Clubs

Believing in excellence

At Orchard Mead, we want as many students participating in our extra curricular provision so that we see students thrive as learners and as people!

…Why should you?

  • Improves your experience at Orchard Mead Academy.
  • Improves your physical, cognitive, social, moral and emotional intelligence.
  • Get better at sports and activities you enjoy!
  • Make more friends.
  • Help gain house points.
  • Earn additional LORIC points for your PE group.

Remember – A great attitude and effort is essential in all our clubs!

Pupils should speak to the staff member linked to each club, to find out more and sign up.

Spring Clubs 2022

Breakfast Club

PE Extracurricular Clubs

DayFacilityActivityStudentsStaffFinish Time
Tuesday Sports HallBasketballYear 7-8Miss Noble3.45pm
FieldFootballYears 9-11Mr Wing3.45pm
Wednesday Sports HallTrampoliningGCSE students onlyMiss Noble3.45pm
Sports HallBadmintonYear 9 & 10Mr Hill3.45pm
Dance studioDanceAll yearsMrs Harris3.45pm
ThursdaySports HallBoys CricketYear 9-10Mr Wing3.45pm
New GymBadmintonSports CaféMiss Dillon3.45pm
Friday

 

 Sports HallBasketballYears 9-11Mr Hill3.30pm
New GymBadmintonSports CaféMiss Dillon3.45pm
 Sports HallBasketballYears 9-11Mr Hill3.30pm


All other clubs 

 

DayFacilityTimeActivityStudentsStaff
Monday to FridayH8LunchtimeHistorical Board Games ClubYears 7 & 8Mr Morrison
Music Dept8-8.30 amBreakfast JamAll Year GroupsMusic Dept
H4LunchtimeClassics ClubTBCMiss Aisthorpe/

Miss Hudson

MondayMusic DeptLunchtimeMusic ClubYear 9 & 11Music Dept
 

Tuesday

 

ICT Dept

 

Breakfast

 

Coding & Computing Breakfast Club

 

 

All

 

Ms Sahin

TuesdayMusic DeptBreakMusic ClubYear 8Music Dept
TuesdayArt 1LunchtimeArt ClubKS3Mrs Mitchell
TuesdayMusic DeptLunchtimeMusic ClubYear 10Music Dept
 

Tuesday

 

M8LunchtimeMaths Homework ClubYear 7Mr Musani
 

Tuesday

 

ICT Dept2.45-3.45 pmGCSE Computer Science Revision ClubYrs 10 & 11ICT Dept
 

Tuesday

 

M83-4 pmMaths Homework Club (access to ipads)Year 7-10Mr Musani
TuesdayL33-4 pmKS3 Language RevisionYrs 7-9Ms Van Noten
TuesdayPerforming Arts area (MU1, MU2, and DR1)3.-4.30 pm starts 21st SepHigh School Musical RehearsalsAll year groupsMrs Brooks, Ms Austin, Mr Khabra, Mrs Harris and Mrs Telford-Brown
TuesdayL12.55-3.40 pmHomework ClubAll Yr GroupsMiss Ruane
WednesdayMusic DeptLunchtimeMusic ClubYear 9 & 11Music Dept
WednesdayL33-4 pmKS4 French RevisionYear 10 & 11Ms Van Noten
WednesdayS23-3.45 pmScience Revision/Homework ClubAll Yr GroupsMr Betts
WednesdayIT13-3.45 pmBusiness RevisionYear 11Miss Farrer
WednesdayArt 13-3.45 pmArt WorkshopYear 11Ms Davies
WednesdayDT2.55-3.45 pmSTEMKS3Ms Dillon
WednesdayDT2.55-3.45 pmYear 7 Cooking ClubYear 7Mr Cave
WednesdayS32.55-4 pmTriple Science Revision Club-Practical’sYear 11 Triple ScienceMiss Qaasim
 

Wednesday

 

Library

 

 

3-4 pm

 

Orchard Express (School newspaper)

 

All

 

Miss Shallow

 

Wednesday

 

Library

 

3-4 pm

 

Fundraising Committee

 

All

 

Miss Shallow

 

Thursday

 

IT

 

Breakfast

 

Coding & Computing Breakfast Club

 

All

 

ICT Dept

 

Thursday

 

IT

 

Lunchtime

 

KS3 Coding Club

 

Yr 7 to 9

 

ICT Dept

ThursdayArt Dept3-4 pmArt and Photography Coursework ClubKS4Mrs James
ThursdayMusic DeptBreak and lunchtimeMusic ClubYear 10Music Dept
 

Thursday

 

L1

 

2.55-3.40 pm

 

Homework Club

 

All Yr Groups

 

Miss Ruane

ThursdayDT2.55-4 pmKS4 InterventionKS4Ben Cave/Emma Goldfinch
ThursdayMusic Dept2.55-3.55pmMusic Tech & Singing SessionsAll Year GroupsMusic Dept
ThursdayH8After schoolGCSE Skills ClubMr Goldfinch
ThursdayH33-4 pmChild Development Study Support-Exams and CourseworkYear 11Ms Britton
ThursdayDR1After school from 16th SepDrama ClubYear 7 & 8Mrs Brooks
ThursdayS32.55-3.30 pmScience TutoringYear 10 EAL (invitation)Miss Qaasim
FridayH5LunchtimeHistorical movie clubMr Goldfinch
FridayICT Dept3-4 pmICT ClubYear 10 and 11sMs Sahin

Library Opening Hours

 

Monday-Thursday, 8.00-4.00

Fridays, 8.00-3.30

 

What can students do in the library?

  • Browse and borrow books
  • Read
  • Revise
  • Homework

 

We have Chromebooks which students can borrow to complete homework and to revise.

 

In addition, the following clubs will take place in the Library, starting after February half term:

  • Tuesday, Week As, 3.00-4.00 = All Booked Up (book club) – see dates below. Led by Miss Hill and Ms Ryan
01 February 2022KS3 + 4Give out 1st books to both groups
22 February 2022KS31st Book –
08 March 2022KS41st Book –
22 March 2022KS32nd Book –
05 April 2022KS42nd Book –
26 April 2022KS33rd Book –
10 May 2022KS43rd Book –
24 May 2022KS34th Book –
07 June 2022KS44th Book –
21 June 2022KS3Summer Reading
05 July 2022KS3Celebration
  • Thursday, 3.00-4.00 = Secret Scribble Society (writing club). Led by Ms. Matthews and Miss Hill.
  • Friday, 3.00-3.30 = Reading Rampage, Friends Round Fridays (for students participating in Reading Rampage). Led by Miss Hill and Ms Ryan
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