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The Marsh Academy

Enrichment Opportunities

The Marsh Academy Enrichment Programme is designed to offer both academic and non-academic opportunities to enrich and extend pupils across all Key Stages. We encourage all of our students to access a wide range of activities, both within the school and wider communities, and recognise achievements across the year through Marsh accreditation.

Marsh Academy Enrichment Activities

Enrichment Activities Within the Community

Marsh Academy Leisure Centre

University of the Creative Arts Easter Programme and Competitions

To sign up for a Marsh Academy enrichment activity please complete this form on the link below:

Marsh Academy Enrichment Form

Art and Design Easter School

Date: Wednesday 6th April – Friday 8th April

Time: 10am-3pm daily

Location: Virtual and UCA Canterbury


Open for Year 11-13s and FE equivalent levels

Students will explore techniques in Art and Design, take part in creative workshops, meet practicing artists and student ambassadors, and get to create their own portfolio of work and group online exhibition. They’ll also get the chance to work towards a Bronze Arts Award.

The Easter School has virtual and in-person sessions:

  • Wednesday 6th April: virtual - creative workshops and independent artist research time.
  • Thursday 7th April: in-person at UCA Canterbury - visit to The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to see the show Magic Goes Wrong.
  • Friday 8th April: virtual - creative skill-share (sharing an art and design technique with a friend, family member or online).

The Easter School is free, and all materials are provided. Travel to the in-person session is available in the form of pre-paid train tickets.

Students can apply here. The deadline to apply is midnight Sunday 20th MarchPriority for KaMCOP target learners and other under-represented students, as outlined in the eligibility criteria.


2022 YouCreate Competition – now open

Open for Year 9-13 and FE Equivalent Levels

Applications are now open for young designers and creatives from Kent and Medway to enter our new 2022 YouCreate Competition! This year’s theme is... FREEDOM

Artwork can be submitted in any medium, from film and photography to sculpture or painting.

Prizes include £100 Amazon e-voucher, a creative portfolio and equipment pack, and a one-to-one workshop in a subject of your choice with one of UCA's Creative Workshop Tutors.

The deadline to submit entries is 31st May 2022.

Enter now -

  • Free Art Packs

This year we’re also offering free creative kits for young people, aged 13-18, living in target wards to help them create their YouCreate Competition entry. All they need to do is complete this online form and we’ll post them a pack.