Co-curricular Clubs & Societies

At St Edward’s, we recognise the importance of giving our students the opportunity to enrich their learning outside of the classroom and believe that engagement in co-curricular clubs and societies is key to their development.

Clubs & Societies

Co-curricular clubs and societies are a great way to ignite interest and engage our students in new hobbies, as well as extend the work completed in lessons. By nurturing existing interests and encouraging new and exciting passions our students are able to flourish into the rounded, community-minded young adults that St Edward’s students are.​​​​​

A comprehensive list of the co-curricular activities on offer is provided to students and parents each term. In addition to our wide range of clubs and societies. Supervised study is also available every day after school from 4.15pm to 6.00pm.


Co-Curricular Categories

Our co-curricular programme is designed around six categories of activity:

Physical

Physical activities help students to develop fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. There are opportunities to learn and master both core and advanced skills in a variety of activities and sports. Activities also help to improve students’ teamwork and develop leadership skills.    

Examples

  • Sports: Ruby, Football, Hockey, Netball etc.
  • Cricket (Boys and Girls)
  • Swim Club
  • Bootcamp
  • STEPS Fitness
Creative

Being creative helps students to become better problem solvers in all areas of their life and work. Instead of coming from a linear, logical approach, creativity helps you see things differently and better deal with uncertainty.    

Examples:

  • Make and Do
  • Robots Club
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama Club
  • Art Club
  • Tech Club
Community and Service

Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to students’ self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. Doing good for others and the community provides a natural sense of accomplishment and volunteering contributes to a sense of pride in one's identity. 

Examples:

  • CCF
  • Changemakers
  • St Edward’s Outreach
Academic

Academic activities encourage students to develop their intellectual curiosity, expand their depth of knowledge in a particular area and develop the key skills needed for successful independent study.    

Examples:

  • Latin Club
  • 10X Challenge
  • Public Speaking
  • Music Theory
  • Subject Clinics
  • News & Current Affairs
Well-being

A range of activities focussed on helping students to focus on self-awareness, providing them with a healthy means of defining their identities in positive and proactive ways.    

Examples:

  • Charity Activities
  • Chaplaincy
Interest

Our Interest activities provide students with an opportunity to try new and exciting things they might not have had the opportunity to experience before. It also allows our teachers to share their passions with the students.

Examples:

  • Chapel Choir
  • Inside Science Breakfast Club
  • Competitive Battling Club
  • Table Top Games Club
  • Cyber Club
  • Chess Club

The activities on offer enable our students to broaden their horizons and develop a skill set suited to the modern world. We greatly appreciate it when parents encourage their children to get involved and attend as many clubs and societies throughout the week as possible. Clubs run before school, at lunchtime and after school and therefore are a great way to positively extend the school day.


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