Oldham Sixth Form College




Why choose OSFC Xtras?

Make your time at OSFC more fun!

  • Impress universities and employers
  • Stretch yourself academically
  • Develop your self-confidence
  • Make yourself more employable
  • Volunteer and give back to your community
  • Gain vocational experience on a work placement


Introduction to Xtras

OSFC Xtras is an extensive programme of opportunities and activities designed to enrich the time you spend at college.

The years you spend at OSFC are not just about studying and sitting exams, they are also about developing new interests, learning new skills, having new experiences and developing yourself personally, as well as academically.

When you leave college and apply for university, jobs or training schemes, your interviewer will want to know about your achievements beyond your studies. The OSFC Xtras programme will prepare you for Higher Education or employment and will help you stand out from the crowd!

Xtras (ID 1098)




  • Amnesty International
  • Aspiring Health Professionals Programme (AHPP)
  • Aspiring Lawyers Programme (ALP)
  • Aspiring Medics Programme (AMP)
  • Aspiring Psychologists
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beginners Languages Courses (German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin)
  • Carbon Literacy
  • Care Award
  • College Production
  • Content Creation
  • Creative Writing
  • Cricket
  • Debate Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • First Aid
  • Football
  • Journalism Internship
  • Netball
  • Rugby Academy
  • Sustainability
  • Talking about Voices
  • Teen Tech Awards
  • The Leadership Academy
  • The Oxbridge Group
  • The Programming Academy
  • Theories for Learning
  • Varsity Programme
  • Volleyball
  • Women's Football
  • Young Enterprise
  • Aspiring Biologists/ Anatomy Club
  • Aspiring Creatives
  • Aspiring Computer Scientists
  • Carbon Literacy Project
  • Film Club
  • Health Club
  • Humanities Varsity (Y12) & (Y13)
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Science Ambassadors
  • Podcast Production
  • Pre-Teaching
  • Primary School Science Ambassadors
  • Reading Buddies
  • Pickleball
  • Script Writing For Theatre
  • Sports Ambassadors Programme
  • Sustainability Action Ambassadors
  • Trampolining
  • Music Collective
  • Art Festival Social Media
  • Diversity and Inclusion Certificate
  • The Know Book Club
  • Chess Club




Xtras Shorts - NEW for 2023

Xtra Shorts are short enrichment courses that will be perfect for personal statements, university applications, CVs and looking after yourself and general wellbeing. Some of the courses added this year include:

  • Carbon Literacy Project
  • Wild Ed Project
  • Singing Enrichment
  • Film Club