What is Period 7?
Period 7 is an integral aspect of Katherine Warington’s extra-curricular. We aim to provide an inspiring super-curriculum that affords all students the opportunity for success. Period 7 allows students to find and to develop a range of personal interests. We recognise that learning goes beyond the classroom and believe learning should exist outside students’ experience of their academic and pastoral curriculum to truly educate a child’s mind, body and soul. This balance will allow students to realise their full potential as dynamic, collaborative, successful individuals equipped to thrive in a changing world.
Year 1: Period 7 at Katherine Warington
- Period 7 will run from 3.30pm – 4.00pm from Monday to Wednesday.
- Students will select which activities they undertake in these sessions.
- We will offer a range of activities ranging from For mal Debating Skills and Current Affairs to Jazz Band and Hockey.
- Students will choose three activities per term. Each will stimulate a different aspect of their learning; Mind, Body and Soul.
- This means students will take part in three different Period 7 activities per week and will select different choices every academic term.
As students get to know each other in the first half term, Period 7 will take place in form groups. Students’ selected choices will begin from Autumn Term 2 when students return from half term in October.
What happens on Thursday afternoons?
To equip students for lifelong learning, we believe it is important to give students the opportunity to develop independent study skills. Period 7 on a Thursday will be slightly different as students will be with their form group in order to take part in silent, reflective, independent study time.
Students will have some guidance and are advised to take part in independent reading, revision of class materials or homework.
Students will have the opportunity to take part in lunchtime clubs. Below is a list of just some of the clubs and activities we hope to provide as we build our school and our community:
- A range of sports activities
- A strong debating and public speaking team
- A Student Council
- An Anti-Bullying club
- A range of music activities
- A Drama Club to support annual productions
Peripatetic Music Provision
There is the option to pay for a weekly one-to-one instrumental or vocal lesson. These take place during the school day. There is a discount available for Pupil Premium funded students.
Lessons are provided by visiting tutors from Rhythm Room, currently on guitar, drums, vocals, piano, clarinet, flute and saxophone. Further instruments can be offered subject to demand. Please see the attached letter for more details and use the following link if you wish to register: https://www.rhythmroom.co.uk/school-lesson-application
Additionally, we can accommodate private lessons from other tutors, as an arrangement between parent and teacher, providing the usual safeguarding measures are in place.