We have an exciting, extensive and constantly-evolving programme of extracurricular activities for your personal development, to keep you fit and to get you career-ready. Develop a new skill, learn a new language, volunteer for a good cause or keep fit through sport. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

Clubs and Societies

Discover and develop your creative flair and improve your confidence and wellbeing by getting involved with a club or society.

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Board Games and Chess Club
  • Book Club
  • Creative Arts
  • Debating Society
  • Gaming
  • Life Drawing

Sport and Leisure

Keep fit, make friends and get active with one of our College sports, open to all.

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • College Gym
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Fitness Sessions
  • Football
  • Games Club
  • Judo
  • Reptile Experience and Petting Farm
  • Self-Defence
  • Skiing
  • Table Tennis
  • Tai Chi
  • Volleyball
  • Zorb Football

Sport Academies

Challenge yourself and compete against peers rom across the region in the British College port Leagues.

  • Football Academy
  • Netball Academy
  • British College Sports

Career and Life Skills

Put yourself at the front of the queue at interview by gaining a new career skill, or take up a life skill to be learned away from the classroom.

  • A&E Cadets
  • British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness
  • Driving Theory and iDrive
  • Hair and Beauty Masterclasses and Henna Painting
  • Heart Start
  • Music Lessons (paid)
  • Relaxation and Stress Management
  • Resilience, Confidence and Mindfulness

National and Global Awareness Events

Support a number of awareness events throughout the academic year and feel the benefits from taking on board advice and guidance.

  • Alcohol Awareness Week
  • Anti-Bullying Week
  • Global Recycling Day
  • Men’s Health Awareness Month
  • National Stress Awareness Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Road Safety Week
  • Safer Internet Day
  • World Mental Health Day


Make a difference, learn new skills and take on a new challenge by volunteering.

  • Charity Fundraising
  • National Citizen Service (NCS)
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Pick up for Pendle
  • Student Ambassador
  • Student Readers
  • Sustainability Group – Social Action Project
  • Young Leaders Programme

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Go for Gold in the ultimate challenge and join our Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards programme (Bronze Award also available).