Extended Day/Year Learning Opportunities

Extended Learning is an important part of school life, contributing to student progress and attainment. It plays a key role in extending the knowledge, understanding and skills that are developed in school and provides opportunities for students to consolidate, enrich and extend their learning.

The Elmira City School District offers After School Enrichment for students in grades 1-12.

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Aims of Extended Learning in the Elmira City School District:

  • To help all students make progress;
  • To allow practice and consolidation of the learning done in class;
  • To extend learning from the lesson;
  • To embed key subject content in long term memory, e.g. the learning of vocabulary, spellings etc.;
  • To reinforce, practice and develop mastery of key skills;
  • To engage in wider reading and research in preparation for future learning;
  • To allow students to gain and practice the skills and knowledge that they will be required to reproduce in assessment situations such as examinations;
  • To give students dedicated time to reflect upon learning, correct mistakes and act on feedback to make improvements;
  • To develop study skills such as independence, self-discipline, time management and working to deadlines;
  • To encourage students to take pride in their learning