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Enrichment

All students have the opportunity to participate in many enrichment opportunities. Enrichment is a key feature of our curriculum. In addition to homework and revision clubs, students can benefit from over 100 different activities. These range from Chess and Debating, to Photography and Basketball.

Students might want to get involved in our Student Parliament, and becoming the mouthpiece of the student body, or in contrast, articulate in a very different way by joining our very own Capital Performing Arts Company. Students will have the opportunity to audition for a place in Capital’s Theatre Company, Dance Company, Band …. Or even all three!

Opportunities also include pulling on your walking boots, and joining our outdoor explorers. The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme develops leadership skills, while extensive educational trips broaden our learners’ experiences. These include overseas visits supporting different parts of our curriculum.

Our varied and extensive enrichment programme runs daily before school and until 6:00pm including some weekends and holidays. Students in older year groups get the opportunity to deliver programmes and obtain qualifications in coaching, mentoring, literacy and catering. A full programme is posted on our website and given to students each term. Our programme includes access to several community groups such as The Track Academy, MG Stars Gymnastics, Community Table Tennis and Brent Schools’ football.

Our Enrichment programme enables our students to become fully embedded in our school community. All of our students are given the opportunity to compete in a vast programme of competitions ranging from sporting events to timestable rockstars.

We look forrard to introducing our students to a multitude of exciting new experiences here at Capital City Academy.

Please click on the expandable sections below for information on our Clubs & Classes and SHINE programmes.

Clubs & Classes

Please click on the following link for the Clubs & Classes timetable:

​C&C Timetable - Autumn 2019

SHINE

SHINE@Capital is a fully funded Summer School and Saturday programme designed to support the smooth transition of students from primary to secondary and help them reach their full potential.

SHINE@Capital focuses on:

  • Getting a head start at your new school
  • Making new friends whilst developing your skills
  • Making the most of being in London with trips and visits
  • Learning through fun, cross curricular projects, as well as explicit numeracy and literacy sessions

SHINE is not another day at school it is an opportunity for students to develop key skills such as teamwork, resilience and creativity, as well as build confidence, develop independence and make friends in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Here is an example of the timings of SHINE@Capital Saturday School day:

10:00 - 10:15am: Registration
10:15 - 11:35am: Session 1
11:35 - 12:25pm: Session 2
12:25 - 12:55pm: Lunch
12:55 - 13:45pm: Session 3
13:45 - 14.00pm: Shootouts/reflections and dismissal

Any queries please email – RSamuah-Safo@capitalcityacademy.org

 

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