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Lunch Clubs

Lunch Clubs

Clubs are a great opportunity to continue to progress in areas of school that you enjoy, while doing so in a relaxed environment with your friends. As well as developing greater skills and qualities in areas you are familiar with, it is a good chance to also try something new. We have so many great clubs that there is bound to be something for all pupils to immerse themselves in.

A final timetable will be released showing which clubs are on each day.

Art Club

Staff: Miss Stannard                                                                       Room: A1

All year groups can attend Art club, to catch up on homework or learn extra skills in painting and drawing.

Board Games Club

Staff: Miss Lee                                                                                 Room: M6

Come to M6 to play and learn to play different board games.  You can experience the traditional snakes and ladders to backgammon 

Book Club

Staff: Ms Williamson                                                                       Room: E2

Do you enjoy reading but run out of inspiration for what to read? Are you an avid reader who wants to share your explorations into literature with others?  We will read, discuss, and generally enjoy sharing books; who knows, perhaps we will be able to contact some authors too. Even if you would just like to have the opportunity to sit quietly and read, then come along. If you have a passion for books and reading, this is the club for you!

British Sign Language Club

Staff: Mrs Waters                                                                                   Room: E6

Card Games

Staff: Mr Slade                                                                                        Room: HU2

Play various card games such as Cheat, Irish Snap, Spoons, Chase the Ace. Games are exciting, intense and fun!

Dungeons and Dragons

Staff: Mr Whitton                                                                                     Room: L2

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a fantasy role playing game (RPG) in which players create characters and embark on adventures. The club will begin with the "starter set" campaign. This campaign has set characters available and is easy for new or experienced players to pick up and immediately start adventuring in the most popular campaign setting of all time, the Forgotten Realms.

F1 in Schools

Staff: Miss Hassall and Mr Robson                                                      Room: T1/2

BY APPLICATION ONLY - This is a fantastic opportunity for pupils in Year 7-9 to create and run their own F1 team. They will sample different career 'job' roles such as Team Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, Design Engineer, Graphic Designer and Resource Manager. The challenge aims to change perceptions of science, technology, engineering and maths by creating a fun and exciting learning environment for young people. It will inspire students to use IT to learn about physics, aerodynamics, design, manufacture, branding, graphics, sponsorship, marketing, leadership/teamwork, media skills and financial strategy, and apply them in a practical, imaginative, competitive and exciting way.

Fantasy Card Games 

Staff: Mr Evans                                                                                          Room: C2

A space for students to come and play or try various card games such as YU-GI-OH, Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, or any others they might play

Fantasy Football League 

Staff: Mr Dixon                                                                                           Room: E1

Students get involved in their own league where they manage and control their team. The club will be to build their team, carefully managing their budget and then to review form of players and change their team dependent on fixtures, opposition and fitness of players ready for the weekend games

GCSE Art

Staff: Miss Stannard                                                                           Room: A1

This club is for GCSE pupils only to continue working on their sketchbook projects.

GCSE Food Presentation Skills

Staff: Mrs Othon                                                                                  Room: Food Room

Opportunity for GCSE students to practice food presentation techniques

Kahoot Club

Staff: Mr Slade                                                                                         Room: HU2

Exciting and intense quizzes of Kahoot! Geography, history, music, sport, brain teasers, media - challenge yourselves with topics subjects from across the curriculum. All while having fun with friends!

LEGO Club

Staff: Mrs Othon                                                                                    Room: LEGO Room

FIRST® LEGO® League Club in the Lego Education Innovation Suite

Young people work together to explore a given topic and to design, build and program an autonomous LEGO® robot to solve a series of missions. This is a global challenge for teams of young people, to encourage an interest in real world themes and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers. 

Each year FIRST® LEGO® League releases a new challenge for the teams. The challenge involves a robot game and a research project, and students will need to demonstrate the FIRST® LEGO® League Core Values throughout all their work.

Teams usually have 12 to 16 weeks to work on the challenge before they compete in their chosen regional tournament and possibly go onto the European Championships in Talin, Estonia

Mindfulness/Stress Management 

Staff: Miss Calvert                                                                                         Room: E3

This club is ideal for any student who wants to find a moment of calm in their day before resetting and refocussing for the afternoon. Students will learn how to bullet journal, practice mindful colouring and oragami, and learn strategies such as box-breathing and five sense focus to manage any stresses

Military War Games 

Staff: Mr Powell                                                                                               Room: C1

Using simple game rules war gamers develop their tactical thinking to plan the moves that will defeat their opponents’ armies. As always as in real war the events are controlled by chance through the roll of several dice.  

This club will involve choosing the period to war game, buying the models and paint, learning how to paint them, building the landscape, then gaming small military encounters using your own armies.  You can choose from any period but popular eras are medieval, Napoleonic, and the Second World War. 

Oasis

Staff: Mrs Leaver, Mrs Dack, Mrs Fuller, Mrs Engledow                 Room: Access to Learning

This is a club where pupils with additional needs can relax play games, chat to staff or take part in relaxation activities such as mindfulness colouring or access the sensory room for sensory activities.

Open Computer Use

Staff: Mr Jonas                                                                                                   Room: C2

Open up C2 for general computer use by the students. This club previously ran and it proved popular with pupils as they had the opportunity to complete school work as well as play games.

Philosophy Club

Staff: Mrs Matthewson                                                                                      Room: M5

Each week we will address a big question or idea from the great Philosophers from the ancient Greeks to modern thinkers. If you are interested in the big questions then this might suit you.

Risk

Staff: Mrs Jackson                                                                                           Room: Library

This is a strategic war game which can be played by up to six people per board. The idea of the game is to out-whit your opponents and complete your mission before anyone else. This game is great fun and will take a number of lunch-times to complete. If you wish to know more about this game please come and speak to me.

School Magazine

Staff: Mrs Gatward                                                                                             Room: C2

For pupils to become reporters, photographer or graphic designers. They will work on creating and displaying content for a half termly school magazine.

Scrapbooking

Staff: Miss Ghafoor                                                                                             Room:

Scrapbooking is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable ways of keeping memories safe and meaningful to view. Through collecting and keeping bits and pieces of memories as one, anybody can create and tell a story. This learning experience teaches resourcefulness, inspiration, patience and perseverance. Students will build mood boards and memory books using arts and crafts materials

Sc-Fi Graphic Novel

Staff: Mr Kiff                                                                                                       Room: C2

This club will involve students each creating one chapter of a graphic novel. Each chapter will be an individual story but each story will fit into an overarching plot. The aim of this club is for us to explore where human civilisation is going in the future through the medium of creative story telling. By the end of the year we will publish our graphic novel.

Textiles Club

Staff: Miss Stannard                                                                           Room: Textiles Room

This club is for year 9 and 10 pupils taking textiles.

Ukele Club

Staff: Mr Fisher                                                                                         Room: Music Room

This club is a great opportunity for pupils to learn a new and interesting instrument

UNO Club

Staff: Miss Goodson                                                                                     Room: M3

Everyone knows the classic game of Uno. Come along and play rounds to find the monthly and termly champion. Can you be the Ultimate Uno Champion of NWHS?? Can you beat Miss Goodson and take her crown??

Women’s Society

Staff: Mr Dack                                                                                                 Room: HU4

This is a club that usually runs after school on a friday where students come to discuss any issues that they have had during the week, and more specifically discuss matters linking to equality.

Word Games

Staff: Mrs Hudson                                                                                         Room: E4

This club will be for students to play in pairs or groups word games such as Scrabble, Boggle, Banana Grams. This will not only be a fun club, but will be students working with words, spelling and thinking about new vocabulary.