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8th September 2017
There are plenty of exciting Extra Curricular opportunities for students here at Brampton. The following activities will be available to students:
Sam Adams (Head of English) has launched a Debating Society here at Brampton. This is a great chance for students to discuss and debate relevant issues to both the world around us, and their studies. The Debating Society will involve weekly lunchtime discussion sessions so that students can share opinions and insights on chosen topics, leading on to 3-5 set-piece debates each term. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to work together across departments, build key skills, and develop confidence in public speaking. There is also the option for the Society to get involved in ESU, Cambridge and Oxford student competitions. As well as this, there is some opportunity for pizza, so there is a lot on offer from the Debating Society!
Duke of Edinburgh is a great all-round extra curricular package, which includes four sections: volunteering, physical, skill and expedition. The award offers an opportunity to try new and adventurous activities, as well as improve on the activities that you are already doing. As well as displaying determination, commitment and resilience by completing the award, it is also good fun too. DofE is popular in the College and students have taken part in a wide range of activities to meet the criteria, such as volunteering at a centre to help children with special educational needs, learning a new skill like playing the piano, and taking up martial arts as a physical activity.
This year the Committee have chosen to support the charities Mind and the Willow Foundation. Mind is a mental health charity, and the Willow Foundation works with unwell young adults to organise special days for them.
For more information on the charities, please follow these links: Willow Foundation
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