBiodiversity WeekParticipation, Pride, Commitment, ResponsibilityScience
w/c 13th MayWorld Mental Health Awareness Week  Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual libertyStudent Council
Friday 20th MayWorld Bee DayParticipation, Pride, Commitment, ResponsibilityScience
June 2022Year 9 creative writing workshop Students are selected to attend a workshop on creative writing. This is run by resident poetry expert Paul Eckert!Cooperation, motivation, participation, compassion, commitmentEnglish
w/c 14th JuneHealthy Eating Week  Commitment , Participation,Food Student Council Canteen
Thursday 7th JulyCultural Diversity Day:  Spain (Running of the Bulls, Pamplona)Respect, Responsibility, Pride, Commitment , Compassion, Tolerance, Individual libertyCulture Club, all staff
11th-22nd JulyYear 7 and 8: Delta poetry competition Students create their own original poem to be submitted to the Delta poetry competition   Year 9: Poetry by Heart Students create their own poem which is then rehearsed and performed from memory in front of their peers.Pride, commitment, compassion, motivationEnglish All students Student Council
JulyCelebration events for Year 12 and Year 13   Year 12 English Literature: Haworth Students experience a day at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth including a lecture on the Bronte family, a short walking tour and entry to the museum itself.   Year 12 English Language: University of York Linguistic experience Students attend a workshop at the University of York’s Language and Linguistic Science Department including lectures and interactive workshops.Respect, pride, participation, motivation, integritySixth Form team   English