Go explore: enrichment at Bilborough Sixth Form College

College isn’t just about hard work. We offer lots of activities outside of the curriculum to enhance your learning, while you have fun, get fit, learn a new skill or gain an extra qualification. You could even learn another language.

If you want to know more about any of the activities listed below, emailenrichment@bilborough.ac.uk – we’re always happy to guide you.
Our latest Ofsted report says …

“There is an outstanding range of enrichment activities which provide very good opportunities for students to broaden their experience whilst studying at the college. These help enhance students’ knowledge and raise their aspirations. The college also participates in a wide range of local sports activities including football, cricket and basketball leagues … the results from student surveys clearly indicate how these enrichment opportunities help create high levels of student satisfaction, attendance and participation.”

Bilborough Extra Activity ProgrammeWinter Term 2017.

Business-related enrichment

Some of the enrichment on offer is of particular interest to Business Studies and Economics students, although they are of course available to all:

  • Pro-Share Student Investor
  • Young Enterprise

Drama-related enrichment

Some of the enrichment on offer is of particular interest to Drama and Performance students, although they are available to all:

  •  College Production
  •  Contemporary Dance Technique
  •  Playwriting
  •  Stage Lighting

Media-related enrichment

  • Film Club
  • Filmmaking

Enrichment with potential for qualifications

  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold and Duke of Edinburgh Silver
  • First Aid
  • Sign Language
  • TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

Musical enrichment

  • Choir
  • Dance Music Programming
  • Electric Guitar Group
  • Flute Choir
  • Guitar Basics
  • Guitar Hero
  • Jazz Blues Band
  • Piano
  • String Group
  • Studio Band Enrichment
  • Wind Ensemble

Enrichment courses with a religious theme:

  • Buddhist Studies
  • World Religions

Religious / faith groups:

  • Christian Union
  • Friday Prayers
  • Islamic Society – female
  • Islamic Society – male

English Language and Literature enrichment

The following activities may appeal in particular if you’re studying English Language or English Literature, although they are of course available to everyone:

  • Book Club
  • College Magazine
  • Creative Writing
  • Super Reading.

Language enrichment

The following courses and languages are available to all students as enrichment:

  • Arabic
  • European Film Club
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish
  • TEFL

More activities

You can also choose from the following …

  • Amnesty International
  • Bike Maintenance
  • Board Games
  • Debating Society
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Law
  • LGBT
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Money Mentoring
  • Philosophy
  • Politics Society
  • Reflexology
  • Science Olympiads
  • Smoke Free Mentoring
  • Student Executive
  • Student Managers