Enrichment at St Edburg's
At our school we believe in the importance of enrichment education and its intrinsic benefits, rather than just the benefits extra-curricular activities may have on academic achievement. This is sometimes referred to as “art for art’s sake”. We think all children, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, deserve a well-rounded, culturally rich, education.
See links for recent research on the importance of enrichment in schools.
Extracurricular activities to develop life skills - findings and lessons for practice (publishing.service.gov.uk) (DfE 2020)
Life skills and enrichment | EEF (educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk)
At St Edburg’s we offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities across the school year. We offer these clubs on a two-tier basis.
Tier 1 clubs are offered to children who show a particular aptitude in the subject and are invite-only.
Tier 2 clubs are general invite and open to all. Since September we have offered the following clubs