Clubs & After School Activities – Year 10

Activities and trips outside of the classroom are an important part of our curriculum and we believe these experiences enrich students’ lives and deepen their understanding of subjects.

Here a number of fantastic opportunities on offer for our Year 10 students this year.*


Trip What’s It About
Berlin Trip A weekend trip studying Nazi Germany and to gain a wealth of knowledge to complement GCSE history.
Lego Robotics Annual competition with other schools involving problem solving, teamwork and programming.
Paris/Versailles Homestay French students use language for real purpose, experiencing culture differences, tolerance and understanding of others…and maybe a little trip to Disney too!
Ski Trip 2020 Last year’s trip to Italy was a hit.  Fresh air and strenuous exercise are all good for physical, mental health and wellbeing, not to mention a great life experience exploring the world!
Yorkshire Dales Trip Geography GCSE field trip which is a compulsory element of the GCSE course.
Salamanca Trip Spanish students use language for real purpose, experiencing culture differences, tolerance and understanding of others to support their GCSE studies.
Munich Trip For engineering students looking at the world of the manufacturing and engineering sectors and the engineered world.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park Trip For art and photography students to support their GCSE coursework.
France Battlefields Trip The trip links well with both French and History.  It concentrates on the north of France and its links with England and is appropriate in the 500th anniversary year of the Field of the Cloth of Gold.  We also visit sites of importance from WW1 and WW2 such as Atlantic Wall and V1 launch sites in St.Omer.
Top of the Bench Competition A practical competition to support GCSE Chemistry. Our students got to the final at the University of Birmingham last year and came top out of all the schools competing from Yorkshire.
Survive and Save Week Swimming lifesaving preparatory to NPLQ.
St Margarets Church RE students visit the local church in Horsforth to support their study of Christianity for GCSE.
Wetherby Library Trip To look at robotics and the application of computer technology.
The Matrix Competition Aims to make ICT students aware of cyber security issues and involves them programming/decryption and supports the GCSE syllabus.
Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust Outreach Project In school activity linked with the study of Romeo and Juliet for GCSE English.
Allan Gibbons Trip Delivery of workshops and talks to students about reading and creating a love of creative writing.
Maths Inspiration Lectures Delves into real world applications of mathematics.
Activity Day and Time Staff Location
KS4 Study Support Monday 12.50 ZMC JB3
Table Tennis Monday 2.50 Coach Gym
Basketball Club (external coach) Monday 2.50 JIF Sports Hall
KS4 Study Support Tuesday 12.50 ZMC JB3
Maths Surgery Tuesday 12.50 MBR JB1
Mighty Fine Linguists


Tuesday 12.50 MGR ML1
Football Training Tuesday 2.50 JIF/BJS Field
Netball Training Tuesday 2.50 CSC/LLA Courts
Yoga (External coach) Tuesday 2.50 JIF Gym
Run Club Tuesday 2.50 CLE/BBI Field
Maths Drop in Tuesday 2.50 SHO/SFJ JB1
KS4 Study Support Wednesday 12.50 ZMC JB3
Concert Band (Mr Webb) Wednesday 2.50 PJC Mu1
Hockey Training Wednesday 2.50 CSC/JHD Astro
Badminton training Wednesday 5.00 Coach Sports Hall
KS4 Study Support Thursday 12.50 ZMC JB3
Boys Vocal Group Thursday 12.50 PJC Mu2
Art Club Thursday 12.50 LBR/DAQ ART & PAINT
Girls’ Choir Thursday 2.50 PJC Mu1
Rugby training Thursday 2.50 BJS/JIF Field
Girls football training Thursday 2.50 DC Astro
Dance Thursday 2.50 CSC Gym
Senior Girls’ Choir (Audition Only) Thursday 3.50 PJC Mu1
KS4 Study Support Friday 12.50 ZMC JB3
String Group (Ms Sylvester) Friday 2.50 PJC Mu1
Art GCSE intervention Friday 2.50 DAQ Paint
Swimming Team Various JDB MFL


*Please note – this list is not exhaustive and could be subject to change throughout the academic year.