We have a holistic approach to education in the sixth form and we particularly promote healthy living and healthy lifestyles: we especially focus on eating behaviour and physical health.
Recent examples include:
Team-building, problem-solving and physical exercise with the British Armed Forces
Opportunities to develop coaching qualifications in football and rugby
Cycle across the Somerset levels
Hiking in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco
Opportunities to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award
MasterChef team challenge to promote healthy eating
Bike to school scheme
An introduction to Yoga
Inter-school sixth form football matches
We are also very proud of our sixth form students who have achieved honours in their respective sports: recent notable achievements have been Harriet Dickinson in para-swimming (19 times national champion and the holder of 189 Gold medals, 156 Silver medals and 204 Bronze medals) and her brother Matt who is a very accomplished national middle-distance runner, and Luke Prior who recently won the Senior Boys’ Sedgemoor Cross-Country race and represenst Somerset in the English Schools National Cross-Country Championships.
We also have some terrific county-level volleyball players like Gemma Dade and Emily Bailey and members of Monarchs Gymnastics Club who have won international honours such Alice Dymond and Sean McKenna.