The Exceptional Scheme at Bradon Forest School

  • What is The Exceptional Scheme?

The Exceptional Scheme is for students to showcase all their efforts and achievements throughout the academic year, once your ES is signed off you get a certificate of achievement

  • Who is The Exceptional Scheme for?

All students at Bradon Forest School!

  • How do I complete The Exceptional Scheme?

You need to complete 200 credits from all your activities throughout the academic year

  • Who signs my Exceptional Scheme Activities off?

You have a sheet to complete throughout the year. You simply get each teacher to sign off your activities that you complete

Extra prizes will also be available for students who accumulate the most credits!

School Area

What Can I do?

Who? Credits
WHOOSH Clubs at Lunchtime Various clubs such as …………………….. Various staff – See the WHOOSH activities sheet 15 Per Club attended for 1 term min
Complete World Challenge 2023 – World Challenge Trip to Norway Mr Hartley

Mr Heathcote

Complete DofE Bronze Award 50
Sign up to become a Prospective Sixth Form Student Sixth Form study skills tuition

GCSE enhancement opportunities

Mr Kershaw 40
Represent BFS in a sports team Football, Basketball, Netball, Hockey as examples. See PE staff for full list Various PE Teachers 20 per team
Hold a student leadership position for the school year Head Students – Equalities Leaders – Senior Prefects – Peer Mentors – Y9 Prefects Mrs Haines/Mr Kershaw 50
Attend a School Trip Various school trips for all students

Examples include Stonehenge

Various teachers 15 Per trip
Attend school trips to see productions English Department trips to see productions

Royal Shakespeare Company

Wyvern Theatre

London’s Westend

English Department 15 per trip
Attend a School Trip linked to a GCSE course Various school trips including

Bath City Centre, Coleshill River, Dover Castle, London Business Studies rip

Various subjects 15 per trip
Complete extra Music tuition/lessons Music lessons for various instruments Mr Hancock

Mr Knibbs

20 Per Instrument
Complete in school workshops Examples include Beanology, Various teaching staff 15 Per Workshop
Take part in Young Enterprise Young Enterprise is linked to GCSE Business Studies Mrs Hawley 30
BFS Eco Group Eco group at lunchtime/after school Miss Cole 20
Take part in a Trust Enrichment Day Athelstan trust Maths Enrichment 20
Run a stal/activity for a House Charity Day Ringsbury/Battlewell/Peartree House Events Head of Houses 20
Take part in an event linked to primary schools
Any other activity you want to include! Check your activity qualifies with Mr Kershaw and get it signed by the teacher running it!

Mr Kershaw will advise how many credits your activity will be worth.

Mr Kershaw – confirm activity

Teaching staff – sign the activity off

Mr Kershaw will determine