WG6 are pleased to be able to offer exciting opportunities for enrichment to all our students.
You have the opportunity to play for the one of the most successful football teams in Kent and join WG6 1st XI football team. The team play in the North Kent Premier League and traditionally do very well in this competition having won this league 3 times in the last 8 years. We aim to build a squad that if big enough will provide enough players for two teams, a 1st XI and 2nd XI.
We also have an excellent Rugby team that compete in the NatWest Cup and a local league. Over the years we have built up an excellent reputation for excellent performances and a challenging opposition. We are still working hard to develop the rugby at the school and this has been showing great progression. We also have a wonderful Old Boys match at Christmas time that welcomes the last 3 years of alumni back to challenge our 1st XV for the Keith White Cup.
Netball is a games option for WG6 girls with the focus on skill and team development as well as fitness and overall enjoyment. All girls are welcome to come along and just train or take it up as a competitive option; we usually have matches on Wednesday afternoons or after school on Tuesdays along with the rest of the schools netball fixtures. This season started with a great success and the girls won their first match away, 19 – 0.
There are other activities available; we have a fully equipped fitness suite that WG6 students have free access to. WG6 students can also take advantage of the clubs that are on offer after school. Currently we have Basketball, Handball, Squash and Badminton; from December we start winter cricket nets open to all age groups and a coach from Kent cricket leading the net sessions.
As with all sporting activities this gives all students the opportunity to represent their school and have a valuable reference for their future. We actively encourage students to take part in these activities because we feel that a healthy body is a healthy mind. Relaxation and sport as a catharsis is integral to achievement at A-Level.
Clubs, Societies and After School Activities
WG6 has a number of extra-curricular activities on offer for students to join. These are either in the lunch hour or after school. These clubs offer students an opportunity to participate in the wider society of WG6 and fulfil their potential in their chosen enrichment area.
Work Experience is part of the WG6 Study Programme. All Year 12 students are expected to undertake a one week experience placement, and some students undertake a weekly placement, which will likely contain some observation, learning and carrying out a variety of tasks involving increasing responsibility; allowing students to gain a clear understanding of expectations in the work place.