Pastoral >> Extra Curricular Activities
After school activities provide enriching
opportunities to learn something new, extend particular skills beyond the
levels gained through the normal school curriculum, or to make new friends with
Activities are held each day after school each day and all
students will have an opportunity to spend some time after school engaged in a
club, society or activity designed to broaden their experience and improve
Students will have opportunities to participate in activities that
may be closely related to the subjects they study during the day, for example,
a sporting club such as tennis, badminton, netball or creative clubs such as
art, knitting, drama, cross stitch, chess, public speaking or computers, or may
open up a totally new experience as in the Duke of Edinburgh International
Award scheme or the DES Young Adventurers.
On occasions, teachers will organise visits to a place of interest
as a means of widening students’ knowledge and experience.
Times of activities.
Year 2 clubs begin each day at 12.30 PM. and end at 1.10 PM. Most Key Stage
2, 3 and 4 clubs begin straight after their school day and end at 2.45 PM.
Other clubs are offered with a later start and finish. Details are given when
clubs are advertised.
Students in Year 2 and Key Stage 2 can choose from a variety of activities
using the booklet which is sent out each term. The Activities Coordinator does
the utmost to make sure students are given preferred choices and this is on a
first come first served basis.
Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students make club choices during the first week of term
with the members of staff running the activities.
Students are expected to take at least 3 after school activities a
If you have an enquiry about after school activities, contact the
Head of Key Stage who will put you in touch with the Activities Coordinator.