Co-curricular Clubs

Our co-curricular programme is designed to provide students with access to a broader set of skills that go beyond those in the national curriculum. Students have the opportunity to learn new skills and interests and develop these by choosing co-curricular activities that best suit their needs during our weekly co-curricular timetable.

  • Year 7 Options

    Just Dance

    Maximum 30 students to perform Just Dance routines together. Must take part actively or risk losing your place.

     

    Sport, teamwork

     

    Cricket

    Maximum 40 students. Not selective but must take part actively or risk losing your place.

    Sport, teamwork

    Girls Basketball

    Selected by Ms Lulham – girls only due to needing to prepare for fixtures.

    Sport, teamwork

     

    Rounders

    Open to all with 60 students maximum. Must take part actively otherwise you could lose your place.

    Sport, teamwork

    Tennis

    Selected by Mr Sparks for fixtures.

    Sport, teamwork

    Cooking Club

    (Max 15) Creating a range of easy, healthy meals/snacks to help build confidence when cooking for themselves at home. You will need to bring ingredients to do this.

    Food

    Wellbeing

    Select students chosen. Invite only. You cannot choose this if you are not a part of this activity already.

    Wellbeing, English and numeracy

    Singing

    Open to all, need to be prepared to use voice! 

    Music

    Creative Writing

    Learn an exciting variety of new techniques including blackout poetry, narrative writing and script writing and many more.

    English, drama

    Journalism

    Practice and produce news reports on topics that interest you.

    English, Journalism and any interests

  • Year 8 & 9 Options

    Just Dance

    Maximum 30 students to perform Just Dance routines together. Must take part actively or risk losing your place.

     

    Sport, teamwork

     

    Cricket

    Maximum 40 students. Not selective but must take part actively or risk losing your place.

    Sport, teamwork

    Girls Basketball

    Selected by Ms Lulham – girls only due to needing to prepare for fixtures.

    Sport, teamwork

     

    Rounders

    Open to all with 60 students maximum. Must take part actively otherwise you could lose your place.

    Sport, teamwork

    Tennis

    Selected by Mr Sparks for fixtures.

    Sport, teamwork

    Running Club

    Available to students of all abilities, especially less confident runners. Great chance to confidence for beginners.

    Sport, wellbeing

    Intro to Film Club

    Access to a resource with a range of short film resources which students will be able to study and analyse in their lesson.

    Drama, English, PSHE

    Nature Club​

    Making fat seed balls, investigating the eco system we are in, possibly some photographing our environment​

    Science, working with animals, geography

    Letters of kindness

    Writing short letters each week to people who live in homes to brighten their day. 

    Writing, English, Friendship

    Dark Room Photography

    Develop photography skills with the expertise of a Sixth Former.

    Photography

    Short Stories

    Read and discuss short stories from different authors then replicate them in their style which allows the student to consider their world through the authors lens.

    English

    Journalism

    Practice and produce news reports on topics that interest you.

    English, Journalism and any interests

    Singing

    Open to all, need to be prepared to use voice! 

    Music

    Reading club

    Some students will be invited to this automatically to provide literacy support. It is also open to a small number of other students who love to read and discuss books. Year 8 only

    English

    Wellbeing

    Select students chosen. Invite only. You cannot choose this if you are not a part of this activity already.

    Wellbeing, English and numeracy

  • Year 10 & 11 Options

    Running Club

    Available to all abilities, especially less confident runners.

    Sport, fitness and wellbeing.

    Debating 

     

    Debating current affairs 

     

    English, Sociology, psychology, politics, RS 

    Craft/photography intervention

    Completing a project as part of a national craft project competition. Photography students can also use this time to work on their GCSE. Craft is available to all KS4 students.

    Art, photography

    Chess

    Learn to play chess. Open to all experience levels.

    Maths, team games

    Codebreakers

    Discover the secrets of breaking coded messages. Learn from famous codes how to devise your own secret messages. 

    English, Maths and problem solving

    Journalism

    Practice and produce news reports on topics that interest you.

    English, Journalism and any interests (e.g. sport/music)

    Singing

    Open to all, need to be prepared to use voice! 

    Music

    Warhammer

    Our Sixth Form experts will guide you through the medieval strategy game to compete with your peers.

    History, teamwork

    Year 10 and Year 11 specific

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    Interventions or sports