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Beyond the Curriculum

Within the Seniors we are proud to offer opportunities over and above those that may be available elsewhere.  

Beyond the Curriculum

The Beyond the Curriculum programme within Seniors develops life skills and gives advice in a range of areas; helping students to make informed choices and take their place in today’s world.  All Year 7 students in Seniors take part in Beyond the Curriculum.

Topics covered include:

  •  Etiquette
  •  Public Speaking
  •  Cookery
  •  Mandarin
  •  Looking after Myself Drama
  • Careers 
  • The Environment
  • Theatre Skills
  • Yoga
  • Dragon's Den
  • Mindfulness & Positive Mindset
  • Managing Relationships
  • Research Skills, Media Literacy, Careers
  • Making A Music Video
  • Meal Planning and Nutrition, Budgeting and Shopping
  • Social Media, Digital Footprint
  • Introduction to Law
  • Charitable Enterprise
  • Interview Skills
  • Invest In Your Future, Understanding Tax
  • An Introduction to Politics & Government

English Enrichment Programme

The English Enrichment Programme invites guest visitors in to talk to students.  We are fortunate to be able to offer students the opportunity to listening to some of the country’s leading authors who inspire and enthuse as they talk about their books and careers.

For more information see our Inspiring Talks Series to see who has visited the School recently.

Guests have included:

Clare Balding, TV Presenter and Author


Clare Balding spoke to students from Prep and Seniors about her life, career and her love of writing and what inspires her.

Sir Tony Robinson, OBE, TV Presenter and Author


Sir Tony Robinson gave an enthralling talk to students from Prep and Seniors about his book series ‘A Weird World of Wonders’.

Robin Stevens, author of ‘Murder most Unladylike’ series and ‘Deepdean Mini Mysteries’