Welcome to the Senior Enrichment Programme

November > December 2021


I hope that you will be able to find an interesting and enjoyable activity for each evening.

The online booking system will be open from 6pm on Tuesday 12th of October 2021.

Pupils will need to log in with their @lts-interactive.co.uk account.

Please, contact the school if you experience any problems.


Thank you,


Andy Westthorp
Enrichment Coordinator
Longridge Towers School
Berwick-Upon-Tweed
TD15 2XQ

Tel: 01289 307 584
Fax: 01289 302 581

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Monday

ActivityDescriptionTimeLocationStaffForm
Chemistry catch upCatch up the GCSE topics taught in Forms 3 and 4. EveningS25JM
F5 - F5
Fantasy Football LeaguePick your squad; make weekly transfers; appoint your captain and play against your friends. EveningF17AS
F1 - U6
Form 1 Quizzes and PuzzlesWind down at the end of the day with some fun quizzes and puzzlesEveningS22JMc
F1 - F1
Form 6 individual activity (Monday)Whilst sixth form students are most welcome to select any enrichment activity available to them, they are not compelled to do so. If nothing appeals, please select this option. EveningLibrary6FT
L6 - U6
HockeyA chance to play mixed hockey drills and match practice boys and girls . EveningAstroTurfMSmith
F3 - F5
Introduction to performance analytics in sportThe use of data and performance analytics is changing sportin dramatic ways, and this enrichment will give you an insight into this unique side of sports science. Learn about how professional clubs and athletes use data to get an edge on the pitch, practise techniques of match analysis, and gain an understanding of some of the more common metrics used in the sports such as football and rugby. EveningS16DCrw
F3 - U6
LTS Senior Chess clubChess is often classed as an intellectual activity; however, it is also a great deal of fun trying to outwit your opponent. If you have never played before and would like to learn, or you're already a bit of a chess master, please do come along and join in. EveningB1KW
F1 - U6
Matilda - PropsAs you know, Matilda is due to be performed soon. If you would like to help in this endeavour, why not join Mrs Johnson and help to make a few handy props for the play? EveningS27LJ
F1 - U6
Matilda - SceneryAs you know, the school will be mounting a performance of Matilda in a few weeks. If you're not acting but would like to be involved, then why not grab a brush and join Mr Johnson to make the scenery for the play?EveningS27RJ
F1 - U6
MentoringMentoring regarding how the week has gone and to discuss any issues or anything requiring attention. EveningS15CoJ
F4 - F4
Raspberry Pi ClubDo you have big ideas? Do you think you could make a positive change? The PA Consulting Raspberry Pi competition is an annual event that tasks teams of school-age children to create an innovative solution to tackle problems facing humanity in the 21st century. This year the theme is "Innovations to save the planet" As the UN shares a bleak outlook on climate change, the need to act quickly on sustainability has never been more apparent. The challenge is to design technology that will help make the world a more sustainable place. Further details are available at https://www.paconsulting.com/events/raspberry-pi-competition-uk/ Sadly, no fruit pies will be provided. EveningS17AW
F1 - U6
School production (Monday)Monday night, Tuesday night and Thursday night (ALL THREE) enrichments will be essential for the FULL CAST, apart from J6 who will not be required on Thursdays. Pupils should 'sign up' for all three, though a study session will be provided if pupils are not needed on stage, any particular night. The Friday night slot will be for selected roles, who will be told individually about this, in advance, likewise the Wednesday and Friday lunchtime slots. These rehearsals will run every week for the rest of the term and there will also be an important 'full day' rehearsal on Sunday 12th December for the FULL CAST. Advance notice - Spring Term Rehearsals will be four evening enrichment rehearsals per week, involving the FULL CAST, with special rehearsals on two Sundays, for EVERYONE, as well as during the 'show week', beginning Monday 14th February. The public performances will be on the evening of Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th February, with (hopefully) an 'open Dress Rehearsal' on the Wednesday afternoon. If you have any related questions or queries, please email: dwhitcombe@lts.org.uk EveningChapelDW
MH
MH
F1 - U6
Senior Pickup (Monday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningHomeSPoG
F1 - U6
Study (Monday : Form 5)If you have a long bus-ride home, then why not make a start on your homework? EveningG13ND
F5 - F5
Study (Monday)If you have a long bus-ride home, then why not make a start on your homework? (This is not compulsory and we would recommend that you only take one or two of these sessions per week) EveningG12RWw
F1 - F4
Supported Study (Monday)This session is designed for pupils with extra support needs to access help and guidance to complete homework tasks. EveningF16KR
F1 - F5
VolleyballVolleyball is fun, dynamic and exciting. This club will be delivered in a manner that allows you to develop the basic skills needed, quickly and through games. If you need more persuading, check this out - https://youtu.be/P464_kcUsLc EveningSports HallDMs
F1 - U6
Bronze Duke of Edinburgh AwardThe Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award is an opportunity for young people to develop self-reliance, resilience and a sense of adventure. This is a whole year activity, and needs a high level of self-motivation and commitment from those signing up. However, the rewards are amazing, including gaining an internationally recognised award held in much respect by employers and universities alike. LunchConcert RoomDMs
IC
F3 - F4

Tuesday

ActivityDescriptionTimeLocationStaffForm
ArcheryArchery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer. EveningSports HallRWw
F1 - U6
Body ConditioningA fitness class with a full body workout; helping you to strengthen muscles, tone up, enhance core stability and improve overall fitness levels. This class is designed for all abilities using a mixture of resistance and cardio moves working at your own pace under guidance. EveningSports HallEC
F3 - U6
Car Maintenance Club (Experts)Learn to use torque wrenches, mole grips, ratchets, spanners, screwdrivers and hammers by means of servicing a small car. Discover some real engineering about screw threads, bearings, gaskets, levers and oil. (Overalls and gloves will be provided.) The school has a small Daewoo car donated by Mr Dodd and working in two groups the pupils will carefully service the car for an MOT test. EveningGaragesSBa
F4 - F4
Card gamesLearn to play some simple but fun card games with a standard pack of cards. EveningF17IC
F1 - U6
Form 6 individual activity (Tuesday)Whilst sixth form students are most welcome to select any enrichment activity available to them, they are not compelled to do so. If nothing appeals, please select this option. EveningSixth Form Common Room6SelfSt
L6 - U6
Form 6 UCASGuidance through the process of applying to university or next steps. EveningS23RD
U6 - U6
Girls FootballMr Johnston invites you to come and join him for a football enrichment, there will be skills and drills followed by a match. No experience necessary. EveningAstroTurfCoJ
F1 - F3
Papier-mâché sculpturesHave a go at making papier-mâché sculptures. Papier-mâché is the layering of moistened paper and other materials onto a blank surface. The adhesive used to wet the paper acts as a binding agent. As the paper dries, the outer shell hardens, which can then be painted and decorated. This craft is centuries old and is prized for its affordability and practicality. EveningS27AG
F1 - F3
School production (Tuesday)The school show this year will be "Matilda", for further details, please see Monday. EveningChapelDW
JMc
LP
F1 - U6
Senior Pickup (Tuesday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningHomeSPoG
F1 - U6
Study (Tuesday : Form 5)A chance to get some of your work out of the way before you go home. EveningG13PD
F5 - F5
Study (Tuesday)If you have a long bus-ride home, then why not make a start on your homework? EveningG12MC
F1 - F4
Supported Study (Tuesday)This session is designed for pupils with extra support needs to access help and guidance to complete homework tasks. EveningF16KR
F1 - F5
VEX & Lego Robotics ChallengeAre you interested in Robots and computer programming? Can you solve problems? Can you work in a team? This year, we will be taking part in two robotics competitions. In each case you will need to work together in a team to design, build and code a robot to overcome a number of challenges. EveningS17AW
F1 - U6
GSAThe GSA (Gender and Sexual Orientation Alliance), is a group that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ young people and allies. We'll set goals for the group, look back at LGBTQ+ history, learn about making zines, and look at self care and allyship. LunchS27BrJ
F1 - U6
Sport Studies NEA SupportCome along to this session and access support with producing your video evidence for GCSE and A Level Sports Studies. Computers will also be available for you to work on your written NEA and the transcripts to go alongside the video evidence. LunchS17LP
F5 - L6

Wednesday

ActivityDescriptionTimeLocationStaffForm
Car maintenance clubHow does an engine work? What should you be doing to maintain your car? What can you do yourself, rather than pay lots of money to a garage? Why not join our car experts Mr Bankier and Mr Mulholland and get to grips with the tools and knowledge to get the job done? EveningGaragesDM
SBa
F1 - U6
Form 6 individual activity (Wednesday)Whilst sixth form students are most welcome to select any enrichment activity available to them, they are not compelled to do so. If nothing appeals, please select this option. Please note the quiz will be running in the library EveningSixth Form Common Room6FT
L6 - U6
Instrumental EnsembleCalling all instrumentalists! Rehearse and perform music with other people and experience the satisfaction of being part of a group. Open to all instrumentalists who have been playing for 6 months or more. EveningConcert RoomIC
RC
RC
J6 - U6
Laser Run (Pentathlon)Laser Run consists of several rounds of shooting (laser pistol) and running. These sessions will give you the knowledge, skills and fitness required to participate in Laser Run. If you want to know more, check this out - https://youtu.be/Otf2Tf_ReSQ EveningChapelDMs
ES
F1 - U6
Live TheatreCome down to C1 and watch some Live Musical Theatre. With productions such as Hairspray, Aladdin, Legally Blonde and Mama Mia! EveningC1KP
F1 - F5
Music Theory and CompositionFor those working towards GCSE Music/ Associated Board Theory exams and/or with an interest in music composition. EveningMusic RoomMH
F1 - U6
Radio play - Sherlock Holmes MysteryA dramatic performance with a difference, this production will be performed live as a radio play (i.e. through dialogue and sound effects only). If you have ever fancied being part of a murder mystery or playing the part of the great sleuth Sherlock Holmes himself, this is your opportunity. The rehearsals and performance will be great fun and, for the less confident, scripts can be used. Please note that this will take place on two evenings, so please sign up for both. EveningS1ND
F1 - U6
Senior Boys' HockeyCome and play hockey, learn the game and gain a little fitness too! EveningAstroTurfPD
F5 - U6
Senior Pickup (Wednesday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningHomeSPoG
F1 - U6
STEM clubScience, technology, engineering, and mathematics is a broad term used to group together these academic disciplines. STEM Clubs provide opportunities for young people to become inspired by exploring science, technology, engineering and maths away from the formal curriculum. EveningS23RWw
F1 - U6
Study (Wednesday Form 5)If you have a long bus-ride home, then why not make a start on your homework? EveningG13PW
F5 - F5
Study (Wednesday)A chance to make a start on your homework before you go home. EveningB1MC
F1 - F5
Supported study (Wednesday)This session is designed for pupils with extra support needs to access help and guidance to complete homework tasks. EveningF16KR
F1 - U6
Theatre TechAre you keen to find out what happens behind the scenes of a production? Would you like to take over the sound and lighting control boards? Come and join our two resident experts who are happy to share their knowledge and help train people to use this equipment. EveningChapelHM
WD
F4 - U6
Wargaming and ModellingLearn new skills and experience a new hobby! Find out about how to collect, build, paint, and play with models. We'll be running demonstration games in a number of systems - fantasy, science fiction, historical, Star Wars, Marvel and more! We also hope to run a weekly league with prizes at the end of the term. Whether you're a hobby veteran or a complete rookie, you're welcome! EveningS16DCrw
F1 - U6
Book ClubCome and relax at lunchtime and enjoy a nice quiet read.LunchLibraryAG
F1 - F3
School production (Wednesday Lunch)Lunchtime rehearsals for selected cast LunchChapelDW
F1 - U6

Thursday

ActivityDescriptionTimeLocationStaffForm
Badminton (Team Coaching)This term enrichment will be for pupils who wish to play in the school badminton team. If you played last year, would like to play this year or are studying GCSE Sport Studies you should sign up for this enrichment. EveningSports HallDM
ES
F4 - U6
Craft ClubRelax at the end of the day and learn new skills. Make seasonal gifts for your family and friends. EveningS25JM
F1 - F5
English Literature and Language RevisionRevise: A Christmas Carol, Macbeth, Poetry and Language Papers 1 and 2.EveningS1AG
F4 - F5
Extended Project Qualification EPQ for Lower and Upper Sixth EveningS16DCrw
L6 - U6
Extra technical and perspective drawing skillsExtra practice in perspective and 3D drawing skills . All welcome . Support for DT and art . EveningS27MSmith
F3 - F5
Fantasy Stock MarketTake £100k of virtual money, invest it in the stock market and see who can make the biggest profit..... or smallest loss! EveningF17AS
F1 - U6
Form 3-4 FootballCome and join Mr Johnston as we prepare for our school football league. EveningAstroTurfCoJ
F3 - F4
Form 6 individual activity (Thursday)Whilst sixth form students are most welcome to select any enrichment activity available to them, they are not compelled to do so. If nothing appeals, please select this option. EveningLibrary6SelfSt
L6 - U6
Form 6 UCASGuidance through the process of applying to university or next steps. EveningS23RD
U6 - U6
Girl's RugbyAn opportunity for senior Girl's in to develop their rugby skills. EveningFront FieldDMs
F2 - F4
Open WorkshopMr. Westthorp will be opening the workshop for students to make use of the various tools. Why not come along and make something? EveningD1AW
F1 - U6
Roleplaying Games - from D&D to Call of CthulhuCome along and explore the weird and wonderful world of RPGs, a different kind of game where players use their imagination and storytelling abilities to explore other worlds. Perfect for fans of Stranger Things and complete beginners alike. We will even explore a completely different kind of roleplaying game, perhaps the most tense yet: DREAD. Please note that we may arrange an extended weekend play session during the term. EveningG8ND
F3 - U6
School Production (Thursday)The school show this year will be "Matilda", for further details, please see Monday. EveningChapelDW
F1 - U6
School Production Study (Thursday)Study for those who are not needed during the Thursday evening rehearsals. EveningC1KP
F1 - U6
Senior Pickup (Thursday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningHomeSPoG
F1 - U6
Sports Studies XLThis activity is for students who currently study Sports Studies in F4+F5. It will be an opportunity for them to develop their understanding through practical tasks and challenges. As well as ask questions and extend their learning. EveningX1DMs
F4 - F5
Study (Thursday )A chance to make a start on your homework before you go home. EveningG12PW
F1 - F5
Supported study (Thursday)This session is designed for pupils with extra support needs to access help and guidance to complete homework tasks. EveningF16KR
F1 - F5
Lunchtime Badminton PracticeThis is a lunchtime drop in session. This session is aimed at the keen players who would like Badminton Coaching. LunchSports HallDM
ES
F1 - F3
Under 15 and 18 Touch RugbyA chance to play some touch rugby during lunch. LunchAstroTurfAS
F3 - U6

Friday

ActivityDescriptionTimeLocationStaffForm
Form 3-4 Sports ClubCome join Mr Johnston for an array of sports to end the day. EveningSports HallCoJ
F3 - F4
Form 6 individual activity (Friday)Whilst sixth form students are most welcome to select any enrichment activity available to them, they are not compelled to do so. If nothing appeals, please select this option. Please note the quiz will be running in the library EveningSixth Form Common Room6SelfSt
L6 - U6
Friday Group Quiz (Forms 1-3)A weekly quiz with points to your respective houses. EveningConcert RoomJL
F1 - F3
Friday Group Quiz (Forms 4 - 6)A weekly quiz with points to your respective houses. EveningChapelVB
F4 - U6
Senior High Voices ChoirChoral Singing for all unchanged voices. A mixture of lighter and more serious works changing with the seasons with a view to performances in and out of school. We will be singing Christmas carols/songs etc hopefully to go carol singing in the run-up to Christmas (in the past we have been to several old-folks' homes and the BGH) and for performance in school. EveningMusic RoomMH
J6 - U6
Senior Pickup (Friday)Please select this option if you wish to leave at 4pm so that you can take part in an enrichment or homework activity outside of School. EveningHomeSPoG
F1 - U6
NetballNetball game practice for F3-U6. LunchSports HallLP
F3 - U6
School production (Friday)The Friday lunchtime slot will be for selected roles, who will be told individually about this, in advance. LunchChapelDW
F1 - U6