Enrichment Clubs and Societies

Activities Week Booklet 2018

Enrichment Guide For Families 2017 -2018

PE Enrichment Programme Summer 2108

Music Enrichment Programme 2017 - 2018

  • Open to all students of Toot Hill School
  • Activities are available in the morning, lunchtime and after school
  • Workshops are run by our own professional teaching staff
  • Large variety of workshops on offer from Sport to Chess
  • Something for all year groups
  • Improves confidence and social skills
  • Encourages health and fitness
  • Improves employability skills
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Toot Hill Army Cadet Detachment
  • World Challenge for college students

Toot Hill School is firmly committed to providing all pupils with a rich and balanced education. A crucial aspect of this and one we are rapidly developing is to ensure all children have access to a diverse range of high quality enrichment activities. We are motivated to do this as we strongly value the character development opportunities that enrichment activities facilitate. 

Some clubs and societies are open to all year groups and some are relevant to particular year groups. See latest programme for further details. 

If you require any further information please contact the Lead Teacher or Mark Tinsley, Enrichment Co-ordinator on 01949 875550.

Toot Hill Warhammer Club

We meet every Wednesday afternoon 3.30 - 4.30pm in DT5

Open to all year groups 7 - 13. 

Build and paint models, learn the skills of battle, make new friends and have fun!

Everyone welcome.

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World Challenge - Year 12 Trip to Morocco July 2017

World Challenge is the ultimate two-week expedition; an opportunity for you to expand your mind beyond the confines of the classroom, develop crucial transferable skills and gain experiences that will stay with you for life! Over the course of the expedition you will become a seasoned trekker, an inspired tourist and an enlightened traveller. It’s a valuable lesson in self-sufficiency and independence, and an opportunity to develop life skills which will help you survive the demands of university and the work place.

"I just wanted to write and let you know that my son has just had the most amazing experience on the first Toot Hill School World Challenge trip to Morocco. He has had an amazing time and he seems to have enjoyed every minute of it. During the trip he has learned so much about another culture and really has experienced the true Morocco. Although the trip was only for two weeks, I really do feel that the experience has been life changing for him. It has probably also inspired him to travel further in the future. A good experience was just wanted he needed and he certainly got it. I really hope the World Challenge can continue at Toot Hill School into the future."

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Toot Hill Big Band
Aslockton Summer Fair
10 September 2017

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Ewan Wilson singing   Sax section with Emma Parker and Charlie Henry
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T-Fest 2017

T-Fest is Toot Hill School's annual charity fundraising festival. During the day the top field takes on a festival feel with a main stage and over 40 fundraising stalls ran by Toot Hill pupils in the form of a festival style game or product. Enterprise is a key theme as tutees are encouraged to take responsibility and work independently to secure their fundraising goals.

T-Fest is a fun and exciting day, set within a rock and dance music theme, where all pupils come together to fundraise for a local charity which is decided by the pupil voice. Whether performing on the main stage or taking on the role of chief exec, accountant, project manager or point of sale designer, T-Fest has created wonderful memories and achievements since summer 2015 whilst raising thousands of pounds for local charities. In 2017 we raised £2300 for Rainbows Children's Hospital.

For more information contact Mr Tinsley (mtinsley@toothillschool.co.uk)


National Citizen Service

During your programme you’ll stay away from home with your mates, learn impressive skills that employers and unis admire and make a real difference to your community through your social action project.

NCS with NOVA is a unique, valuable and unmissable experience that helps you stand out from the crowd. We’re so convinced about the power of NCS that we have reserved a place for every Toot Hill, NUAST, NUSA and Djanogly pupil.

Our programmes are extremely varied and each one offers a range of different activities – here are just some of the sessions you might get to experience:

  • Outdoor Adventure Residential: Experience team challenges like climbing, high ropes & water sports. Dare you take the ‘leap of faith!’
  • University of Nottingham Residential: Experience Uni life whilst staying on campus in your own private, en-suite room.
  • Enhance Your Skills: with workshops on project management, marketing and PR, social action, budgeting, public speaking & more!
  • Dragons Den: Conquer the dragons in this team challenge!
  • NCS Twilight Spa: Relax with healthy food, multi-sports at the £40 million David Ross Sports Village & a Body ShopTM pamper party!
  • NCS Festival Night: Party the night away featuring delicious BBQ, silent disco & fancy dress.
  • Nottz Challenge Day: tram it to town and conquer a range of challenging team activities.
  • Social Action Project: Make your difference and change lives in your community.

Find out more about the National Citizen Service

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Duke of Edinburgh Award

Toot Hill School has a large and thriving Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme which offers pupils the opportunity to complete the complete DoE pathway – from Bronze, through Silver and onto Gold!

We are fully aware and appreciative of the benefits that DoE qualifications provide young people with. Through completing volunteering, skill, physical and expedition activities, the programme stretches pupils, taking them outside of their comfort zone and providing opportunities for character development. Through these activities, pupils develop a range of admirable qualities - leadership, teamwork, communication and self-organisation to name but a few. They also learn self-discipline and resilience whilst developing self-confidence and compassion towards other people.

Bronze - Year 10 - email cmercer@toothillschool.co.uk
Silver - Year 12 - email mtinsley@toothillschool.co.uk
Gold - Year 13 - email cmercer@toothillschool.co.uk

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