Tameside College and Clarendon Sixth Form College Wellbeing Activities

Physical and Non-Physical

Activity Timetables

Student Timetable

student calendar Student Timetable

Staff Timetable

staff calendar Staff Timetable

Sport

Futsal

The futsal sessions are an organised small sided football session which takes place within the sports hall at Beaufort Road. The session is 1 hour long, 5-6 a side small sided mini tournament, all of which is dependent on numbers.

All ages and abilities are welcome to this session which is generally on between dinner time hours (Please see wellbeing timetable on times). This session is also an opportunity for the enrichment team to look at new players to participate in the Tameside college football team who play every Wednesday from 1-4pm.

Basketball

This session is a great way to learn a new sport which involves a variety of skill development, game invasion and mini tournaments. All sessions will take place within the sports hall at Beaufort Road. The session is 1 hour long, all ages and abilities are welcome to this session which is generally on between dinner time hours (Please see wellbeing timetable on times). This session is also an opportunity for the enrichment team to look at new players to participate in the Tameside college Basketball team.

Racket Sports - Badminton and Table tennis

This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and partner up with players who are looking to play badminton or table tennis, this can help increase stamina and endurance, flexibility, balance, coordination. All sessions will take place within the sports hall at Beaufort Road. The session is 1 hour long, all ages and abilities are welcome to this session which is generally on between dinner time hours (Please see wellbeing timetable on times).

Cricket

Cricket is a bat and ball game and is played in the sports hall. Cricket is a team sport which can help increase stamina and endurance, flexibility, balance, coordination, and cardio. Cricket includes a lot of throwing and sprinting across the hall, which is a great cardiovascular activity.

Volleyball

This is a great opportunity to meet new people who are looking to play volleyball, volleyball is team sport that is great for building leadership and team skills, it can also help increase cardiovascular endurance, agility and balance. This session will take place in the sports hall at Beaufort Road.

Netball

Netball is a great way to help build communication skills and meet new people. Netball is a team sport that can help improve cardiovascular endurance, balance, hand eye coordination and agility, it requires a lot of moving around, throwing and catching. This session will take place in the sports hall at Beaufort Road.

Exercise/gym

Open Gym

This is open access to use the gym at the college within the opening times which is available to all staff and students within the college. Please make sure before using the gym you have completed the PARQ form and have received an induction to use the gym. Please make sure you follow the terms and conditions when using the College gym

Boxercise

Boxercise is based on the training concepts boxers typically use to keep fit, which includes boxing movements, typically in a circuit, and other types of workouts.

Boxercise activities help with tightening, toning and building definition, but not bulk. The fast reps of these activities build endurance and stamina. During a Boxercise session you use your entire body and receive a full cardiovascular workout. Boxercise can also seriously improve motor skills, balance, reaction time, and overall agility as we engage hand eye coordination in both hands.

Kettlebells

Kettlebell workouts will help you to build muscle and improve your strength, core stability, balance, flexibility, and coordination. It’s a versatile program where you will perform a range of exercises which target single or multiple groups at the same time. Learn the basics of front squats, swings, cleans and snatches to build strength and be the fittest you have ever been.

Circuit Class

The class will provide you with a complete break-down of exercises you complete, an intense workout to music and a stretch off at the end. The use of interval style training will help build your fitness levels up fast! The great thing about this type of training is you can also work at your own level by using modifications of the tougher exercises to suit your own abilities.

Ab Blast

A great 20-30-minute ab session to help strengthen and tone your core. This is a quick and fun way to help build your fitness levels and confidence, because this is high intensity it will also help improve your muscular endurance.

Legs, bums, and tums

This class will provide you with great exercises to help strengthen/tone your legs and core. Legs bums and tums will be a 30-minute session which will be, if you’re looking at improving the shape of your legs and slimming down this is the perfect class for you.

1-2-1 Fitness Sessions

If you’re looking at getting in shape or building your confidence in the gym, this is a great way to help build your knowledge and reach your fitness goals for example losing weight or gaining strength and building muscle.

Wellbeing Walks

A perfect way to help relieve stress or take a bit of time to reflect on your day, this can help reduce anxiety and help improve your mental wellbeing. This is also a fun way to become more physically active and improve your cardiovascular fitness.

Non-Physical Activity

Breakfast Club

This popular program offers a free breakfast of cereals, toast, a selection of fruit coffee and orange juice for students who need just need a little support, the sessions allow for students to get the energy required to kick start their day.

Animal Wellbeing

The Animal wellbeing centre will be opening their doors for students and staff to see the animals, this is where you can see all the animals that are looked after. You will be greeted by the amazing support staff and students there who will show you around and will allow time to meet the animals. Please refer to the timetable at sports reception to see when you can book.

Quiz and Games Session

This session will involve a variety of different games to test the mind but also develop core team building skills, all sessions will take place at Clarendon. Please check the updated timetable to see when the next session will be starting.

Knitting and Crochet

Knitting and crochet are really methods of stitching yarn together, just in different styles. Knitting uses a pair of long needles to form the loops, moving a set of loops from one needle to another; the stitches are held on the needle. Crochet uses a single hook to hook the loops together directly on the piece. Why not learn how to knit and do crochet with our staff at the college!

Cross Stitch

This is a great opportunity to try something new and find a new hobby. Cross stitch is a form of needlework which requires you to make patterns using x’s. Cross stitching was traditionally used for decorating household items such as tablecloths and dishcloths, this has been known to be very calming and help reduce stress.

Book club

Book club is a reading group, usually consisting of a number of people who read and talk about books based on a topic or an agreed-upon reading list. Staff and Students are welcome to come exchange and discuss books of their choice.


Enrichment & Wellbeing Team
enrichment@tameside.ac.uk | Tel: 0161 909 5768