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Curriculum Enhancement Programme

This page is presently being updated.

Parents will be asked to make ONE choice on behalf of their child via the SIMS Parent App/SIMS Parent website in September.  More information on how to do this specifically will be emailed in September.  Please note that places are free and will be allocated on a random basis.  This does not guarantee your child his preferred option.

The following courses will be on offer on CE Thu afternoons (week 2):

Course Descriptors 2021-22

(KEASTON reserves the right to withdraw, change, add and modify any of the courses)

Please note pupils will rotate on a termly basis (Sep/Jan/Apr) so will experience three different courses:

Building Fitness & Resilience (Year 7)

These sessions will cover a variety of activities such as team building, self-regulation, self-discipline and emotional resilience to promote positive mental health and well-being.  Students will also develop mindfulness techniques to aid concentration and help to combat negative thinking.

Capoeira (Year 7)

An introduction to the Brazilian music, movement, martial art of Capoeira. Kicks, dodges, cartwheels, handstands and much more.

Also, feel free to use anything from our website

Multi-Sports (Year 7)

Students will develop a variety of skills, strategies and tactics in a range of sport disciplines for example Cricket, Basketball, Rounder’s, Football, etc.

Aston Villa Football (Year 7)

This course seeks to develop Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) and a variety of strategies and tactics.  Students will travel to and from the venue on the school minibus accompanied by a member of staff.

Board Games (Year 7)

Students will have the opportunity to play a variety of board games with their peers.  They will learn a range of skills and strategies involved in playing board games whilst improving and developing their:

  • Memory
  • Cognitive skills
  • Processing speed
  • Logic and reasoning
  • Critical thinking
  • Spatial reasoning
  • Communication
  • Increased attention and concentration
  • Problem-solving
  • Self-confidence