Beths
Grammar
School

Extra Curricular Activities

Extra Curricular Lunchtime and After School Activities 2022/2023

At Beths Grammar we offer students a range of extra curricular activities during lunchtimes and after school ensuring there is something for everyone. We will inform parents via the Beths VIP of any new clubs that are up and running.

Here are the list of activities that are currently running, broken down by key stage and a list of club information: 

KS3 ClubsKS4 Clubs 

KS5 Clubs

* This club will run between the week commencing 03/10 to week commencing 22/11    

** This is a paid for club

Club Information

Arkwright Engineering Scholarship:  An Arkwright Engineering Scholarship is the most esteemed scholarship of its type in the UK, designed to inspire students to pursue their dreams and change the world as a future leader in engineering. Arkwright is for year 11 students studying any STEM subject and hoping to pursue a career in engineering. Speak to Ms Commerford for more details.

Beths Singers: If you love to sing then this is the club for you.  We will learn to sing music from varied genres.  This is open to any students from any year.  No experience needed.  These sessions will take place in P1.

Beths Youth Band: Musicians wanted - come along to play in the brand new Beths Youth Band. Open to beginners to grade 3. We will meet weekly to learn to play Jazz and Soul standards in P1.

creating an inclusive and tolerant environment in Beths and engaging with the wider community too.

Collegium Antiquum: Starting with Attic/Koine Greek language in Autumn, our focus will then shift to Latin. Expect lots of history, literature. Myths and legends along the way!

Connect Club: a club for students to play board games and make friends across KS3.

Dungeons and Dragons: The fantasy adventure board game. Spaces are very limited due to popularity

Eco-club: creating a more sustainable environment for the Beths community.

French Club: The theme in the Autumn term will be La Francophonie - learning about the countries around the world where French is spoken outside of Europe. The club will run every other week starting from Monday 3rd October. This theme will continue until Christmas; there will be a new theme for the Spring term.

Group Piano: Come along to learn how to play the piano in a group. Note that this is a paid for lesson taking place in P2.

Humanities club: explore the link between Geography, History and RE. Expect quizzes, mysteries and games!

LQBTQ+ Society: LGBTQ+ Society is a safe space for LGBTQ+ students and allies alike to gather together for games, activities, debates and discussions on LGBTQ+ issues in the news and pop culture. We work towards
creating an inclusive and tolerant environment in Beths and engaging with the wider community too.

Maths Club: This engaging club is the perfect opportunity for all KS4 students to discover their passion for maths. It will range from interactive enrichment activities to rigorous preparation for the Intermediate Maths Challenge/Olympiad, giving students the chance to reach new heights in maths, as well as providing a basis for the Senior Maths Challenge and British Mathematical Olympiad.

Music Appreciation: Students will come together to share the music that they love whilst learning more about the music others enjoy. This will be in P2.

Music Enrichment: Small chamber ensembles meet once a week to learn to play traditional music.  Students are typically grade 2+ standard and play traditional western classical music.  Joining these groups is through audition only, so please see Ms Marriott for more details.

Music Revision: This club is for Year 10 and 11 music students who need additional help and support in music.

Music: We provide a wide breadth of instrumental lessons here at Beths.  Challenging our most able students as well as beginners to learn to play an instrument.  Please return an instrumental lessons form to sign up for lessons.  There is a cost to one-to-one lessons.

Orchestra: This session is open to students who play at grade 3 or higher.  Students will learn how to play traditional repitoire in a large group of traditional instruments.  This will be in the Main school hall.

Run club: An opportunity to run a mile every week with teachers and other students. Challenge yourself to run faster or enjoy the satisfaction of finishing at your own pace!

School Production: School production rehearsals running up until March 17th. Audition workshop on 20th September (get script to learn lines) with full auditions the following week (dates TBC and will be told to those who turn up on the 20th).  Only 13 places available for the production - male and female cast members wanted.

Spanish Club: for students who want to experience the cultures of the Spanish speaking world.

Tap and Rap: If you love to tap or rap, then this is the place for you.  Join our KS4/5 lunchtime crew freestyling, having fun in P1.

Theatre Production: Develop and understand knowledge of theatre design and the roles that are needed to put on a production from making set and props, planning lighting and sound, and looking at how costume can help bring a performance together.

Violin Club: For a small fee, you can learn to play the violin.

Warhammer: Unwind at the end of the week playing the most popular Scifi/Fantasy tabletop battle games of Warhammer 40K or Age of Sigmar. This club is best designed for those students who already play Warhammer in some capacity but is open to anyone who is curious.

Year 11 Study Club: Y11 students can use B4 for silent study at these times.

Computers are available for all students every day at lunchtime in ICT1 and 2
Homework Club for all students takes place every day from 8.00-8.40 and again from 15.30-16.30 in the LRC