The Extra-Curricular Activities

Year 7 Electives 

All Year 7 students participate in an Elective. Students currently. Choose from Sport (Hockey, Swimming, Rugby); Performing and Creative Arts or Outdoor Education (culminating in the JASS Award)

Sport and Healthy Current Clubs 


Table Tennis

Girls Rugby


Girls Football


Basketball 2.35-3.30 all years, 3.30 – 4.30 KS4


KS4 Fitness 



Games club

Every lunchtime in I4 and I5

Literacy and Oracy

Droylsden Debating Union

What? Debate motions and topical issues

When? Bi-monthly on Tuesdays 2.35-3.30

Where? I13 

Who? Open to Year 7 and Year 8 students (last year’s Y7)

Mr Clays-Jones and Mr Palmer


Tuesday Lunchtime – Origami Club

Wednesday Lunchtime – Mathletes Club (Y7-9)

Thursday and Friday Lunch – Maths Revision club (Y10&11) and Young Enterprise – Company program

Music clubs


Year 7 & 8 Ukulele group (P4)


Year 7 Vocal group (P4)


Year 7 & 8 Guitar group & Year 9 individual practice (P4)


Year 8 Band Practice & Year 9 individual practice (P4)


Year 7 & Keyboard group (P4)

After school



Performing Arts Club- P4


Year 7/8 Music Technology Club 


Music Theory (Year 9)



KS3 Art Club

Who? Y7 & 8

Where? I16

When? Wed 2:35 – 3:35pm

KS4 Drop in

Who? Y9, Y10, Y11

Where? Art Department

When? Thurs 2:35 -3:35pm


Robot Club (Year 8 from September)

The Food Club 

What? Post photos of what you are eating, beautiful pictures from the internet or things you’ve made

Who? Open to all students

Mrs Arnold


Sonic Screen (Mr & Mrs Jackson)

What? Explore the weird and wonderful world of music video, taking in multiple genres, classic cinematography and thought-provoking music across the decades.

Who? Students in Y10 and 11 and interested staff

Where and when: Tuesday M27 3:30 to 4:30pm

Chess Club (Mr. Burn)

What? Casual chess-games between peers, some coaching and tips

Who? Currently Yr7 only, however awaiting confirmation from Bill regarding Covid guidelines, whether this can be extended to other year groups. 

When? Every Thursday after school 2.40-3.30pm

Where? M15

Connect Club (Miss Fitzpatrick)

What? A space for LGBTQ+ students, allies, and those wishing to learn more about the community.

Who? Open to all students.

Where? Tuesday in the Library 2:35 to 3:30pm

Outdoor Education


What? The CCF contingent offers our students a unique and broad range of activities including: adventure training, community work, leadership and includes expeditions and field craft

Where?  Learning Zone

When?  Thursdays 2:35 to 3:35pm

Duke of Edinburgh

What? The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The awards recognise young people for completing a series of self-improvement exercises. 

When? After school 2.35pm every Tuesday  

Where?: Learning 

Who? Years 9 and 10