What is Enrichment?

We understand that College life is more than just studying and at Fareham we run a wide-ranging and exciting Enrichment programme which is available to all of our Full Time and Part Time students. If you want to get fit, meet new people, improve your skills, get creative, or just have fun – we have something for you!

From Badminton to Acting, Rock Choir to Life Drawing, there is something for everyone. We also have our competitive sports teams offering Rugby, Netball, Basketball and Football, so you can make the most of your time at College.

Our Enrichment Activities:

Competitive Sport – Team FC

Football – Fareham College offers two football teams playing in the Hampshire Colleges League. Manager of the 1st team is Danny Parkinson with Iain Russell leading the 2nd team. Fixtures are on a Wednesday afternoon with home fixtures scheduled at Cams Alders Stadium, the home of Fareham Town FC.

Rugby – Team FC Rugby will encounter regular fixtures against local colleges alongside entry into tournaments hosted at Trojans Rugby Club. Game day is traditionally a Wednesday.

Netball – Netball is new to the competitive sport teams that Fareham College offers this year. There are opportunities to play competitive fixtures against local colleges and universities and to enter tournaments including Versatility Netball and Mixed Netball. Once again, the majority of matches will feature on a Wednesday.

Basketball – The Basketball team is led by coach Richard Mann and fixtures are played on a Thursday afternoon. Home fixtures are played in our Sports Hall.

Creative Activities

Acting

Want to try your hand at performance? Then come along to our acting enrichment sessions. You can learn about character, performance and build confidence while making friends.

Book Club

If you are already a book-worm, or just want the opportunity to increase your literary knowledge then join the book club and meet new people who share your interest.

Life Drawing

Improve your skill and refine your technique with real life models and guided instruction.

Knit and Natter

Knitting and crochet are so popular right now! Get involved and create your own completely original items, from blankets to scarves and much more.

Musical Theatre

Inspired by the West End or just want to try your hand at Musical Theatre, then come along and get involved with our exciting enrichment programme. We cover aural skills, improvisation, vocal and audition techniques and theatre production.

Rock Challenge

The Rock Challenge is a competition that communicates health and social education messages in a positive and supportive environment. The College puts together a team of 20 to 100 performers, decide on a theme reflecting the personalities, concerns, hopes and interests of those who create it then perform a 5-8 minute dance-drama performance. The winning team is invited to perform in the National Grand Final.

Rock Choir

Do you love the idea of singing modern rock ballads in a choir? Then Rock Choir is for you! Practice your skill while making friends and having fun!

3D Printing Hub

The College have a number of state-of-the-art 3D printing facilities. If you want to try your hand at designing, planning and printing your very own creation then please come along.

Enrichment Gallery

Sporting Activities

Archery

Watched Arrow or Robin Hood? Think you have what it takes to hit the gold? Archery sessions encourage you to pick up a bow and arrow and aim for the target whether it be a short or long distance. You can even get involved in a competition which sees each arrow taking a score from the target board with 12 arrows per game. We even have special sessions where the targets transform into zombies to shoot at!

Cricket

One of the oldest English sports that is now played professionally in most Commonwealth Nations. Come along and try your hand at cricket.

Badminton

A great sport to join in with either as a chilled vibe or with a competitive edge. Smash Up! Badminton is the format used which includes fun and challenging game cards and the use of a music playlist.

Basketball

A popular enrichment session last year this saw around 20 students playing each week. IM Basketball an initiative from England Basketball is used as the format to deliver Basketball and includes a current and popular music soundtrack to play too. Games are flexible with 2V2 on a smaller court through to 6V6 on a full court.

Boxing

Delivered by Alex, the typical boxing session includes a circuit with stations such as skipping, jabs and press ups, along with work in pairs with the gloves and pads. Learn the correct technique for movements including the uppercut and jabs.

Dance

Street, Zumba, Salsa, Hip Hop….there are many forms of Dance all performed with upbeat music and a lively instructor.

Dodge ball

Seen the film? Well now you can participate in Dodge ball and practice the 5 Ds…. Dodge, Duck, Dive, Dip…Dodge!!

Football

Come and take part in fun challenges that encourage skill development and meet new friends. No football experience needed!

GO! Active

Want to get active, meet new friends and get in shape? GO Active is for you. We have a range of Girl only activities so you can get fit with just the girls!

Gym

The Gym is available to all students enrolled at the College. Our state of the art fitness equipment includes cardiovascular and resistance machines as well as free weights. You can also dock your IPod and watch live TV while you work out.

Insanity

Ready to do something a little bit crazy in order to increase your fitness level? Well Insanity is for you! This high intensity interval training session is full of movements including mountain climbers, mummy kicks and globe jumps as well as strength exercises such as press ups and sit ups.

GO! Fab Abs

One for the girls! If you are looking to tone up and create muscle definition this class is ideal for you. With sit-ups, squats and push-ups this session will leave you feeling fitter and stronger!

O2 Touch Rugby

A spin off of the traditional Rugby game for both Girls and Boys. This version involves no tackles or scrums instead being replaced with a ‘touch.’ Many students last year were surprised by O2 Touch Rugby and really enjoyed the game as it is different and exciting.

Table Tennis

A simple game that can become very competitive indeed! Enjoy a game with a mate or a tournament with a few friends.

Volleyball

Volleyball is a popular activity because it is so easy to join in. You will quickly learn how to serve and complete passes including the dig. Volleyball sessions are always a laugh and teams are always in battle to be champions!

Netball

Community Coach Debbie Laycock delivers a fantastic Netball session every Wednesday, which currently sees around 20 students attend each week. With fun gameplay and mini tournaments this session is guaranteed to give you a giggle. Join in whether you have played before or not, all standards and abilities welcome!!

Zumba

An exciting new addition to the enrichment programme which is expected to be very popular! Learn innovative moves to music and get fit!

Tennis

Have you been inspired by Andy Murray? We have! A fun activity that isn’t just for Wimbledon, come and get involved.

Get Involved TODAY!

What are you waiting for? Speak to your tutor, contact Vicky Froud or just turn up to sessions!

Vicky Froud – College Sport Maker

Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, PO14 1NH

Room: B213

T: 01329 815357

E: Vicky.froud@Fareham.ac.uk