Through funding for Extended Schools, Brownlow Integrated College provides a range of services and activities during or beyond the school day, to help meet the needs of children, their families and the wider community. These services and activities fall under the following key elements;
- Being Healthy
- Enjoying, Learning and Achieving
- Living in Safety and with Stability
- Experiencing Economic and Environmental Well Being
- Contributing Positively to Community and Society
Activities that have been successful and have been funded through Extended Schools are: After school tuition and revision classes, Breakfast Club, Computer Class, Language Support for the Parents of International Students, Evening/Weekend Cookery Classes, Gardening Club, Literacy and Numeracy programme, Pastoral programme, Football Tournaments, Samba Drums Club, Student Council, Icthus, Brainiac Science Club, Ski Club, Student Council, Early Start Club, Horse Riding, Prefects Community Outreach, Hobby Craft Club, Film Club and Various Residentials. All activities are run by staff and/or outside instructors.
Cluster funding for Extended Schools has enabled us to maintain and develop links with a number of our feeder primary schools and our local comprehensive. Through these links we have offered the following activities: a transition programme for primary 6 and 7 pupils from the local area in music, science, ICT, dance and drama classes. There are various residentials and activity days at outdoor centres.