Extra Curriculars

Type
Name
Year Groups
Day
Time
STEM club
All
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 15, 2022
End Date
July 21, 2023
Teacher
Miss James and Mrs Finch
Subject/Faculty
Science
Location
64
Details
How to save the world! Looking at how to survive tsunamis, making sturdier skyscrapers and making plastic replacements from potatoes to tease but a few tasks. Students of any year or ability are welcome as we are going to help them gain a CREST award, which is an award that celebrates their success in STEM and their ability to work through problems.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Must attend a minimum of 6 sessions to qualify for the CREST award.
Equipment
None
Other
Welcoming students to attend their first session up until half term. After then, no newcomers. If students attended last year and got a CREST award they will be able to work toward the next level up. All YEAR GROUPS. We are also opening it up to sixth formers who want to work towards their Gold CREST award project throughout the year.
Dance club
9
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
March 1, 2023
Teacher
Mrs Gentle
Subject/Faculty
Dance
Location
Dance studio
Details
A fun and inspiring dance club for anyone to attend. Dance styles will vary from Contemporary, to street dance and even some fusions of other styles ie jazz, bollywood etc. Students will also get a taser for GCSE Dance if they decide to do the course next year. There will be a show in March that students may wish to perform in.
Sign Up
Must sign up by adding name to list on the door at the dance studio or by emailing emma.gentle@redborne.com
Attendance
Must attend every week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Badminton Mixed
All
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Haxell
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
Sports Hall
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Football Boys
11
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Maddox
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
3G
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from year 11. Competitive fixtures will be organised throughout the year with the team being entered into the district, county and national competitions.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Football Girls
All
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Birkett
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
3G
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years. Competitive fixtures will be organsied throughout the year with the team being entered into the district, county and national competitions.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Table tennis Mixed
All
Tue
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Scutt
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
Sports Hall
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Football Boys
9
Tue
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Stevens
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
3G
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from year 9. Competitive fixtures will be organised throughout the year with the team being entered into the district, county and national competitions.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Trampolining (Week B only) Mixed
All
Tue
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 20, 2022
End Date
Jan. 31, 2023
Teacher
Mrs Grainger and Mrs Jones
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
South Gym
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and learn routines with help from PE staff.
Sign Up
Sign up-only 18 places. Email lynda.haxell@redborne.com
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Basketball Mixed
All
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Maddox and Mr Scutt
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
Sports hall
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Football Boys
10
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
10
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Day
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
3G
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from year 10. Competitive fixtures will be organsied throughout the year with the team being entered into the district, county and national competitions.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Netball Mixed
All
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Day
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
MUGA Hard courts
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Hockey Mixed
All
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Grainger
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
MUGA astro
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Fitness club Mixed
All
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Middleton
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
South fitness suite
Details
Recreational club, where you can use the equipment in the fitness suite to get fitter, stronger and improve your mental health
Sign Up
Just turn up to South School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Redborne Dance company (Week B)
Invitation only
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
Invitation only
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
March 1, 2023
Teacher
Mrs Gentle
Subject/Faculty
Dance
Location
Dance studio
Details
is a stretch and challenge programme for GCSE/ A;level dance students chosen to attend. They will work with external practitioners in a variety and styles and represent the school at various events and shows across the year.
Sign Up
Invitation
Attendance
Compulsory to attend every session.
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Volleyball Mixed
All
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Grimaldi
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
Sports Hall
Details
Recreational club, where you can practice skills and play games against students from all years.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Hockey fixtures Mixed
All
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Grainger
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
MUGA astro
Details
Competitive fixtures against local schools.
Sign Up
Just turn up to North School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Fitness club Mixed
All
Fri
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Fri
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Middleton
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
South fitness suite
Details
Recreational club, where you can use the equipment in the fitness suite to get fitter, stronger and improve your mental health
Sign Up
Just turn up to South School changing rooms
Attendance
Drop in and out any week
Equipment
P.E Kit
Other
Ask your PE teacher if you need any more details
Scalextric club (Week B)
All
Tue
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Design Technology
Location
85
Details
Design, build and race your own slot cars
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Design Technology NEA coursework club
11 & 12 & 13
Mon Tue Wed Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon Tue Wed Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
11 & 12 & 13
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Design Technology
Location
87
Details
Dedicated time to work on your NEA work in school with a teacher
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Arkwright Support
11
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Design Technology
Location
87
Details
Support for students applying for Arkwright scholarships
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
iMedia club
10,11,12,13
Tue
3.15pm-4.30pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.30pm
Year Groups
10,11,12,13
Start Date
Sept. 20, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Tillett
Subject/Faculty
Creative iMedia
Location
103
Details
Support for students to catch up
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Wargames club
All
Thu
3.15pm-4.30pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.30pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Creative iMedia
Location
103
Details
Intro into basic miniature games/board games etc
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
The Great Redborne Bake Off
9
Tue
3.15pm-4.45pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.45pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Nov. 1, 2022
End Date
April 1, 2023
Teacher
Mrs Williams
Subject/Faculty
Food
Location
91
Details
Make a series of bakes with the support of your peers and a teacher. Ingredients will be required.
Sign Up
Sign up by getting a letter from the Food classroom (90/91) and return it signed by your parent/carer
Attendance
You must aim to commit to attend every session (unless agreed in advance with Ms Williamsthat you will be absent for a session for a genuine reason) as the teacher needs to plan the sessions in advance. There are only 20 places.
Equipment
The ingredients in the recipe book which you will be given on signing up.
Other
Graphics Catch up club
10,11,12,13
Wed Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
10,11,12,13
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Lloyd/Mrs Budd
Subject/Faculty
Graphics
Location
99
Details
An opportunity to gain extra support from a teacher to catch up with GCSE and A Level work . Access to the internet and all equipment and resources available in classroom or on google classroom
Sign Up
Turn up or be invited verbally and via email
Attendance
Aim to attend every week if they are behind with their project, or need extra help completing a current/homework task due
Equipment
Their project work and necessary designing equipment
Other
Textiles Club
9 & 10
Wed
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9 & 10
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Lang
Subject/Faculty
Fashion and Textiles
Location
92/93
Details
Various projects throughout the year, starting with costumes for Beauty & the Beast
Sign Up
Sign up - ask Textiles Teacher to add your name to the list - will be told if / when full
Attendance
Come every week for the duration of the project
Equipment
None
Other
Fashion Coursework catch up
All
Mon Wed Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon Wed Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss O'Keeffe (Mon) and Mrs Lang (Wed/Thu)
Subject/Faculty
Fashion and Textiles
Location
Mon 93, Wed/Thu 92
Details
Time after school with a teacher to work on coursework
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
Your work!
Other
Aim to attend a session if you miss a lesson
Computer Science Revision sessions
11
Tue
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Oct. 4, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Ms Lewis
Subject/Faculty
Computer Science
Location
104
Details
Supporting students with theory content
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
Art GCSE catch up club
10 & 11
Tue Wed Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue Wed Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
10 & 11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Art
Location
97
Details
Support for students to catch up with coursework
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Business Studies Revision sessions
10 & 11
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
10 & 11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss O'Keeffe
Subject/Faculty
Business studies
Location
93
Details
In the lead up to end of unit tests and exams, bring your book and text book to the classroom after school to revise, and with the teacher there you can get help with any questions you have.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
Your folder and a textbook from your business classroom.
Other
Aim to attend a session if you miss a lesson, and when you want help revising for an upcoming test
Languages Homework study club
10 & 11
Mon
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
10 & 11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Crossley
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
26
Details
Do your MFL homework in the classroom where there are all the resources and a teacher to help.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
French GCSE listening and reading skills
11
Tue
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Crossley
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
26 (Tue), 25 (Fri)
Details
An opportunity to improve your French listening and reading skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
Spanish GCSE Listening and Reading skills
11
Tue
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Bennett
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
20
Details
An opportunity to improve your Spanish listening and reading skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
German GCSE listening and reading skills
11
Mon
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Esler
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
24
Details
An opportunity to improve your German listening and reading skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
German GCSE writing and speaking skills
11
Thu
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Abery
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
27
Details
An opportunity to improve your German writing and speaking skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
Spanish GCSE writing and speaking skills
11
Thu
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Crespi
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
20
Details
An opportunity to improve your Spanish writing and speaking skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
French GCSE writing and speaking skills
11
Fri
3.15pm-4pm
Details
Days
Fri
Time
3.15pm-4pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Shaw
Subject/Faculty
MFL
Location
25
Details
An opportunity to improve your French writing and speaking skills with help from a teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
Cultural appreciation club
All
Wed
3.10pm-4pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.10pm-4pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Prasannan
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
52
Details
Discuss how we can improve education of culture in school, create activities for students and staff to partake in, write segments about culture for the newsletter, plus lots more!
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out.
Equipment
None
Other
EPQ club
9
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Sept. 29, 2022
End Date
May 1, 2023
Teacher
Miss Hunt and Miss Waters
Subject/Faculty
English
Location
73
Details
EPQ or the Extended Project Qualification Level 2 is an opportunity for Year 9 students to explore a topic or project they are passionate about. Normally linked to English, students are encouraged to write original pieces, research historical events/figures, create radio plays and generally, just immerse themselves into a passion project. Alongside reflective paperwork, their time, effort and end product earns them a qualification.
Sign Up
Come to the session AT LUNCH TIME on the 29th September in order to sign up. If you cannot make this, we can take late entries up to 13/10, by coming to see us during a break time or after school (not during a Thursday session).
Attendance
Must attend every week - a calendar of sessions will be available for time management. Some sessions are taught and some will be independent work.
Equipment
None
Other
Week to week you might be asked to prepare something for the following week, but you will be given notice and help with this by the teachers.
Year 9 Drama Club
9
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Sept. 26, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Riding & Mr Francis
Subject/Faculty
Drama
Location
Drama studio
Details
A fun space for year 9's to engage and expand on their drama knowledge whilst getting to know their peers
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Can drop in and out
Equipment
None
Other
Jazz Band
Invitation only
Mon
3.10pm-4.30pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.10pm-4.30pm
Year Groups
Invitation only
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Price
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The Jazz Band is the school's flagship ensemble, playing a range of function band music from jazz standards through to big band arrangements of songs by the likes of Bruno Mars. Aside from school concerts, the Jazz Band also performs at Ampthill Proms in front of thousands of people every year.
Sign Up
By invitation. Students should first come to another group, such as Wind Band, to get used to the playing in a music department ensemble, then they will be invited to join the Jazz Band when there is a place available for them. Some roles, e.g. singers, a
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
Flute choir
All
Tue
8:30am-9:00am
Details
Days
Tue
Time
8:30am-9:00am
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 13, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Jaggers
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 94
Details
The flute choir is, as the name suggests, specifically for flute players. Weekly rehearsals lead to Performs in school concerts.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their flute.
Other
Orchestra
Invitation only
Tue
3.10pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.10pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
Invitation only
Start Date
Sept. 13, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Capello/Mr Price
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The orchestra plays a range of music from classical repertoire to musical theatre and film music medleys. Students who play woodwind, brass, string or percussion instruments work together to play as an ensemble.
Sign Up
By invitation.
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
Students should first come to another group to get used to the playing in a music department ensemble, then they will be invited to join the orchestra when there is a place available for them. Typically, string players are invited to join as soon as they start at the school, as they can then stay for string orchestra straight after as well. String players should also consider staying for string orchestra after orchestra if they are able to.
String orchestra
All
Tue
4.15pm-4.50pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
4.15pm-4.50pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 13, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Perry
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The string orchestra is a group focused solely on the string family of instruments (violin, viola, cello and double bass) and plays in all school concerts, plus at the school's open evening every September.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
String players can (should!) come to orchestra before the string orchestra rehearsal and take part in both groups.
Choir
All
Wed
Lunch break
Details
Days
Wed
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 14, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Sandison/Ms Draycott
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 96
Details
The school choir is open to all students in all year groups and is a relaxed choir performing a mixture of popular music and musical theatre tunes. The choir performs in school concerts and also outside of school, for example at Center Parcs' Winter Wonderland event.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
None
Other
Make sure you eat lunch at morning break, or arrive to the club straight away with something easy to eat so that you have time to eat before the club starts.
Chamber Choir
Invitation only
Thu
Lunch break
Details
Days
Thu
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
Invitation only
Start Date
Sept. 15, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Bottone
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 96
Details
The chamber choir is for more advanced singers; those who have singing lessons and/or can sight-sing. The music is typically in 4 parts (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) and can be more challenging than the music performed in the school choir. If you are interested in joining but not sure if you can, please speak to Mr Price.
Sign Up
By invitation - students will be invited by their singing teacher if they have one or by Mr Price if they do not but are able to join the group.
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
None
Other
Make sure you eat lunch at morning break, or arrive to the club straight away with something easy to eat so that you have time to eat before the club starts.
Percussion group
All
Thu
Lunch break
Details
Days
Thu
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 15, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Howard
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
The Glennie Room
Details
The percussion group caters for percussionists but also students who have no prior experience playing an instrument - keyboard skills are helpful though, as the group generally plays tuned percussion (and the layout of notes is the same). The group performs in school concerts to showcase what they have worked on.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
None
Other
Make sure you eat lunch at morning break, or arrive to the club straight away with something easy to eat so that you have time to eat before the club starts.
Wind band
All
Thu
3.10pm-4pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.10pm-4pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 15, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Sandison
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The wind band offers all woodwind, brass and percussion players the chance to play in a group, typically playing band arrangements of film music, musical theatre songs and popular music. Students often start off in the wind band before joining the jazz band (but, of course, we like them to come to both when they have made that step up!).
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
Students who play brass instruments should also stay after Wind Band to attend the Brass Band if they are able to.
Brass band
All
Thu
4pm-4.30pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
4pm-4.30pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 15, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Router
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The brass band caters for students who play brass instruments (trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, tenor horn, French horn, trombone, baritone, euphonium, tuba etc.) and performs small-ensemble music in school concerts.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
Students attending Brass Band should also come to Wind Band before if they are able to.
Guitar group
All
Fri
Lunch break
Details
Days
Fri
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 16, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Capello
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 95
Details
The guitar group is open to all students, regardless of experience. Complete beginners play alongside students with years of experience to create a fantastic overall sound. Performs in school concerts feature a mixture of rock and pop with more traditional pieces.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
The music department has some guitars which can be borrowed, but if students would prefer to use their own they are very welcome to.
Other
Make sure you eat lunch at morning break, or arrive to the club straight away with something easy to eat so that you have time to eat before the club starts.
Advanced strings
All
Tue
Lunch break
Details
Days
Tue
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 13, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Run by sixth form students (contact Mr Price if you are interested)
Subject/Faculty
Music
Location
Room 96
Details
The advanced string group is a student-led ensemble, typically run by and for sixth form students. This group requires student leadership and enough advanced (Grade 6+) string players. Students interested in this group should discuss with Mr Price.
Sign Up
Contact Mr Price if you are interested.
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
Their instrument.
Other
The advanced string group have recently started rehearsing as a student-led trio. Historically this has been a sixth form-only group, however if you play a string instrument and are grade 5 standard or above and would like to join this group, please speak to Mr Price.
English Homework club
All
Wed
3.20pm-4.20pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.20pm-4.20pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 21, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Various English teachers
Subject/Faculty
English
Location
73
Details
An hour every week when you can do your English homework with access to a computer and an English teacher
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
English Power Hour
10 & 11
Wed
3.20pm-4.20pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.20pm-4.20pm
Year Groups
10 & 11
Start Date
Sept. 21, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Various English teachers
Subject/Faculty
English
Location
72
Details
Skills practice and revision for English GCSEs
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out, come whenever needed.
Equipment
None
Other
Chess club
All
Tue
Lunch break
Details
Days
Tue
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 27, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Maley
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
35
Details
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
Just your lunch!
Other
We will be making a team to compete again this year (potentially 2 with the right numbers) There are online tournaments outside of school hours too, for more information, see Miss Maley
Maths homework club
All
Tue
3.20pm-4.20pm
Details
Days
Tue
Time
3.20pm-4.20pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 27, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Various Maths Teachers
Subject/Faculty
Maths
Location
49
Details
"Maths teacher always present Student led but teacher will help with anything you are stuck on Can bring your homework to do or grab a book and do some revision Access to the internet if you struggle with this at home "
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
Any work or topic you would like support with.
Other
Cipher challenge
All
Thu
3.20pm-4.20pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.20pm-4.20pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 29, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Maley
Subject/Faculty
Maths
Location
49
Details
All year groups are welcome but does get challenging very quickly so be prepared!
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Most weeks
Equipment
None
Other
"Online club - Parallel - Problem solving & online workshops "
All
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Anytime
Details
Days
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Time
Anytime
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 5, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Maths
Location
Online. www.parallel.org.uk Request a code from the teacher to sign up.
Details
offers a weekly maths problem sheet, known as a Parallelogram offers a live online maths circles, where students can learn from some of the best maths educators in the world offers programmes tailored to each age group, from 9 to 18 years old awards certificates and diplomas to students who complete Parallelograms and attend Maths Circles
Sign Up
Online. www.parallel.org.ukRequest a code from the teacher to sign up.
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
None
Other
Senior maths challenge practice
12 & 13
Thu
Lunch break
Details
Days
Thu
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
12 & 13
Start Date
Sept. 22, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Maley
Subject/Faculty
Maths
Location
35
Details
6th formers seem to panic about taking part in the SMC This is not compulsory, just an opportunity to try some questions together Please do not attend this for maths specific help, it is for the SMC only
Sign Up
Contact Miss Maley if you are interested
Attendance
Every week
Equipment
None
Other
Maths Year 11 Revision
11
Thu
3.20pm-4.20pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.20pm-4.20pm
Year Groups
11
Start Date
Jan. 5, 2023
End Date
None
Teacher
Various Maths teachers
Subject/Faculty
Maths
Location
Multiple Rooms
Details
Exam revision at different grade levels. There will be posters in each maths classroom and students will be told about where to go each Thursday for maths revision in January.
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Year 9 Art Club
9
Mon
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Mon
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
9
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
None
Subject/Faculty
Art
Location
97
Details
We will initially be making props and painting some of the set for the 'Beauty and the Beast Production'. We will then be running workshops experimenting with a variety of media and techniques including: Gelli printing, painting, collage and acrylic jewellery.
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Couch to 5k
All
Wed
3.10pm - 4pm
Details
Days
Wed
Time
3.10pm - 4pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Nov. 2, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Luck
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
Geography Huts
Details
This is for any student or member of staff who would like to get running. Whether you have never run before or just want to get more active, this plan is a great way to get fitter and healthier. All levels and year groups are welcome and we can adapt our running plans to suit you.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
You can attend every week or drop in and out
Equipment
PE kit, trainers. bottle of water
Other
Public Speaking & Debate Club
All
Thu
3.15pm-4.15pm
Details
Days
Thu
Time
3.15pm-4.15pm
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Sept. 12, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Murdoch
Subject/Faculty
English
Location
75
Details
Students improve their written and oracy skills by writing speeches, debating opinions weekly. We enter national competitions with the ESU & THE PPC.
Sign Up
None
Attendance
None
Equipment
None
Other
Karaoke Singing Lunchtime Club
All
Mon
Lunch break
Details
Days
Mon
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Nov. 7, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Murdoch
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
75
Details
Just because... why not....
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
None
Other
Chill out club
All
Tue Thu
Tuesday Early Break, Thursday Late Break
Details
Days
Tue Thu
Time
Tuesday Early Break, Thursday Late Break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Nov. 1, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Ms Waters
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
77
Details
Get away from your screens and enjoy a quiet environment to read, play board games or do a jigsaw. Chillllllll......!
Sign Up
Turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
None
Other
Chill out read and doodle club
All
Fri
Lunch break
Details
Days
Fri
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Oct. 7, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mrs Lloyd
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
98
Details
Celebrate the end of the week and enjoy a quiet space at lunchtimes to do some reading or drawing
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
Your favourite book or current book you are reading, anything you'd like to draw with, or you can use what is in the room
Other
Lunchtime basketball Mixed
All
Wed
Lunch break
Details
Days
Wed
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Oct. 5, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Scutt
Subject/Faculty
PE
Location
North sports hall
Details
Come along for some friendly fun and games! :-)
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
PE Kit
Other
Lunchtime reading club
All
Wed Thu
Lunch break
Details
Days
Wed Thu
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Oct. 20, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Dr. Ferguson
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
Room 80
Details
A quiet space to enjoy a good book while eating your lunch.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
Drop in and out
Equipment
Just a book to read
Other
You must tidy the room at the end, not leaving any rubbish behind. Week A Wednesday, Week B Thursday
Sign language club
All
Mon
Lunch break
Details
Days
Mon
Time
Lunch break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Nov. 14, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Mr Belcher
Subject/Faculty
None
Location
81
Details
Mr Belcher (who is not a teacher but works in our office team) is currently learning sign language, and has offered to deliver short sessions every Monday lunchtime to teach others what he has learned each week. If you know sign language, you are also welcome to run a session one week. This is a nice opportunity to learn some basic sign language in a friendly environment.
Sign Up
Sign up. Only 10 places available. Please knock on the data office door (round by science) during break or lunch to tell Mr Belcher you'd like to sign up, and he will add you to the list.
Attendance
Set programme to attend every week
Equipment
Pen, paper
Other
No previous knowledge necessary, but if you do know some sign language, you are still welcome! Bring a packed lunch with you, however, it can be a little tricky to eat while signing! Maybe consider eating your lunch during morning breaks on Mondays, and have your snack during the sign language session. Arrive promptly for the session to start at 1.45pm.
Business Projects Club (Week B)
All
Fri
Lunch Break
Details
Days
Fri
Time
Lunch Break
Year Groups
All
Start Date
Nov. 11, 2022
End Date
None
Teacher
Miss Jones
Subject/Faculty
Business Studies
Location
18
Details
Come and get involved in business challenges and projects to improve your enterprise skills! This is open to all students, you do not need to be studying Business Studies GCSE to attend.
Sign Up
Just turn up
Attendance
You can drop in and out
Equipment
None
Other