Enrichment at Bellerbys

Learning at Bellerbys is about more than what happens in the classroom. Our exciting enrichment programmes help you learn more about the subjects you love. Enrichment helps students develop skills that impress employers and universities.

Our programmes cover a wide range of subjects, so there's something for everyone. Your enrichment experience could involve classes, trips and competitions.

Enrichment activities are a great way to show enthusiasm for your chosen subjects. These opportunities are available to all students and vary from college to college, but some previous activities have included:

Senior Maths Challenge

Recommended for students hoping to attend Oxbridge, this challenge allows students to prove their mathematical skills in a competitive exam setting.

Biology Olympiad

Students with an interest in biology can expand their knowledge with this specialised activity. Future medical students will find this interesting.

CISI Corporate Finance Certificate

The CISI tests students finance skills by giving them the opportunity to invest in virtual shares whilst learning about the industry. Students can also gain extra UCAS points through the course.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a way to gain new skills, meet friends and enhance your CV. During the award you complete volunteering with a charity, a range of activities and an expedition trip. It is highly regarded by universities and employers as develops your confidence and team building skills, preparing you for life and work. There are three levels to the award – Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Physics Science Live

A lecture event which in the past has included talks on everything from particle physics to the idea of free will.

Debate Club

Students develop an understanding of real world issues whilst improving their language skills and preparing for university interviews.

Critical Thinking Society

Designed to build confidence in the English language, students can develop independent thinking skills and prepare for university interviews whilst exploring recent news stories.

Business Enterprise

Students have the chance to set up their own business and create a product, marketing strategy and business plan.

Visits to the Amex Football Stadium

Not only have our students visited the American Express Football Stadium in Brighton, but they also had the opportunity to ask questions about the running of the business.

Tours of the Houses of Parliament

Our students can enjoy a variety of trips across the United Kingdom which help them understand British history and culture.

Doctor’s Surgery

Future medical students gain practical experience, including treating and examining patients.

ARTiculation Prize

Students develop their presentation and research skills in this public speaking competition based on art. As well as being great for students planning on studying an art-based degree, the competition is also useful for those interviewing at high ranking universities.

ILM Leadership & Management Award

Business students gain practical skills including leadership and management abilities.

IELTS English Speaking Club

A drop-in club that exists to help students prepare for the IELTS speaking test.

Creative Coding

Students improve their computer skills by learning how to code, create programmes and generate animations.

Pinky from Myanmar

Student Pinky

“The enrichment activities at Bellerbys, particularly the weekly medics group, helped me to build up my knowledge and understanding. This supported me throughout the university application process - my personal statement, UKCAT test and with my interviews.”

Pinky from Myanmar - Studied A Levels and achieved A*AAa, now studying Medicine and Surgery at Plymouth University