Here at SJB, we don’t just value what happens inside the classroom, but also what happens out of it. We believe that a well-balanced, broad education, and certainly one that gets the best out of the children, should combine curricular and extracurricular activities. The activities we run, as well as day trips, residential and international trips and reflection days help to shape our students and give them experiences that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Running activities is also a fantastic way for students to discover their hidden talents and build long-lasting relationships with their peers.
Where possible, our Year 7 and 8 students are expected to take up two activities per week, one of which should be a sporting or outdoor activity, but they can always do more! The schedule of activities is published termly, and students must sign up through Arbor. For any further information, please speak to Mr McKenna, our Assistant Head, and Mrs Wyatt, our House & Extra-curricular Coordinator.
Music plays an important part in the life of the school and all pupils are actively encouraged to take part in the many and varied musical activities on offer. We provide individual tuition on most orchestral instruments (brass, woodwind etc.) as well as guitar, bass guitar, drum kit, piano and voice. Individual music theory lessons are also available. Please complete the Enrolment Form below to request individual music lessons for your son/daughter.
There are many other activities and clubs to participate in. A full list with enrolment details can be found on Arbor.