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Clubs and activities

Whether you’re a budding scientist, musician or actor, there is a club for you at the Academy. Clubs don't just revolve around sports and performing arts either with a wide range of exciting activities available for everyone all happening under one roof!

Club

Year group

Staff

Day and time

Location

Senior drama club

Year 9,10 and11

Kelly/Kathryn

Monday: 2.45pm-4.00pm

Drama studio

Boys football

Year 9

P Harris

Monday: after school

PE

Girls rugby

Years 7 and 8 girls

S Clarke

Monday: after school

PE

Rowing Club

Everyone

P Harris

Monday: after school

Activity hall

ETwinning club

Everyone

I Kell

Monday: after school and every lunchtime

B3/D3

Boys street dance

All boys

Brodie

Mondays 4-5pm

Dance Studio

Girls commercial dance

All girls

Brodie

Mondays 5-6pm

Dance Studio

Guitar club Everyone D Robson Monday: 3.00-3.45pm C12

Piano club

Everyone

D Robson

Tuesday: 3.45 – 4.30pm

C3

Boys rugby

Years 7 , 8 and 9

S Clarke

Tuesday: after school

PE

Choir

Everyone

R Judson

Tuesday: lunchtime

Wednesday 2.45 -3.30pm

C1

Samba drums

 Everyone

D Robson

Tuesday 3.00-3.45pm

Performance hall

Dance performance group

All – limited places

Z Peel

Tuesday: after school

Dance studio

Year 7 drama club

Year 7

Kelly/Kathryn

Tuesday: 2.45pm-4.00pm

Drama studio

Spelling club

Years 7,8 and 9

Miss Fearon

Tuesday: after school

A70

Girls football

Year 7, 8 and 9

J Murray

Tuesday: after school

PE

Mathletes (homework club)

Year 7 and 8 and 9

R Marshall

W Daws

Tuesday: after school

B68

STEM club

Years 7, 8, 9 and 10

R Eddy

Tuesday: after school

TBC

Reading club

Year 7 and 8

K Pounder

Tuesday: after school

A61

Art club

KS3

K Weighill

Tuesday: after school

A25

Table tennis

Everyone

P Vaudrey

Tuesdays: after school

Sports hall

Spotlight/journalism

Everyone

Miss Smith

Tuesday: after school

A72

Creative writing club

Everyone

O Farrell

Tuesday: after school

A57

Media club

Everyone

B Booth

Tuesday: after school

A53

Graphics club

Everyone

Ms Gunn

Tuesdays: after school

A27

Harry Potter Club

Everyone

Mrs Sharpe

Wed lunch

Week A early,

Week B late

B45

Year 7 choir

Year 7

 

Wednesday lunchtime

C1

Chess club

Everyone

W Daws

Wednesday lunchtime – first lunch

B73

Brass quintet

Everyone

D Robson

Wednesday: 2.45-4pm

Practice room

String group

Everyone

C Sellars

Wednesday: 2.45-3.3.30pm

C3

Chamber choir

Everyone

R Judson

Wednesday: after school

C1

Year 8 drama club

Year 8

Kelly/Kathryn

Wednesday: 2.45pm-4.00pm

Drama studio

Dodgeball

Everyone

P Harris

Wednesday: after school

Sports hall

Gymnastics

Year 7 and 8

L Usher

Wednesday: after school

PE

Steel band

Years 10 and 11

D Robson
W Harrison

Thursday: 3-4pm

Perf hall

Steel band

Years 7, 8 and 9

D Robson

W Harrison

Thursday: 2.45-3.3.30pm

Perf hall

School cheer leading squad

All (but auditioned end of September)

Z Peel

Thursday: after school

Dance studio

Netball

Year 7, 8 and 9 girls

L Mason

Thursday: after school

Sports hall

Backstage club

Everyone

G Spence

Thursday: 2.45-3.3.45pm

C9/PH

Open mic

Everyone (sign up on POD)

D Robson

Friday break

Dining Hall

Basketball

Everyone boys

D Mann

Friday: after school

Sports hall

Concert band

All woodwind and brass players

D Robson

W Harrison

T Mortimer

V Bates

Friday: 2.45 - 3.30pm

C3

Art club

KS4

C Darling

J Gunn

Everyday: after school

B6, A27

Use of library – computers and tables

Everyone

A Calvert

Everyday until 4pm (or 3.30 on Fridays)

LRC

Theatre school

Everyone

Kelly/Kathryn

Saturday: 10am-1pm

Perf hall

Cricket

Everyone

E Elstob

Z Peel

TBC

PE

Debating club

Years 9, 10 and 11

L Baker

TBC

A29

Cheerleading club

Everyone

Z Peel

TBC - once a fortnight: lunchtime

Dance studio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chess club

Playing chess encourages self-assessment, healthy competition and teamwork. It is an excellent activity to make use of your free time. Playing chess will develop focus, discipline, strategic thinking and concentration. 

Cricket club

Whether you already play for a club or you are a complete beginner cricket club is for everyone and anyone. Come along and give it a try!

Drama

Come along and join drama club a great place to enjoy great company, play drama games, create, devise and be a part of a performance and generally have fun. What can be better than that?

Newspaper club

Our school magazine Spotlight is written entirely by students! Come along to practice your journalistic skills and be a part of the creative team!

Spelling club

Spelling club is the fun and exciting way to learn your spellings and be challenged by weekly bees. Come and join the team!

STEM club

STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) club is a place  to try new things where you decide what the activities are, from  Lava lamps to screaming jelly babies and photoshop to formula 1, there’s something for everyone! Come along join the fun, learn new things and see the importance of STEM subjects!

Reading club

Do you love to read? Do you want to know which books will make you want to read more?  Then reading club is the place for you! Everyone is welcome to come along!

Backstage club

The backstage club will meet once a week after school to give students a chance to learn how to use the sound and lighting equipment in the performance hall and also the school’s recording studio. If any students want to be involved backstage in school shows and concerts they will have to show a lot of commitment and a willingness to give up their spare time to attend technical rehearsals. If enough interest is shown we will also look at the technology the school uses in recording and filming performances