SATURDAY ENRICHMENT

Explore interests. Discover passion.

Saturday Enrichment is a set of engaging and hands-on courses which allow all Bodwell students opportunity to expand their learning and to gain "real-world" knowledge. These courses also provide students to further strengthen their English language skills, towards the aim of studying in university or pursuing ambitious careers. All students attend three hours of enrichment classes every Saturday morning, on top of 30 hours of academic classes Monday to Friday. Students are guided to select and register for Saturday courses each term, which are included in the report card. Students enrol in a Saturday course each term in one of the following areas: English Language Enrichment & Academic and English Preparation, Service & Global Citizenship, Career & Post- Secondary Exposure, Outdoor Education & Sports, New Media and Performing Arts.

Note: Saturday courses offered term to term may vary. These are SAMPLES only.

ENGLISH ENRICHMENT

IELTS

Learn practical tools & prepare to succeed in the IELTS exam.

Debate & Persuasion

Clear communication, planning to present, the art of argument, listening skills and discussion of exciting issues.

Speaking with Confidence

Public speaking training, interactive English discussion, introduction to debate and presentation skills.

Adventures in Comics

English reading, drawing, writing, acting and film adaptation with a focus on comics (aka graphic novels).

Lyrics of Pop

Improve language skills through the lyrics of pop music artists, and through rhythm too.

Lyrics of Rap

Improve skills through the poetic stylin' of popular music artists. Try your hands at writing lyrics.

Acting & Film Making

Acting & performing through English. Introduction to capturing dialogue by viewing examples and trying it out.

Laugh & Learn through Comedy

How to be funny, public speaking, understanding sarcasm, irony and satire. Laugh your Saturday off.

Myths & Legends of the World

Exploring important stories and traditions from BC and around the world through language, art, music and modern media.

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

Carpe Diem: Seize the Day

Set goals and achieve them. Support in gaining skills - outdoor adventure, career, hobbies, volunteering and athletic.

Leadership & Service

Get tons of volunteer hours while experiencing local community. Lead to learn and serve to explore.

Heal the World

Earn volunteer hours by working with a local ecology expert. Learn how to plant, garden and sustain your natural habitat.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

Adventurous Learning

Hiking, learning teamwork, leadership, survival skills, knowing yourself and exploring local sites.

Sports & Beyond

Human performance: learn & experience body movement principles and techniques for strength and conditioning. Intro to sport psychology.

Swimming & Lifesaving

Fulfill your potential in the pool. Learn first aid and how to save a life.

NEW MEDIA & ARTS

Graphic & Film Design

Capture, create, polish graphic and moving images into gems and showcase these to the world.

Fashion Design & Life Sketching

Learn about beauty through life sketching and fashion design. Extensions into some beauty topics, jewellery, sewing, etc.

The Song in Your Head

Learn to compose and perform digital music for use in various media.

CAREER EXPOSURE

Study Skills & Exam Prep

Exam, university and career readiness through interactive activities.

Careers of the Future

Explore your options for future work and how to get there. Major career areas are experienced, plus your own interest.

Money & Business

Explore what life and work in the business world is really like. Plus how to manage your money and get/be/stay rich.

Level Up through Video Games

Explore video game design, strategy and development. Try your hands at game programming, coding and creation.

Masterchef Bodwell

Plan, prepare, cook, create, eat, clean repeat and take your learning to a new level.

CURRENT ENRICHMENT COURSES

What's happening in school on Saturdays?

Below is a listing of our currently running Saturday courses for this term.  Please check back here for updates to this list when the term changes.

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