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The Duke of Edinburgh Award
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is offered at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels and is open to all students who want to take part. Click here for information about the Award at Frome College.
Combined Cadet Force (CCF)
For further information, please click here.
College productions are typically performed annually in the Merlin Theatre and past successes include:
- Lord of the Flies
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- The Crucible
- The Caucasian Chalk Circle
- Romeo and Juliet
A Level pieces are performed in the drama studio as well as our annual GCSE performance evening ‘Just Originals’ which showcases our Year 11's work every year.
Chicago, 2019. Photo by Chris Bailey Photography
Exchanges and visits
Our French and German exchange programme is based on Frome’s twin towns, Chateau Gontier and Murrhardt.
We typically have an extensive programme of foreign visits every year. In past years these have included historical studies of the First World War Battlefields, Business Studies trips to Berlin, visits to art exhibitions in Amsterdam and Paris, Religion and Philosophy trips to Rome, skiing trips to various parts of Europe and Design Technology trips to Rome and Barcelona.
Educational visits within this country are regularly arranged by many curriculum teams. These include theatre visits for English and Drama, fieldwork for Geography and Biology, and more. Our link with Villiers Park Residential centre offers our A Level students opportunities for advanced study weeks. Kilver Court also offers opportunities for able students in a number of subject areas.
Over 100 students have instrumental tuition in College with specialist visiting tutors - several students have passed Grade 8 with distinction. Where possible there is continuity of teacher between the Middle School and College.
These musicians help make up various music groups such as the College Band, String Ensemble, College Choir, Wind Group, the Sax group and String and Wind quartets. Typically, regular performances are held throughout the year.
We play competitive fixtures and cup competitions in many sports at local, county, national and international level.
An extensive programme of house competitions takes place in team sports and we have open competitions in individual sports such as squash and tennis.