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At Kingswinford Academy, students in all year groups have the chance to take part in a huge range of extracurricular and enrichment activities.
Activities take place before, during and after school, and enable students to learn and develop a wide range of skills outside of the classroom. All activities are centred around developing students' personal potential and ensuring they become valuable and respectable citizens as they grow up.
You can view our extracurricular activities calendar here.
The Character 50 challenge gives students the opportunity to learn new skills as part of a house competition. Students take responsibility for their own progress, completing these activities at home.
The Character 50 Challenge is constantly evolving and you can view the latest list of activities here.
We endeavour to stretch, challenge and develop students academically, socially and personally. Therefore, we pledge to offer and expose all students to the following opportunities in order for them to become more successful in life:
Become a first aider
Raise money for charity
Visit the sea
Take part in a residential
Visit a theatre/museum
Present to more than 30 people
Take part/perform in a musical or sporting event/activity
‘sleep under the stars’
Take part in a Duke of Edinburgh style expedition
Visit a historical landmark
Visit a higher education establishment
Take part in a work-based experience
Since its launch in 2017, the pledge has provided our students with extraordinary opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. Active Learning Week, whole school enrichment and various subjects offer a variety of learning environments and we guarantee all of our students the opportunity to complete the pledge in their five year school career.