Extra Time clubs are run by teachers or external coaches for a duration of ten weeks (unless otherwise stated) 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.  Only when both of these things are done is a place allocated.

Autumn clubs will start on Thursday 15th September 2022.  Please sign up by 5pm Thursday 8th 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.

See our FAQs at the bottom of the page and, if you have any further questions, please contact Mrs Bissett at [email protected].


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


If you enjoy art and would like the opportunity to experiment with new techniques then this club is for you. Carol Harvey is a talented local artist who will support you to learn about techniques such as wax resists, gelatine printing, working with pastels and photo and masking tape transfers. You will be able to work with Carol on your own projects. All materials are included. Everyone is welcome.

ART (open to all) Wednesday 3.15 – 4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

ART (open to all) Wednesday 4.10 – 5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Carol Harvey – Art


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 useful 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.

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

Liz Jones – Cookery


Take a psychological and sociological journey through the study of crime and criminal behaviour.  Exploring areas including false memories, punishment, eye witness testimony, the courts, globalised crime, real life case studies and more.

CRIMINOLOGY (open to Year 10 only) Thursday 3.15-4.10 £28 for 8 sessions

Bridget Gray - Criminology


With our new coach, Megan, you will explore the contemporary style of dance.  You will have the opportunity to create as well as learn.  During the term you will work towards an ultimate show piece.  All abilities are welcome.

DANCE COMPANY (open to all) Monday 3.15-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Megan Watkins – Dance Company


At Community Albums we have a passion for giving people a voice and creating positive change in the lives of individuals and communities. We do this by devising and delivering bespoke projects and programmes for those wanting to use music and media to develop people and give communities a voice. 

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 3.15-4.45 £35 for 10 sessions

Ben Waddilove


Meditation and mindfulness are tools that can empower students to deal with stress and anxiety, helping them to become more centred and grounded as well as training the brain to be calmer and more resilient. Each week we will learn a variety of breathing techniques and mindful activities as well as participate in a guided meditation for relaxation.

KEEP CALM & MEDITATE (open to all) Wednesday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 session

Sharon Whyte - Meditation


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 3.15-4.30 £35 for 10 sessions

Carol Hicks – Hockey


The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.  The aim of LAMDA is to provide everyone with the opportunity to improve self-expression, self-assurance and, most importantly, have fun.  During the term, and continuing into the Spring Term, the group will prepare for a LAMDA qualification exam. 
Open to all and taking new members.

LAMDA Yr7 Tuesday 3.30-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions

LAMDA Yr8 Monday 3.15-4.00 £35 for 10 sessions

LAMDA Yr9/10 Tuesday 4.15-5.15 £35 for 10 sessions

Pippa Phillips – LAMDA
Miss Elvin - LAMDA


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 3.15-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Yen-Yang Co – Origami


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 (open to all) Wednesday 3.15-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

SQUASH (open to all) Wednesday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

SQUASH (open to all) Wednesday 5.00-5.45 £35 for 10 sessions

Jason Varrie – Squash


Playing on our 6 high-quality table tennis tables in the gym join our coach Eddie, who is an experienced Level 3 professional coach involved with Table Tennis England at local academy level and National Level. You will be introduced to the game and coached to develop your skills in a friendly, supportive and fun environment.

TABLE TENNIS (open to all) Wednesday 3.15 – 4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

TABLE TENNIS (open to all) Wednesday 4.10 – 5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Eddie Roofe – Table Tennis


Work with our coach Kate Gregory 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 3.15-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

TRAMPOLINING (open to all) Tuesday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Kate Gregory – Trampolining


This is a fantastic opportunity to experience martial arts aimed at teenagers in a safe and fun setting led by our new instructor Jack Heritage. You will cover wado-ryu karate, self-defence and self-protection through warm up drills, partner and pad work. There is no experience necessary. You will wear school PE kit.

ULTIMATE MARTIAL ARTS (open to all) Thursday 3.15-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Jack Heritage


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.

All clubs have been risk assessed and measures have been put in place to reduce risk.  If you would like to see the risk assessment for a particular club please request it from [email protected]

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.