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.

Summer clubs will start on Tuesday 25th April 2023.  Please note that, owing to the two early May Bank Holidays, Monday clubs will start on 15th May and run for 8 weeks.  Please sign up by 8am Tuesday 18th April.  If 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].


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 3.20 – 4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

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

Carol Harvey – Art


Build a PC from scratch with our ICT technician. You will see what the computer components look like, learn about their purposes and how to install them. Suitable for beginners and those who want a glimpse into the IT industry.

COMPUTER ANATOMY (open to all) Tuesday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions – FULL

Will Chalstrey - Computer Anatomy


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.

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

Liz Jones – Cookery


Work with Ben 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

Ben Waddilove - Music Production


An introduction to key skills giving you an insight into an ecology career. Learn to identify wildlife species such as birds, reptiles, butterflies and plants. Understand the human impact on our environment, discover where to go to learn more, and gain helpful career tips. Together, we really can make a difference.

ECO GROWTH (open to Yr12) Wednesday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

Katherine Holmes – Eco Growth
Katherine Holmes – Eco Growth


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


This is a fantastic opportunity to experience martial arts aimed at teenagers in a safe and fun setting led by our qualified 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.

KARATE & SELF PROTECTION (open to all) Thursday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

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

Jack Heritage - Martial Arts


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. This term does not work towards a LAMDA exam, so is taking new students. Instead, you will develop your drama skills through drama exercises and games. This term gives the students the opportunity to think about progressing towards a LAMDA qualification starting in the Autumn Term.

LAMDA Years 7/8 Tuesday 3.30-4.15 £35 for 10 sessions

LAMDA Years 9/10 Tuesday 4.15-5.00 £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 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions – CLOSED

Yen-Yang Co – Origami


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 3.20-4.45pm £56 for 8 sessions

Alison Townley - Pottery


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 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions – FULL

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

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

Jason Varrie – Squash


With our dance teacher, 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.

STREETDANCE (Open to all) Monday 3.20-4.10 £28 for 8 sessions

STREETDANCE (Years 9-13) Monday 4.10-5.00 £28 for 8 sessions – CLOSED

Megan Watkins – StreetDance


Playing on our 6 high-quality table tennis tables in the gym join our new coach Tony, who has represented England and is now an experienced professional coach working with local academies. 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) Monday 3.20-4.10 £21 for 6 sessions – CLOSED


We are thrilled to start working in partnership with the Excel Tennis Academy. We are offering two after school clubs open to all ages and abilities. This is a great opportunity to develop physical & coordination skills whilst socialising with friends in a fun and active environment. You will learn ground strokes, volleys & serves with lots of game play.

TENNIS (open to all) Monday 3.20-4.10 £28 for 8 sessions

TENNIS (open to all) Monday 4.10-5.00 £28 for 8 sessions


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 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

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

Kate Gregory – Trampolining


Young Writers is an opportunity to develop your writing skills in a supportive creative environment. Over the course of the term you 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 and try out new ideas. Share your work with a supportive group of writers (or just Miss Bell) to receive feedback and improve your work. You will have 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

Miss Bell - Young Writers


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.