Clubs & Catch Up Activities

We’ve got loads of clubs and catch up activities at Marsden Heights Community College. Why not take a look? If you haven’t already made the decision to join in with one or more of our activities, then you should. You won’t regret it! We promise.

MARSDEN HEIGHTS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

CLUBS & CATCH UP ACTIVITIES

FACULTY SUBJECT YEAR(S) ROOM TIME STUDENT NUMBERS STAFF
COMMUNICATION English Public Speaking ESU Nationwide Competition Year 10, Set 1 307/312 December and January

After college/some lunchtimes/homework

6 Ms. MacLean
English Poetry by Heart National and Regional Competition Year 10, Set 1 307/312 Running into Spring 2

After college/some lunchtimes/homework

Approx. 20 with smaller group for regional heats Mrs. Minton
Booster Club Years 9, 10, 11 307/312 Monday, Thursday, Friday – one hour after school Select cohorts in 9, 10, 11 English staff for catch up/booster
Media 10,11 312 Thursday and Friday after college all year, Wednesday lunchtime Varies depending on need Ms MacLean
DISCOVERY Mathematics Year 11 Revision Class/Drop In Year 11 316, 317, 318,319,324 3.10pm – 4.00pm Monday Mr. Lawler

Miss O’Brien

Mr. Meadows

Mr. Umran

  Year 11 targeted revision Year 11 319/326 Wednesday 2.15 – 4. 15 Approx 27 students by invitation. SB, MU
  Year 9 catchup program Year 9 316 Thursday 3.00-3.45 from 21/5/15 24 students by invitation. RL, JEH
  316 Squadron – scale construction Years 7/8/9 316 Fridays 3.00- 3.45 Max 14 RL
  UKMT Junior Challenge Years 7 and 8 7m1, 8m1 class April 2015 57 RL, SB, MU
  UKMT Intermediate Challenge Years 9 and 10 9m1, 10 e1 class Feb 2015 56 RL,MU,CO
  UKMT Kangaroo Challenge (pink) Year 10 In class March 2015 1 CO
Science STEM Year 7 332 Commences January 2015 Thursday 3pm – 4pm Mr. McGuinness
Science KS4 Support/Revision Years 10, 11 328 Commences January 2015 Tuesday and Thursday

3pm – 4pm

Approx. 30 Year 11 and 50 Year 10 Mr. Moore and all Science Staff
Science National Science week zoo trip Year 8 Chester Zoo 13 – 22 March 2015 190 Mrs. Morgan

Mr. Ellwood

Science Society of Biology Challenge Years 9, 10 Science Dept March 2015 120 Mr. Ellwood

Year 9 and 10 Science Staff

Science Springwatch Year 7 Lomeshaye Nature Reserve June 2015 190 Mr. Ellwood
Science Other Curriculum Support Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Science Dept Throughout the year as appropriate Science Staff
REALISATION STEM Club Year 7 221 Monday after college TBA Miss Grimshaw
  Year 7 221 Thursday 3pm – 4pm 14 Miss Grimshaw

Mr. McGuinness

Business Club Year 9 Business Hub/229 Friday lunchtime 15 Mrs. Whittaker
  Technology/Computing – Geek Club Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 216 Friday after college 20 Miss Ferguson
Resistant Materials Year 11 221 Friday 3pm – 4pm – 4.30pm 4+ Miss Grimshaw
Textiles Section B Revision

Textiles Unit 2

Year 11

Year 10

222

222

Friday 3 pm – 4pm

Thursday 3pm – 4.30pm

9

8+

Miss. Lees

Miss Lees

EXPLORATION Geography Revision/Drop In KS4 415 Thursday 3.15pm Mr. Collinge
Religious Education Revision/Drop In KS4 416 Monday or Thursday

3.15pm

Mrs. Sarfraz

Miss Ahmed

History Revision/Drop In KS4 411 3.15pm as required Mrs. Birch

Mr. Pilkington

Child Development Revision/Drop In KS4 Exploration Break Out Tuesday 3pm – 4pm
Health and Social Care Revision/Drop In KS4 228 Monday and Thursday

3pm – 4pm

As required Miss Clark
EXPRESSION Art Catch up sessions GCSE Year 11 223 Monday 3pm 6 Mrs. Walton

Miss Knowles

  Music Instrumental Tuition Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Music Practice Rooms Various 40 Mr. Howley

Ms Morgan

  Physical Education BTEC Catch Up Session Year 11 Rm 208 Monday 3.15pm – 4.15pm As required Mr. Palffy
  Physical Education Year 7 Cricket Year 7 Astroturf Thursday 3.15pm – 4.15pm 10-15 Mr. Palffy
  Physical Education Year 10 Cricket Nets Year 10 Sports Hall Thursday 3.15pm – 4.15pm 10-15 Mr. Dawes
  Physical Education Rounders Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 MUGA Thursday 3.00pm – 4.30pm 14 Mrs. Dell/Mrs Belshaw
  Physical Education Inter-House Sport Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Mixed – usually Astroturf 3.30pm – 4.30pm Mixed uptake Mrs. Dell
  Physical Education Girls’ Cricket Years 7, 8, 9 Sports Hall Monday 3pm – 4pm 16 Cricket coach
  Physical Education Girls’ Cricket nets Years 7, 8, 9 Sports Hall Thursday 3pm – 4pm 16 Mrs Dell
YOUTH & COMMUNITY Girls’ group

The club is designed to give the young people a space from where they can design projects and take part in activities.   The group takes part in discussions, plan campaigns around college and look at issues that affect young woman.   Through being a part of this club it empowers them and gives them confidence.

Years 8 Level 4 Monday 3pm – 4.30pm 11 Mrs. Begum

Mr. Hussain

YOUTH & COMMUNITY Year 7 Girls’ Group. Building friendships, confidence and having fun. Year 7 Girls Level 4 Tuesday 3pm – 4.00pm 30 Mrs. Begum
  Study Group

This group has been formed by the young people and the sessions are based on study skills and how to interact with their peers in their year group. Through the activities organised it broadens their horizons and develops their confidence.

Year 9 Level 4 Tuesday 3pm – 4.30pm 32+ Mr. Hussian
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardening Group

Green space around college

This session consists of developing the eco project at the college and maintaining the orchard and planning for the development of forest school at Marsden Heights Community College.

Years 9, 10 On site Tuesday 3pm – 4 – 4.30pm 10 Mr. Jeffries
  Football

This session runs on the Astroturf and in the Sports Hall and gives the young people the opportunity to learn new skills and take part in a sports activity.

Years 7, 8, 9, 10 Sports Hall/ Astroturf Wednesday 2.15pm – 4.30pm 80 (20 from each year group) Mr. Hussain/ Nelson Football Club
  Girls’ Group

Group unpacks issues that affect young people and at present the group is looking at the issue of girl’s toilets and self-respect.

Year 9 Girls Level 4 Wednesday 2.15pm – 3.30pm 10 Mrs. Begum
 

 

 

Positive Voices

This group looks at the issues of conflict at a local, national and international level.

Year 10 Level 4 Thursday 3pm – 4.30-5pm 20 Mr. Hussain

Mrs. Begum

Mr. Wroe

  Youthside Committee

This is a study group for year 11 and continuation of the raise a grade residential group.

Year 11 Level 4 Thursday 3pm – 4.30-5pm 9 Mr. Hussain

Mrs. Begum

  Year 11 Committee

Group organising the Prom and Year Book

Year 11 Level 4 Thursday 10 Mr. Hussain

Mrs. Begum

  Positive Voices Year 11 Level 4 Thursday 3pm – 4.30-5pm 20 Mr. Wroe

Mr. Goulding

  Visits – Social and Emotional Development\Rewards

E.g. Bowling, cinema, restaurant.

Years 7-11 Off Site Friday 4.30 – 10 pm 11 maximum Mrs. Begum

Mr. Hussain

Mr. Wroe

 

 

Football Year 8

Year 9

Sports Hall Friday 5.00 – 7.00 pm 6

12

Mr. Hussain

Nelson FC