Enrichment Activities

The Charles Dickens School offers a broad range of enrichment activities through the PSHEE curriculum. Enrichment enables us, a school to provide experiential learning opportunities to students.

Enrichment helps students to develop their interests and abilities, provides valuable learning experiences outside their studies, and promotes independence and interpersonal links with students in other Years.

The enrichment activities that we provide as a school look to develop students through a Head, Heart, Hands approach.

Head: - Developing thinking skills

Heart: - Developing students emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills

Hands: - Developing practical, kinaesthetic experiences

Students are given opportunities within school to:

  • Outside speakers into assemblies
  • One off workshops
  • Long term programmes
  • Drop in sessions
  • Vote in school-based elections
  • Student Voice (Sit on student council and various ‘drive teams’).
  • Attend clubs at lunchtime, and after-school
  • Go on school trips

The Charles Dickens School works with a number of outside agencies to deliver high quality enrichment for our students including:

  • Dove Self-Esteem Project
  • Speakers for Schools
  • Brook Advisory Service
  • Kent Rail and Road Safety
  • Oasis Thanet
  • Teenage Cancer Trust
  • HeadStart Project