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. Only when both of these things are done is a place allocated.

Spring Term clubs will start on Thursday 11th January 2024. Please sign up by 8am Tuesday 9th 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.

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 *New Coach*

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. They will work on a variety of shots including clears, smashes, drop shots and serves.  They will learn the tactics of both doubles and singles. Open to all.

BADMINTON (open to all) 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

DANCE CREW

With our new dance teacher, Miss Fisher, you will explore a variety of dance styles including modern, contemporary, jazz & musical theatre.  Starting with some pre-choreographed dances, you will also have the opportunity to have an input into other styles, and music, as the term progresses.  The aim of the club is to have fun whilst trying out lots of different dance styles!  All abilities are welcome.

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

Miss Fisher - Dance Crew

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. You will work on our digital production software using vocals and/or instruments to produce your own songs.

*PLEASE NOTE* There will be no session on 31st January

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 3.20-4.15 £31.50 for 9 sessions

DIGITAL MUSIC PRODUCTION (open to all) Wednesday 4.15-5.15 £31.50 for 9 sessions

Ben Waddilove - 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 *NEW*

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 (Year 9 and older) Friday 3.20-4.10 £35 for 10 sessions

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION (Year 7 & 8) Friday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Heather Delaney - Introduction to Fashion

KARATE & SELF PROTECTION

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

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. Having started in September, students are expected to commit to both of these blocks as they are part of a group play.

*PLEASE NOTE* time changes for all groups

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 9/10) Tuesday 4.15-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

LAMDA (Year 11) Tuesday 4.15-5.15 £35 for 10 sessions

Pippa Phillips – LAMDA
Miss Elvin - LAMDA

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? The Spring term will be led by our new art coach, and experienced potter, Cally Bond, in Alison’s absence. During the club she 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

Alison Townley - 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 & older) Wednesday 4.40-5.20 £35 for 10 sessions

SQUASH (Year 9) Wednesday 5.20-6.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Jason Varrie – Squash

TABLE TENNIS *NEW*

Playing 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 & older) 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

TENNIS

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 & older) Monday 4.10-5.00 £35 for 10 sessions

Ryan Fitz-John - Tennis

TRAMPOLINING *New Coach*

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.

*PLEASE NOTE* There will be no sessions 20th, 27th Feb, 5th March

TRAMPOLINING (open to all) Tuesday 3.20-4.10 £24.50 for 7 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 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

Lizzie Bell - 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.