Adventure Learning and Lifelong Learning Outside the Classroom
Launceston College is proud of its commitment to adventure learning and lifelong learning outside the classroom. We believe that adventure learning provides a unique opportunity for students to develop skills and knowledge.
At Launceston College, we offer a range of adventure learning opportunities, starting with the Dartmoor Residential in Year 7, continuing with day experiences and residential opportunities in Year 8 and 9, and moving towards the Duke of Edinburgh program, Ten Tors and the Devizes to Westminster Boat Race as they progress through Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form.
We participate in the annual Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor, a challenging event that requires students to navigate across 35, 45, or 55 miles of open moorland. This event is an excellent opportunity for our students to develop their leadership, teamwork, and resilience skills.
Our students also have the opportunity to participate in the Devizes to Westminster boat race, one of the UK's most challenging endurance events. This event requires students to paddle 125 miles over four days and is a fantastic opportunity for our students to push themselves to their limits and develop their physical and mental strength.
In addition to our commitment to adventure learning and lifelong learning, Launceston College is also dedicated to providing our students with an exceptional range of extracurricular activities to enhance their educational experience.
The Performance Academy is a fabulous opportunity for our students to develop their talents in sports, music, and drama. Our sports clubs and fixtures provide students with the opportunity to develop their physical skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship. We offer a wide range of sports clubs, including football, basketball, netball, and rugby. Our students regularly participate in local and regional competitions and inter-school fixtures, including the annual Cornwall Schools' Games.
Our drama and music opportunities provide students with coaching, guidance and the platform to showcase their talents and express themselves creatively. Our school shows, musical performances and drama productions are annual events, and we are consistently impressed by the talent and creativity of our students.
At Launceston College, we believe that providing our students with a range of extracurricular activities is an essential part of our commitment to a well-rounded education. We are proud to offer our students the opportunity to develop their skills and interests outside of the classroom and to become well-rounded, engaged citizens of the world.