Extend and enrich

We offer plenty of ways to extend and enrich your St Mary's experience in Years 7 to 9, and to complement your (I)GCSE core subjects and optional subjects. Discover and develop your skills, interests and talents through our extra-curricular clubs, internationally recognised Awards, leadership and enterprise activities and more!

Additional GCSEs


Our enrichment programme

One afternoon lesson per week is dedicated to enrichment activities. This valuable time offers opportunities investigate a wide range of challenges and interests, and enables you to work with peers from different year groups.

Enrichment sessions develop political, media, environmental and cultural awareness – important attributes on which to build in later life, and which university admissions teams value.

Regular highlights include German, French, Spanish and Religious Studies film clubs; rowing; athletics; netball; pilates; tennis; dance club; hockey; yoga; Creative Writing club; Model United Nations; Time Travellers - History; Allegro; Cantore; Senior Orchestra; Japanese; Raspberry Pi; photography; additional GCSEs and the Arts Award.

Years 7 and 8 Four activities provide each student with a breadth of experience.
Years 9 to 11 Students have the freedom to choose which enrichment activities to pursue.


Choose from a range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities