Extra-Time

ExtraTime clubs are run by teachers or external coaches for a duration of ten weeks starting in Terms 1, 3 and 5. Students can sign up to these clubs by completing the booking form on this page and paying via ParentPay. If oversubscribed, priority will be given to those who have done both of these things.

Autumn Term clubs will start on Friday 20th September 2024. Please sign up by 8am Wednesday 11th September. If a club is oversubscribed by this date, then names will be drawn from a hat. Please assume that your child has a place, we will only contact you if not.

Please let us know if your child will be absent for more than two weeks in a row.
See our FAQs at the bottom of the page and, if you have any further questions, please contact Mrs Bissett at [email protected].

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THE CLUB PROGRAMME

Meet our fabulous coaches. Click on their image to find out about them.

ART CLUB

Art is a form of freedom of expression which is the main theme of Art Club.  Come and learn some fun skills with a local artist, Cally Bond, that will help you find your voice through art. All materials are included. Everyone is welcome.

ART (open to all) Tuesday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Cally Bond - Art

BADMINTON

Join our qualified badminton coach, Mustafa Raee, to develop skills and game play in this supportive and developmental badminton club. You will work on a variety of shots including clears, smashes, drop shots and serves. You will learn the tactics of both doubles and singles. Open to all.

BADMINTON (Years 7/8) Thursday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions
BADMINTON (Years 9-13) Thursday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Mustafa Raee - Badminton

COOKERY

Work in a sociable, supportive and safe environment to create a delicious supper. Liz Jones will guide you through the cooking process teaching you lifelong skills along the way. You will then sit down to eat with everyone and enjoy your main course and dessert together. The price includes all ingredients. Everyone is welcome.

Numbers are limited at this club.

COOKERY (open to all) Tuesday 3.30-5.00 £70 for 10 sessions

Liz Jones – Cookery

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION

Work with a musician from Community Albums, who have a passion for giving people a voice and creating positive change in the lives of individuals. You will work on our digital production software using vocals and/or instruments to produce your own songs.

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 3.20-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 4.15-5.15 £35 for 10 sessions

Community Albums – Digital Music Production

HOCKEY

Work with highly experienced coach Carol Hicks to develop your skills, tactics and game play on our astroturf pitch. Carol focusses on coaching through the game so be prepared for a good run around after a long week at school! All levels are welcome.

HOCKEY (open to all) Friday 3.20-4.30 £35 for 10 sessions

Carol Hicks – Hockey

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION

For budding fashion enthusiasts who want to foster their creativity and understand more about the fashion industry. Explore the captivating world of fashion and delve into fabrics, fashion design, trend, history, and sustainability with an opportunity to create simple fashion projects and gain insights into fashion careers. Explore these topics through weekly interactive projects such as upcycling, fashion design, fabric construction and fabric dyeing.

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION (open to all) Friday 3.20-4.30 £35 for 10 sessions

Heather Delaney - Introduction to Fashion

KARATE & SELF PROTECTION

In this engaging session you will gain insight into the basic skills needed to keep yourself safe in a variety of situations. Additionally, these skills will extend to learning how to hit pads, grapple with a partner, practice throws with a partner and problem solve in a variety of ways. No experience needed. You will wear your school PE kit.

KARATE & SELF PROTECTION (aimed at girls) Thursday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Jack Heritage – Karate & Self Protection

LAMDA

(The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) 

The aim of LAMDA is to provide the opportunity to improve self-expression, self-assurance and, most importantly, have fun. The students work towards a qualification in the Autumn & Spring terms for which they take an exam at the end of Term 4. Starting in September, students are expected to commit to both of these blocks as they are part of a group play. In the Summer term we are able to take new students again to work on drama exercises and games to develop drama skills.

LAMDA (Year 7) Tuesday 3.30-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions
LAMDA (Year 8) Tuesday 3.30-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions
LAMDA (Years 9) Tuesday 4.15-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions
LAMDA (Years 10) Tuesday 4.15-5.15 £35 for 10 sessions

Pippa Phillips – LAMDA
Miss Elvin - LAMDA

ORIENTEERING

Come and test your outdoor skills, stamina and knowledge on our new Orienteering course around the fields. Students will take part in physical and mental challenges in each session involving preparation, teamwork, fitness and problem solving all while having fun in group situations. We will use the course to learn and improve map-reading skills but also link this to the wider outdoor environment both locally, around the UK and internationally. Bring your PE kit, and a raincoat if the weather looks wet!

ORIENTEERING (Years 7-9) Wednesday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Mr White – Orienteering

ORIGAMI

Origami (paper folding) is a skill which helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. Yen Yang will guide you through this traditional Japanese art fold by fold and progress your skills week by week. Everyone will have fun learning this skill and creating something beautiful to take home. All material provided. You will love it.

ORIGAMI (open to all) Thursday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Yen-Yang Co – Origami

POTTERY

Using our pottery wheels, would you like to have a go at making your own pots, or hand-building clay to create your own pottery masterpiece? During the club Cally will teach you the skills, and work with you to realise your ideas. Items can be fired in our school kiln for you to take home. All materials will be provided.

POTTERY (Open to all) Monday 3.20-4.45pm £70 for 10 sessions

Carolyn Bond – Pottery

SQUASH CLUB

Coaching sessions in the squash courts with our highly qualified and experienced squash coach Jason Varrie. Learn this fast paced game where strength, agility, co-ordination and split second decision making are all necessary. Jason will develop your skills through drills and game play. This club is for both beginners and more experienced players and has small class numbers.

SQUASH (Years 7-9) Wednesday 3.20-4.00 £35 for 10 sessions
SQUASH (Years 7-9) Wednesday 4.00-4.40 £35 for 10 sessions
SQUASH (Year 10-13) Wednesday 4.40-5.20 £35 for 10 sessions
SQUASH (Year 10-13) Wednesday 5.20-6.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Jason Varrie – Squash

TABLE TENNIS

Play on our 6 high-quality table tennis tables in the gym join our newly qualified coach Rod. No matter what your ability, Rod will nurture your game to progress to competitive playing if you wish. You will be introduced to the game and coached to develop your skills in a friendly, supportive and fun environment. 

TABLE TENNIS (Year 9-13) Monday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions
TABLE TENNIS (Years 7/8) Monday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Rod Haddrell - Table Tennis

TEEN FITNESS TRAINING

In this high energy session, you will have an opportunity to learn a variety of body weight exercises that can help to build muscle, increase endurance and improve sports performance. With a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) type workout you will see an improvement in most areas of your personal fitness as the weeks progress. No experience needed. You must wear your school PE kit.

TEEN FITNESS TRAINING (Open to all) Thursday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Jack Heritage – Teen Fitness Training

TENNIS

Enjoy the outdoors whilst attending Tennis coaching sessions with our experienced coach from Excel Tennis – Ryan Fitz-John. The sessions will be aimed at teaching you the core skills required to play tennis successfully. The sessions will have many elements to them from coach led exercises to partner based activities. “Fun, enjoyable & educational is what we aim to achieve”.

TENNIS (Years 7/8) Monday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions
TENNIS (Year 9-13) Monday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Ryan Fitz-John - Tennis

TRAMPOLINING

Work towards British Gymnastics Awards with our new coach Sam Gurr on our competition grade trampolines. Trampolining is great for your health and fitness and when you master that skill you’ve been persevering with, it’s a great feeling! This club is for both beginners and more experienced students. Places are limited at this club.

TRAMPOLINING (open to all) Tuesday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Sam Gurr - Trampolining

YOUNG WRITERS

Young Writers is an opportunity to develop your writing skills in a supportive creative environment. Over the course of the Autumn term the Young Writers club will explore novel writing with Ms Skill before engaging in their own project of 5,000, 10,000 or 25,000 words. They will meet each week to read, write & critique each other’s work. The writing portion will take place over the 5 weeks of November in line with National Novel Writing Month – an international event where writers young & old attempt to write or finish a writing project of up to 50,000 words.

YOUNG WRITERS (open to all) Thursday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Ms Skill – Young Writers

SIGN UP FOR AN EXTRA TIME CLUB

FAQs: Frequently asked questions

Sign up to these clubs by completing the booking form on this page and paying via ParentPay.  Only when both of these things are done is a place allocated.

Yes.  Please tick the vouchers box on the booking form so we know where to look for the payment.

Yes. We do not want any child to miss out on Extra Time Clubs because of financial restraints.  If your child is in receipt of the Pupil Premium Grant you are entitled to one club at 30% of the full price per term.  Please change the amount to the Pupil Premium price in the box on ParentPay for one of your clubs and Chipping Norton School will pay 70% towards that club.  Additional clubs should be paid at full price.

At present no, the late night bus service is not running.

If your child is attending a later club they can stay at school and use the ‘Study Zone’ facilities in the library or attend one of the other after-school clubs offered. Some children choose to go home and come back to school for later clubs.

Please assume your child does have a place at the club.  If the club is over-subscribed by the deadline then names will be drawn from a hat and we will contact you if they do not have a place.

For non sports clubs, school uniform should be worn. For sports clubs school PE kit should be worn. Students can use the PE changing rooms to get ready for their club.

Probably yes, please contact Robyn Bissett on [email protected] or 01608 656902 to discuss the options.