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Student Enrichment

Enrichment at Harlow College

• Challenge Yourself  • Learn New Skills  • Meet People  • Have Fun!

You don’t have to be sporty or arty to get something out of our enrichment programme. Taking part in any of our enrichment activities will help you to develop the important skills and behaviours that employers look to find in young people. As well as giving you new challenges and developing your skills you will make new friends and have some fun!

Take a look at the activities listed below and sign up!


January – March 2023


Activity Description Session Time  
Aladdin Come and watch the story of Aladdin brought to life through a musical. 
Location: Glassbox Theatre.
 13:00-15:00 Book now >
Upcycled Fashion Breathe new life into old clothes and create unique garments to wear. You need to bring a garment to upcycle e.g T Shirt is ideal. Charity shop garment or plain tote bag or apron 13:30pm-14:30pm – D105 Book now >
Clay art Learn pottery making skills and use your creativity to produce your own unique pieces. 13:30pm – 15:00pm. D115 Book now >
Design Competition Use innovation and creativity to enter a competition to design the future of London.  Presented by the mayor of London's office. 13:30-15:30 - UCH007 Book now >
Students Newsdesk Join our student news team and contribute to producing our termly Equality & Diversity newsletter – UCH 112 1.30pm-2.30pm Book now >
Digital Photography Master how to take the perfect shot and capture those memorable moments 13.30 - 14.30 Book now >

Intro to Photoshop

Use your creativity to turn your digital photos into inspiring images 14.45 - 15.45 Book now >
Movement creativity Explore movement through music and dance. 13.30-15:30 SUPPORTED STUDIES STUDENTS ONLY

Share the music

Open to all abilities to share and learn music from each other, with tutor guidance - guitar, bass, keys and drums - please bring an instrument if you have one.


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Chess Club

Come and enjoy a tactical game of chess and make new friends.


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Book Club

Enjoy reading and discussing your favourite books and make new friends.


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Drawing Club Learn to draw a still life, how to copy using a grid or work on your own sketchbooks 1.30-2.30, 2.45-3.45 Book now >
Crafty club Craft activities e.g. scrap booking, card making, stone painting, Christmas decorations or bring your own crafting hobbies. 1.30-2.30 & 2.45-3.45 Book now >
Singing club Passionate about singing? Join the singing club. Sing, have fun, and improve your self-confidence. 1.30-2.30 Book now >


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Activity Description Session Time  
Netball Are you interested in playing netball? Then come along and try out netball at Harlow Leisure Zone. No previous experience required.  13:00 – 14:00 Book now >
Multi sport Various Activities including Basketball, Table Tennis, Badminton, 5-a-side football and Handball. Come alone or create a team!     14:00 – 15:00
Basketball 13:30 – 15:00 Book now >
Badminton 13:30 – 15:00 Book now >
5-a-side football 14:00 – 15:00 Book now >
Muay Thai – beginners course
Known as the "art of eight limbs", a combat sport with the combined use of fists, elbows, knees and shins. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Duke of Edinburgh
Help your community/environment, become fitter, develop new skills, plan, train for and complete an expedition. 13.30 – 15.00 Book now >
Climbing Wall Take on an exciting climbing challenge to test your strength and determination! 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Virtual Spin Cycle your way to Improved fitness and stamina on a stationary bike. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Virtual Gym Build your strength, stamina and overall fitness with a gym fitness class. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Gym Improve full body fitness, strength and stamina using a range of gym equipment. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Swimming Build strength and fitness through low impact exercise using every muscle in your body. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
Rileys (Snooker, Pool and Darts)  Enjoy various activities in a fun environment, activities include: snooker, pool and darts. 13:30-14:30 Book now >
Table Tennis A relaxed setting where you can play table tennis with friends and people around the College. 13:30-14:30 Book now >


Is the activity you want to join fully booked? Join the waiting list for any weekly activity


Practical & Wellbeing

Activity Description Session Time  
Money matters Understand basic life skills. For example, loans, finances, credit cards, and savings ready for adulthood – BG17 1.30pm-2.30pm Book now >
Food Bank Drive Provide assistance for Harlow College's Food Bank drive – UCH Atrium 1.30pm-3pm  Book now >
Student Ambassador Ambassadors play a key role in enriching the student experience. As an ambassador you could be organising trips or running enrichment clubs as well as representing the college on student council and big events. Register your interest Book now >
Driving Theory
Prepare for your driving theory test with expert tuition from EXL Driving School. Complete the module and earn a trip to their track!  13.30 - 14.30   14.45 - 15.45 Book now >
Cooking on a budget Heading to Uni? Learn cooking skills and prepare tasty dishes on a tight budget. 13.30 – 15.00 Book now >
Volunteering  Volunteering increases motivation and provides a sense of accomplishment. Support could be local, national or beyond! 13.30 – 15.00 View Opportunities
Supported studies enrichment (Cooking club, gaming, club, community club, jewellery club and gym club)   15:00-16:30 SUPPORTED STUDIES STUDENTS ONLY
Wellbeing Wednesday Talking about things can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled. Join for a chat. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >
LGBTQ+ Society A social supportive group that provides a safe place to speak on issues affecting LGBTQ people. Make new friends and meet new people to join in with activities. 13:30-15:30 Book now >


Is the activity you want to join fully booked? Join the waiting list for any weekly activity


Science Digital and Technology

Activity Description Session Time  
Gaming Club
Regularly meet to play games and gaming competitions (game jams), learn to code and get involved in playing Dungeons and Dragons. 13.30 – 15.30 Book now >
Build your Social Media Create your personal brand on social media. Learn tricks on how to build on your SM presence. 13.30 – 15.00 Book now >
F1 in Schools
Plan, design, analyse, make, test and race a scale model Formula 1 car! 13.30-15.30 Book now >
Cube Sat (Build a satellite) An exciting project to develop a real-life small satellite for launch into space. 13.30 – 14.30 Book now >


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Work Ready

Activity Description Session Time  
e-activities Online activity taking place opposite STAR agency: explore career ideas, apprenticeships, work opportunities and university options. 13.30-14.30 Book now >
Explore & Prepare - CAREERS Online resources to help you explore career ideas and plan your journey Anytime Access here
Explore & Prepare - APPRENTICESHIPS Online resources to help you explore Apprenticeships as an option and prepare yourself for a successful application Anytime Access here
Explore & Prepare - WORKPLACE Online resources to help you explore work opportunities and prepare yourself for employment Anytime Access here
Explore & Prepare - UNIVERSITY  Online resources to help you explore University options and prepare your application Anytime Access here
Explore & Prepare - WORK EXPERIENCE Explore work placement opportunities and prepare yourself for a successful placement 13.30 – 14.30 Access here

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Is the activity you want to join fully booked? Join the waiting list for any weekly activity

This includes:

Book Club
Chess Club
Drawing Club
5-a-side football
Table Tennis
Climbing Wall
Virtual Spin
Virtual Gym
Cooking on a budget
Wellbeing Wednesday
LGBTQ+ Society 


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