Trips and Visits
All Year 7 students have the opportunity to attend a five-day residential course in Govilon, South Wales, where they experience a variety of outdoor and adventurous activities such as caving, rock-climbing, hillwalking and orienteering. The course takes palce from October to December at The Robert Jefferey Centre which is a residential Outdoor Education Centre run by Kettering Old Grammar School Foundation situated near Abergavenny. A kit list document is available at the bottom of this web page.
"We learnt more about each other" Year 8 Student "It was exciting"
All year students have the opportunity to attend a seven-day residential course in The Isles of Scilly where they experience a variety of outdoor and adventurous activities. The students camp on St Mary’s and are led by School staff to develop a range of academic and personal/social skills. A kit list document is available at the bottom of this web page.
"I loved the camping and the great outdoors" Year 9 Student
In Year 9 students take part in an 'Enterprise Week'. The event is usually organised by Northamptonshire Young Enterprise, with representatives from local businesses coming together to inspire them through activities and discussions simulating the world of work. Students are set a challenge and work together in teams, utilising skills such as problem solving, communication and team working.
From Year 10 to Year 13, there are opportunities to take part in enrichment activities which relate to specific subject areas.