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.
Spring clubs will start on Monday 9th January 2023. Please sign up by midday Thursday 5th January. 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. Priority will be given to those who were turned down for a place in the club last term.
See our FAQs at the bottom of the page and, if you have any further questions, please contact Mrs Bissett at [email protected].
THE CLUB PROGRAMME
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 also 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
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
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
DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION
Work with Ben from Community Albums, who have a passion for giving people a voice and creating positive change in the lives of individuals and communities. They 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 3.15-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions
DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 4.15-5.15 £35 for 10 sessions
KEEP CALM & MEDITATE
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) Monday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions
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
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.
Only open to those who took part in the Autumn Term as the students are working towards their exam at Easter.
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
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
*NEW* POTTERY CLUB
Using our new wheels, would you like to have a go at making your own pots, or hand-building clay to create your own pottery masterpiece? Local, experienced potter, Alison Townley, will be providing a club to teach you the skills and work with you to realise your ideas. Items can be fired in our school kiln. All materials will be provided.
POTTERY (Open to all) Monday 3.15-4.45pm £70 for 10 sessions
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
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.
HOPING TO RETURN IN THE SUMMER TERM
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
ULTIMATE MARTIAL ARTS
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
*NEW* YOUNG WRITERS
Young Writers is an opportunity to develop your writing skills in a supportive creative environment. Over the course of the term we will look at the world of writing and publishing, exploring new and different styles of writing in all sorts of genres each week. There will be dedicated time to write, try out new ideas, and share work with a supportive group of writers (or just Miss Bell!) to receive feedback and improve your work – and the chance to have some of your work in an anthology of student writing at the end of the year!
YOUNG WRITERS (open to all) Thursday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions
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.
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.