Extra Curricular Clubs, Visits & Residential

We offer a range of extra curricular and enrichment activities which are open to all students. In music over 180 students have peripatetic music lessons each week. The academy runs a huge range of music opportunities: taiko drumming; samba band; string group; band; orchestra; belle plates; folk group; choir; lads’ choir and staff choir. Similarly, we offer a wide range of sporting opportunities including orienteering, triathlon, cross country, badminton, rugby (boys’ and girls’), football (boys’ and girls’), hockey, netball, softball, athletics, cricket and rounders. We have an annual drama production, opportunities for fieldwork in geography, theatre and university visits, clubs and competitions in D&T and Computing to name just some of the varied activities we offer.

We offer a range of residential opportunities including: London theatres; Ypres and the Somme; Musical tours in Germany and France; RSC and Stratford; Italy for geography (Mount Vesuvius) and also skiing.

We also encourage Y11 students to participate in NCS and received a bronze award in 2018.