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The Enrichment programme at Merrill Academy enables our students to develop attributes such as leadership, communication, innovation, confidence and qualifications, which will increase their chances of success in the workplace and beyond.

Students have the opportunity to try out up to six enrichment activities each year giving them the chance to develop skills in a variety of areas.

Sixth form students act as assistants during enrichment, giving them opportunities to develop their work experience, in addition to the external work experience commitments they have made.

The enrichment programme has seen some of our students go on to share their passion and skill sets in the community and beyond.

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Our Melody Makers sang at Wembley arena and our Merrill Interpreters have won several awards and acted as translators in the school.

These are the range of enrichment activities offered at Merrill Academy:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Body Combat
  • Bracelet Making
  • Comic Illustrations
  • Cooking
  • Dance
  • Fantastic Beasts
  • Film Club
  • Gardening
  • Glenn's Games
  • Gymnastics
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Keyboards
  • Melody Makers
  • Merrill Merchants
  • Mindfulness and Yoga
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis

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