Extra-Curricular Clubs

Extra Curricular Timetable

WEEK A12.55 - 13.2015.15 - 16.15
MondayThe Chill ZoneKS4 Music Rehearsal
Science
Year 9 Art
TuesdayArchaeology
Green Society
Historical Film
Junior Drama Club
Latin (Year 8-9)
Street Dance
Wanderlust
WednesdayThe Chill ZoneAstronomy
Codebreaking
Dungeons & Dragons
DMA Film Club
KS3 Spanish
Mug Cooking
Python Adventure Game
ThursdayYear 7 SingingSenior Drama Club
FridayThe Chill ZoneMusic Club
Pride Club
WEEK B12.55 - 13.2015.15 - 16.15
MondayThe Chill ZoneScience
Year 9 Art
KS4 Music Rehearsal
TuesdayHistorical Film
Junior Drama Club
Latin (Year 8-9)
Street Dance
Wanderlust
WednesdayThe Chill ZoneAstronomy
Codebreaking
Dungeons & Dragons
DMA Film Club
KS3 Spanish
Mug Cooking
Python Adventure Game
ThursdayYear 7 SingingSenior Drama Club
FridayThe Chill ZoneMusic Club
Pride Club

Archaeology

Participate in real archaeology and discover why it matters. If you want to become a professional archaeologist in the future or just feel like taking up an amazing new hobby, Archaeology club is the right place for you! You can take part in all sorts of fantastic, hands-on activities, such as excavation, working with artefacts, visiting historical sites and undertaking experimental archaeology. 

Astronomy Club

The Astronomy Club will explore the Moon, stars, the Universe, the planets and all the other wonderful aspects that make up the subject of Astronomy. The club will study the subject from both a theoretical and practical level. The course will follow the Edecel GCSE 9 – 1 Astronomy syllabus and those students who wish to can take the GCSE Astronomy examination.

Codebreaking Club

This year students at DMA will have the opportunity to take part in the National Cipher Challenge run by the University of Southampton. We will look at a variety of codes and how to break them, using techniques similar to those used by Bletchley Park codebreakers during WW2.

Drama Club

Junior drama club will be a chance for students to have fun and enjoy some drama games, learn new skills and techniques and create material for a showcase later in the year.

Senior drama club will be working towards a production, this will involve all aspects of theatre such as acting, co-directing, lighting design, set design, costume/hair and make up and sound design.

Dungeons and Dragons

Come and join a game of storytelling in a world of sword and sorcery. Working together the group may explore a dark dungeon, a ruined city, a haunted castle, a lost temple or even the depths of the Nine Hells themselves. Experienced and New players welcome!

Eco Schools

For people passionate about getting involved in environmental education and action. Eco Schools empowers and motivates pupils to drive change and improve environmental awareness in their school, local community and beyond. Help DMA to achieve Eco-Schools Green Flag accreditation, which recognises, rewards and celebrates the environmental achievements of young people across the world.

Film Club

Do you love movies? Are you a film addict? Do you think you’ll have what it takes to be a certified film-buff? Then joining the DMA Film club is the way to go. We’ll be watching movies weekly and learning more and more about what the movie industry has to offer. There will be thrills, excitement and maybe even sometimes popcorn! Interested? Come and see Mr Smith in S7 for more information.

Green Society

Come and be an ambassador for DMA’s Green Society. We are looking for innovative and forward thinking young people to help us improve the environmental impact of our Academy on both the local and global environment.

Get involved in projects like the school allotment or lead the way with your own exciting ideas around sustainability, recycling and supporting us all to go green.

Historical Film Club

This club is all about watching films that are set in the past. They should give a really good idea of what the past looked like, even if they’re not always accurate. We will then have the opportunity to review any of the films we want to and enter competitions to show off our journalism skills, writing and filming reviews will be optional discussing what we have watched will not.

Latin

A club to study the Latin language using the Cambridge Latin Course and occasionally discuss some Greek mythology!

Music Club

Music Club is where the school band rehearse songs for upcoming musical events – All students are welcome to attend!

Mug Cooking

Quick cooks in a mug – what can you make?

Pride Club

An opportunity to meet with other students with PRIDE and discuss issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community. Open for Year 7 to Year 13.

Python Adventure Game

Create your own text adventure game in Python!

Science Club

Science club! Every week we will be looking at a key concept of science and carrying out a fun experiment/project to investigate it. There will be flames, explosions, foam, slime and much more!

Singing Club

Come and find your inner Dua Lipa! You will learn how to use your voice to sing in key and project with power. This a fun class where we will be singing pop hits… our first song is “The Other Side” Justin Timberlake and Sza from Trolls the movie. Come and find your voice in the Music Room on a Tuesday after school and let singing boost your confidence!

Spanish Club

Hola amigos! If you want to learn Spanish this is your opportunity to join after school Spanish class. We will start from beginners level. This lessons are designed for all the students that do not have Spanish in their timetable but wants to learn the language. These lessons will be the foundation for all students that might be interested in taking Spanish as an option for GCSE. Hasta pronto!

Street Dance

Love dancing to your favourite songs but not sure how to put a routine together? Come and learn street dance choreography broken down into an easy to learn routine. Each half-term we will work on a new routine which we will build on every week so that by the end of 6 weeks you can dance a full routine to the latest music. Our first dance track is Peaches by Justin Bieber. You will need to wear PE kit or loose clothing and trainers – don’t forget to bring a bottle of water with you.

The Chill Zone

The Chill Zone –  For students who want to find a quiet space at lunch break.  There will be some board games and quiet activities available.

Wanderlust

This is a travellers club! Designed for citizens of the world that wants to know more about the different continents, countries and cultures. This is a club where you will visit different locations of the world, and you will log those visits in your “passport”. Every week we will visit a new location where we will complete a different challenge. Some of the challenges could be replicate the eiffel tower, the Egyptian pyramids or even cook the typical food of the country we visit. If you are creative, open minded and like challenges and travelling, this is your club! 

Year 9 Art Club

Promoting the value of art and visual understanding of the world around us. This club is open to all Year 9 students who have a passion for Art. You will have the opportunity to refine your practical  skills in a range of media; including experimental drawing and painting with acrylic, watercolours and inks. 

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