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Ludgrove School

Ludgrove School

Enrichment Programme

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Trips and expeditions take place each term and we try to expose the boys to a wide variety of cultural, musical and sporting opportunities. There are academic excursions organised to bring life to subjects being taught in the classroom, whilst regular outings to museums, art galleries, the theatre and concerts are also arranged. 

Below is a sample programme of extra activities/lectures/workshops that are on offer during the year to the boys outside of the prescribed curriculum.

Michaelmas Term
‘Mr Wonka Workshops’
Lecture by Fergus Beeley, Wildlife producer
Lecture by Meg Dyos, world record breaking rower
Lecture: ‘Arctic Adventures’, Alex Hibbert
‘Happy Puzzle Company’ – problem solving at Downe House
Bradfield College Science challenge
Art Scholars trip to Stanley Spencer Gallery
Raku pottery workshop
Windsor Castle art trip
Visiting Sculptor demonstration (David Roper-Curzon)
Cricket workshop, ‘building an innings against spin’, Marten Bicknell
Cricket Dynamics coaching session
Geography Field Trip to Devon
Academic Challenge Day at St Edward’s, Oxford
Outward bound trip to Wales
Study Skills Workshop, Elevate
Author visit, Dan Freedman

Easter Term
Lecture by Matt Wilkinson, TV producer
Lecture: ‘Computer Games’, Anthony Grand-Scrutton, Dlala studios
Oratory Maths Challenge
Wellington Chemistry Spectacular
Art Scholars trip to Tate Modern
Drama workshop, Simon Roche (St Edwards, Oxford)
‘Power Hitting’, cricket workshop by Julian Wood
Townsend Warner History Prize
Elevate study skills workshop
Prep school choral day at Wellington College
Art trip to Windsor Castle and St George’s Chapel
Wellington College Choral day
Author visit, Mark Robson (World Book Day)
Cricket tour to South Africa
Ski trip to Les Arcs

Summer Term
Cricket Clinic, Mark Alleyne, Marlborough College
UK Maths Challenge
Lecture: Plastic Oceans Foundation, Jo Ruxton
Year 8 Trip Blenheim Palace
Author Visit – Justin Fisher
Lecture: James Clarkson Webb, ‘The South Pole’
Year 8 trip to Bletchley Park
Rackets and Real Tennis workshop
Year 5 trip to Roald Dahl Museum
Year 7 French trip
Year 5 trip to Warwick Castle
Year 3 camping trip