Discover at Dearne Valley College is all about enhancing your learning experience and getting the most from your time with us.
Our enrichment activities provide you with the opportunity to try new things, develop new skills and meet a variety of new people from your campus; and from employers and businesses that are looking for people like you.
Simply choose an activity that suits your aims and future aspirations, whether it’s having fun as part of a sports club, developing your leadership skills through student voice activities, or building your confidence and gaining career insight through an employer masterclass; the choice is yours.
What’s in it for me?
Enrichment is personal to you, but our range of activities are designed to help you develop confidence, stand out on job and university applications and boost your chances of realising your aspirations; whether it be further study, progression to Higher Education, an apprenticeship or employment.
Who can attend?
All current college students are welcome to attend enrichment sessions, this includes learners studying full-time courses, apprentices, adult learners and Higher Education students.
How do I book onto a session?
You can access the campus programme by clicking the button below. This button will open a Google calendar, you will need to login using your College Google account, you will then be able to see all of the activities available, their times and locations.
You must book onto any session you are planning to attend as these will run subject to enough students participating.
For more information regarding this programme or any activities which are listed, please contact a member of the Skills and Employability Team.
The choice is yours…
Choose… Your best life
Prepare for life beyond college with a range of sessions covering key skills including personal budgeting skills, building positive relationships and how to access a range of localised support.
If you’re interested in progressing to Higher Education or Higher Apprenticeships these sessions are perfect for you. You’ll receive a range of support designed to make the application and transition to university seamless.
Choose… A job
Develop employability skills, create a high-quality CV and boost your confidence when it comes to job interviews with a selection of workshops and masterclasses designed alongside employers.
Choose… Careers not courses
Enhance your college experience and hear from guest speakers, take part in educational visits and get involved in programmes such as the National Citizenship Service (NCS).
Choose… To be active
Develop and boost your fitness, team working, communication and enjoy the benefits of being more active day-to-day in sessions led by the College’s Health and Activity Leads. Choose from sports clubs, fitness classes, gym sessions, sporting events or competitions.
Choose… To have a voice
Have your say! This is your opportunity to make a difference not only to your own college experience but that of your friends and peers.
The College encourages students to work together and in partnership with staff to share ideas which can improve the learning experience for all students.
If you have any questions about the Enrichment programme please contact your Skills and Employability Tutor who will be happy to help.
Students can also take advantage of:
We offer a range of sports and activities for students to take part in. With an onsite gym for cardiovascular and muscle strengthening you can also partake in over 30 different classes at the gym.
We also have an onsite badminton court, 3G football pitch and open grass lands for any other sporting activities students would like to do.