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Students at Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College participate in the College Enrichment Programme, which enables them to develop essential personal and work-related skills, including:

  • Confidence and Resilience
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Valuing Diversity and Difference
  • Problem Solving and Negotiation
  • Self-Care and Personal Wellbeing

The opportunity to develop these skills is an essential part of our students' personal development, and will assist them when applying for higher education courses, apprenticeships and employment.

Students choose from an internal enrichment pathway of Wellbeing, Money Matters or Preparation for the World of Work. They then build upon this with their own choice of activity. Currently these include:

  • Pre-Teaching Qualification
  • STAR Support Club
  • Debate Club
  • Football Team
  • Netball Team
  • Rugby Team
  • Gym Club
  • Guitar Club
  • Fine Art/Sculpture
  • Sixth Form Student Council
  • Peer Mentoring

Additionally, students have the opportunity to organise their own work experience or volunteering placements during their allocated enrichment time. Examples of voluntary work/work experience completed by students includes:

  • Supporting in local primary schools
  • Volunteering in nursing and residential homes
  • Volunteering for charities and support groups - such as Oxfam, the British Heart Foundation, St. Andrew's Hospice, The Samaritans
  • Work shadowing in administrative roles/accounts departments
  • Police/Air/Army/Sea Cadets
  • Volunteer work at Rainbows/Brownies/Scouts
  • Veterinary Surgeries
  • Grimsby Hospital - volunteering and work shadowing in various departments
  • Coaching younger students in various sporting activities
  • Supporting in lower school lessons
  • Voluntary work for mental health charities
  • Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  • National Citizen Service

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Mr N J Whittle

Head of Sixth Form

Mr S Ritchie