Clubs & Extra-Curricular Activities
Board Games Club
Mrs May is running this club and welcomes all students to come and have fun. We have a range of board and card games you can play. Bring your friends or come along to make new ones. You can bring lunch and eat in the classroom in a very relaxed atmosphere. Wednesday in L5.
KS4 Art Club
Miss Clarke, Head of Art is running this club and is looking forward to getting creative and imaginative this term. You can create your own project or work on projects to help with coursework. Materials can be purchased if you have something specific in mind that you would like to do. On every day with Miss Clark in Room 21.
KS3 Quiet Club
Miss Richards is supervising this club. Come along and catch up on or complete any home work that you need to do. The computers are available if you need to do work online and board games if you would like a quiet space. The club runs every lunchtime in Room 16.
Award- winning horticulturalist Mrs Patterson is running this club. She has lots of projects planned, including: planting our own areas in school with flowers; growing our own produce and the popular litter picks. This club is linked to the Environment and Community Committee and will be looking at what we can do whole school to improve our environment and help make changes to improve our energy use and carbon footprint as a school. All students are welcome. Be ready to get your hands dirty and make a difference!
The club runs every Tuesday lunchtime.
KS3 Crochet Club
Do you enjoy crafting, creating and having fun with friends? Mrs D’Souza is an expert at crochet and knitting and is really excited to try out this new club with students in Years 7, 8 and 9. The club runs every Wednesday lunchtime in S5.
KS4 Revision Club
Run by students, for students! Mr Mangham will be supervising this club in his room (Room 25), so you can have full access to the computers for revision. Cue cards, highlighters and other revision materials will also be provided free of charge to help you make your own useful notes and revision resources. The club runs on a Wednesday and Thursday lunchtime.
Come and enjoy tabletop miniature war games either in the magical realms of the Age of Sigmar or in the 40th millennium in the far-flung future. Battle with armies from different factions and have fun! Bring your friends or make new friends that are into Warhammer too! Do not worry if you have no miniatures, there will be ones provided. The club runs every Tuesday lunchtime with Miss Scott in Room 23.
Dungeons and Dragons Club
Use your imagination and take on the role of magic wielding wizard, a holy cleric that can heal, a sneaky rogue or a tough fighter always at the front in any battle. Go on adventures with like-minded people, solve puzzles and fight a multitude of monsters. If you like Stranger Things or Big Bang theory, then this is for you. Don't worry if you don't know how to play you will be able to pick it up easily. We will also play some other types of games. The club runs every Thursday lunchtime with Miss Scott in Room 23.
Languages Culture Club
Run by Mr Turney, Ms Townsend and our student Language Ambassadors- come along to a fun-filled, vocabulary-packed cultural experience. You may want to learn some key phrases in a completely new language or brush up on some new vocabulary for a trip to a new country. Come to Room 29 every Thursday lunchtime.
KS3 Film Club
Who doesn’t love watching a good movie? Finally, you can do this with friends! We’ve got the wide projector screen in the library and a relaxed environment to make this a chilled experience at the end of the week. Free popcorn too! Every Friday in the Library.
Year 9 Dodgeball
Fancy some fun and exercise at the same time- combined with something a bit different? Well dodgeball is for you! The super-sporty Mr Embling is running the club. You can make your own team or come along, join in and make new friends. Every Tuesday lunchtime in the gym.
If you know your knight from your bishop or are a beginner, then please come and play chess. Chess is strategy game that increases your logic and decision-making skills as well as being a fun game to play. Every Friday lunchtime with Miss Scott in Room 23.
There’s a wide variety of music clubs available this term. Many are for beginners, so come along - all are welcome! Beginner Flute, Brass and Clarinet groups are limited in numbers as you will be given a free instrument until Christmas to try! What a fantastic chance to learn something new.
Beginner Flute and Brass on Monday lunchtime, Keyboard Club is after school Monday.
Beginner Clarinet, Violin and School Choir on Tuesday lunchtime.
Music Theory on Wednesday lunchtime and Grease Musical Band on Wednesday after school.
Concert Band 1 is after school on Thursday and Concert Band 2 on Thursday lunchtime.
Advanced Brass is on Friday lunchtime.
Sports Clubs (this term)
The PE Department have set up something different for each day at lunchtime and some after school clubs. Some clubs are popular sports like football and netball that you will be keen to pick back up. Other sports are new and exciting. There will be new and exciting sports on offer each term.
KS3 Girls’ Basketball, Year 9 Netball and Cheerleading– Monday. lunchtime, Supermarine Girls’ Rugby- Monday after school.
Year 7 and 8 Netball- Tuesday, Year 9 Dodgeball- Tuesday lunchtime
Badminton- Wednesday lunchtime.
U16 Netball- Thursday lunchtime, All Boys’ Football and Year 7 and 8 Rugby– Thursday after school.
Basketball Club and KS4 Darts Club- Friday lunchtime.
Whether you identify under the LGBTQ+ umbrella, are a proud ally, or genuinely just want to know more, you should feel empowered to stand alongside each other and say now is the time for inclusion and equality for all. Pride club is for absolutely everyone! We want to invite open discussions on relevant topics, educate each other on using the correct terminology and ensure each member of the student body encompasses the values and tolerance that lies at the heart of the school.
Monday Lunchtime in Room 35- KS4 Mrs May and West 1 –KS3 Mrs Duncan.
A chance to learn a range of coding languages and a try out coding for yourself. You can create your own worlds and programs too. There will also be coding games and challenges to complete.
Coding Club is every Wednesday lunchtime in Room 23.
KS4 Cake and Questions
Bella and Jon are here to discuss your questions, big and small about life the universe and everything. All views and opinions welcome. The cake is lovely too! Every Wednesday lunchtime in Room 35.
Years 7 and 8 - Philosophy Club
A lunchtime full of lively discussion and debate on a range of relevant topics and issues. All students in Years 7 and 8 are welcome. Every Wednesday lunchtime with Miss King in Room 26.
Mindfulness and Relaxation
Come and relax and unwind. We have meditation music on, glow lamps on and colouring and fidget toys to play with. Every week we have been discussing ways to deal with anxiety and how to relax. All students are welcome. KS3 runs on a Tuesday lunchtime and KS4 on a Thursday lunchtime in L6.
Maths Drop-in Club
A maths teacher will be on hand each week to help students catch up, do homework and revise. Every Wednesday lunchtime in Room 6.
Year 7 Drama Club has games, improvisation and scripted work - Monday lunchtimes, 12.40-1.10, run by Year 10 GCSE Drama students! This will be limited to the first 20 students here.
Year 9 Drama Club is after school on a Thursday in Room 1.
Year 9 and 10 Enterprise Club
Working on mini projects throughout the year, including the opportunity to sell products and help raise money for your House charities we are looking for Year 9 or Year 10 pupils to join us after school on Wednesdays. You will have the ability to implement a business idea from scratch, market it and work out the finances to enable you to (hopefully) turn a profit!
In business there are roles for everyone so whether you are shy or confident, creative or logical you will find your place in the team! Every Wednesday after school in West One with Mrs Duncan.
Year 8 and 9 Photography Club
Students at the club will be given projects to work on and will have their photographs professionally used for promotional events related to school. Whether you are looking to do GCSE Photography, have a personal interest and would like to take it up as a hobby or potential career this club is for you!
Every Thursday after school with Miss Hutchinson in Room 29. Sign up is required and a payment of £2.00 per session.
Year 7 and 8 Challenge Club
We are aiming to provide unique enrichment experiences outside of the curriculum that challenge and stretch our students. The club fosters and encourages creativity, innovation and aspiration. Every Wednesday after school.