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6Xtra Programme

6Xtra is our extra-curricular activity programme. With over 50 activities available, there is something for everyone. 6Xtra works around a students’ weekly academic timetable to enrich students’ learning and development. 6Xtra is a great opportunity to further an existing interest, take up a new challenge, make friends and have fun.

Our activities can contribute to personal and social development, whilst developing important skills such as commitment, good citizenship, initiative, leadership and team spirit, all of interest to employers and universities.

Our 6Xtra programme is split into four pathways

1. Leadership and Volunteering

You will develop your ability, knowledge and understanding of what it is to be an excellent leader. You will be able to volunteer in a variety of organisations and on projects both in Blackpool Sixth, and externally.

2. Performance and Excellence

Activities will enable you to develop further skills you already have and perform these in leagues, competitions and performances throughout the year. To see more information about our Sports Academies, please click here.

3. Recreation

Develop and learn skills and meet and work with a variety of students whom all have similar interests to you. You will meet and develop friendships with new people to share interesting experiences.

4. Work Experience

Liaise with our Employer Liaison Officer to secure invaluable work experience in a placement that matches your career and progression aspirations. You can read more about our work experience opportunities, simply click here. It may be that you will choose another activity until your placement is arranged.

Please see below for a full list of all 6Xtra and enrichment activities.

If you are interested in sport-related activities please also see our Sports Academies and our Sport Maker programme pages.