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Extra Curricular, Trips & Activities

Our aim is to inspire young people to develop their skills, talents and character through a wide range of activities, to use their curiosity and creativity to find new ways of achieving their potential and to have the confidence, drive and resilience to follow their dreams.

We want every student at The Pingle Academy to have the opportunity to:

1. Experience the arts and culture through activities such as: visiting galleries and museums, attending live theatre, dance and classical music performances, participating in school productions, understanding world arts, culture, music, art and dance, appreciating arts and culture in a wide range of media and styles and
understanding self-expression and individual liberty through the arts.

2. Experience live sporting events through attending professional events/games, participating in competitive sports and developing their own healthy living approach.

3. Visit British places/regions outside their local community through: trips or visits to other British cities/regions to promote respect and tolerance for other cultures and ethnicities.

4. Experience cultures and countries outside the UK through overseas trips, exchange visits, collaborative links with schools outside the UK to promote respect and tolerance for other cultures and ethnicities.

5. Be a good citizen, both in the academy and in their local community through activities such as: volunteering, fund raising and supporting local organisations/groups.

6. Gain valuable experience of work through activities such as: work experience, internships, workplace events, business links and collaborative projects.

7. Develop their character through activities aimed at: the developing core skills such as leadership, communication and teamwork, encouraging creativity, problem solving and imagination, increasing confidence, motivation and resilience, creating self- starters, e.g. DofE, mentoring younger students, undertaking student leadership roles.

8. Make a positive contribution to society through: understanding British values, developing an understanding of current affairs in the UK and across the world, understanding democratic processes, rights and responsibilities, understanding issues that affect their health and emotional well being.

9. Develop lifelong interests and skills for life for example: reading, photography, cooking, eating in a restaurant, self-expression, financial literacy and budgeting and planning a journey.

10. Learn outside the classroom through activities such as: expeditions, learning survival techniques, scientific investigations/fieldwork, self-sufficiency, developing understanding and appreciation for the environment/nature/countryside.

Please download our Extra-Curricular Activities booklet below.

Documents

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Extra Curricular Booklet 08th Nov 2023 Download
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What an amazing night for ⁦⁦⁩ winning both cup finals. That’s now 4 cups in the cabinet this year. The u14 girls also booked their place in the final of the county cup winning at Swanwick Hall. #⚽️💪❤️🏆 pic.twitter.com/wAnTzMWclH— Pingle Sport () May 9, 2024
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A huge day of football ahead of today as both the year 8 and 9 teams play in their respected finals of the John Appelby cup. Our talented girls team are also playing in the county cup semi final today. 🤞 for 3 wins ⚽️💪— Pingle Sport () May 8, 2024
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Another amazing result for year 8 football team. They have booked themselves another cup final spot and hope to defend the trophy they won last year after winning a nail biting semi final in Uttoxeter today. This set of players are truly incredible! pic.twitter.com/HE9bb5xuv2— Pingle Sport () May 1, 2024
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Congratulations to from who have just won the John Appleby cup winning 4-0. What a great achievement! pic.twitter.com/iZek3hLpAQ— Pingle Sport () April 26, 2024
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⁦this time it’s the turn of ⁦⁩ year 7 football team in this years John Appelby Cup final 👍🙏🤞⚽️ pic.twitter.com/EiOCL84o1n— Pingle Sport () April 26, 2024
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The UKMT Junior maths challenge is well under way for year 7 and year 8 students. Good luck to all taking part. pic.twitter.com/oQors65Mht— Pingle Maths () April 25, 2024
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Another brilliant set of results tonight for with both the year 8 and 9 teams advancing in the cup after comprehensive wins. Well done to everyone involved. The future is very bright. pic.twitter.com/5MAzXjR4F2— Pingle Sport () April 22, 2024
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To end a fabulous week of the yr7 football team secured their spot in next weeks John Appleby Cup Final with a tough 1-0 victory. Well done everyone and thanks for all the support.— Pingle Sport () April 19, 2024
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