History Club

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location: History Dept.
When: Tues 17.45-18.45
Run by: Mrs Whitelaw & Mrs Robb

Discussion, quizzes, movies and cake!

What is history?

Humanities Target Audience: L6th Form
Location: History Dept.
When: Mon 16.30-17.25 (wk A)
Run by: Mr Macleod

Discussion group for advanced historians. Michaelmas term reading a chapter of ‘History: A Very Short Introduction’ by J. Arnold each week.

Global History

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location: History Dept.
When: Fri 17.45-18.45
Run by: Mr Joy

Broaden your horizons with off-syllabus history – from the Byzantine Empire to Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Geography of what if?

Humanities Target Audience: 3rd & 4th Form
Location: G1
When: Thurs 17.25-17.25 (wk A)
Run by: Mr Murray

What if AI eradicates low skilled jobs and creates a ‘useless class’ of 2 billion people? Great ‘what if’ questions every week

Get your Geog on

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location: G3
When: Wed 16.30-17.25 (wk B)
Run by: Mr Foyle

Enrichment and extension opportunities offered by the Wellington Geographical Society to enter highly regarded competitions

GeoVentures

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location:
When: Occasional
Run by: Mr Foyle

Discover the wonders of our planet through a variety of outside speakers, such as intrpepid explorers and prominent film makers, as well as attending lectures at the Royal Geographical Society in London

Classics Society

Humanities Target Audience: 5th & 6th Form
Location: Classics Atrium
When: Mon 16.30-17.25
Run by: Mr Allcock

Reading group of Classical texts in translation, covering a range of topics. For Philosophy, English and Classics students.

Phil-Thy Society

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Thurs 17.45-18.45 (wk A)
Run by: Mr Kirby

Philosophy and Theology student-led discussion group.

Pheng

Humanities Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Thurs 17.45-18.45 (wk B)
Run by: Mr Kirby

English & Philosophy student-led discussion group.

Junior Debating Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: 3rd & 4th Form
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Wed 16.30-17.30
Run by: Dr Gardner & Dr Ramsey

Hone your debating skills with expert tuition and practice.

Senior Debating Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: 5th & 6th Form
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Wed 17.45-19.15 and 19.30-20.30
Run by: Dr Gardner & Dr Ramsey

Hone your debating skills with expert tuition and practice.

Model United Nations (MUN)

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Ec1 & P1
When: Wed 14.30-16.00; Fri 16.30-17.25
Run by: Mr Ewart, Allegra Nayar

Train and compete in academic simulations of the United Nations. Play the role of delegates from different countries and attempt to solve real world issues.

Economic Affairs

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Thurs 20.00-20.55
Run by: Mr Whitworth, Christian Bird, Sven Breuning

Debate controversial topics at this student-led Economics discussion group.

Economics Extension

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: 6th Form
Location: Ec6
When: Wed 12.45-13.25
Run by: Mr Whitworth, Zoey Chen and Guy Zilberman

Discuss advanced economic concepts beyond the AL/IB syllabus related to current economic affairs.

WCPCI

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: PR1
When:
Run by: Ms Brown

Welly Inclusivity

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Wed 17.45-18.45 (wk A)
Run by: Ms Brown

Do we live in an inclusive society? Discuss issues such as transgender rights and the gender pay gap.

Politics Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: P1
When: Occasional
Run by: Dr Coates

Debate controversial topics at this Politics discussion group.

LawSoc

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Mon 16.30-17.25 (wk A)
Run by: Mel Dickin & Phoebe Stuart

Discuss historic cases and current issues related to law.

Investment Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: 6th Form
Location: Economics dept
When: Tues 17.45-18.45
Run by: Artem Naydenov & Jasraj Samra

Explore more about the Property market, Stock Markets & Banking.

Environmental Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience:
Location: Cultural Living Room
When: Mon 16.45-17.25
Run by: Mrs Harrison, Guy Zilberman

How environmentally friendly is your school? Hear from staff and students about their sustainability drives.

Psychology Society

Current Affairs Discussion Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Py
When: Wed 18.00-18.45
Run by: Mrs Long, Lotte Hemke & Izzie Melville

Find out more about Psychology at this broad discussion group.

Tricky Physics

Maths & Science Target Audience: LVIth form
Location: Physics dept
When: Tues 17.45-18.45
Run by: Mr Heathcote

Stretch your understanding of the physical world in this advanced group.

Biochemistry Extension

Maths & Science Target Audience: Aimed at UVIth but all welcome
Location: CH2/4
When: Tues 17.45-18.45
Run by: Mrs Patterson

Extending students by looking at application of chemistry to the study of biological processes at the cellular and molecular level.

Tricky Chemistry

Maths & Science Target Audience: LVIth Form
Location: CH3
When: Tues 18.00-19.00
Run by: Mr McGarey

Lots of practical investigations and interesting experiments.

Crest Science Award

Maths & Science Target Audience: 4th Form
Location: CH8
When: Tues 18.00-19.00
Run by: Miss Andrews

Design your own science investigation and apply your knowledge to real-world problems to achieve a Crest Science Award.

Biology Book Club

Maths & Science Target Audience: 5th & 6th Form
Location: Bio Harkness room.
When: Thurs 16.30-17.25
Run by: Mrs Patterson

Thought provoking discussion on a biology related reading.

MedSoc

Maths & Science Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Fri 16.45-17.25
Run by: Dr Wright

Medical discussion group.

Weizmann Safe Cracking

Maths & Science Target Audience: 5th & LVIth form
Location: DET dept.
When: Wed 14.30-16.00 & Mon 16.30-17.25
Run by: Mr Inglis

Engineering/Physics national competition, students prepare safes with the virtual assistance of Weizmann Institute doctoral candidates. Local competition with final in Israel in Easter.

Arkwright Programme Engineers

Maths & Science Target Audience: 5th form.
Location: DET dept.
When: Wed 14.30-16.00
Run by: Mr Carrington

Prestigious scholarship programme giving insight into Engineering with lots of practical experience such as turning a mobility scooter into an autonomous robot.

QinetiQ Powerboat Challenge

Maths & Science Target Audience: 3rd Form.
Location: DET dept.
When: Wed 16.30-17.30
Run by: Mr Inglis

Designing a miniature power boat.

Maths Set Zero

Maths & Science Target Audience:
Location: M10
When: Thurs 17.45-18.45
Run by: Mr Sayed

Maths extension and competitions. Puzzles and problem solving.

Cakespeare

English & MFL Target Audience: 3rd & 4th Form
Location: English Reading Room
When: Mon 16.30-17.25 (wk A)
Run by: Mrs Gutulan

Discuss your favourite scenes from Shakespeare over Cake.

LitSoc

English & MFL Target Audience: All welcome but particularly Sixth Form
Location: English Reading Room
When: Mon 16.30-17.25 (wk B)
Run by: Mrs Gutulan

Stretching students’ understanding of Shakespeare in this advanced group.

Creative Writing

English & MFL Target Audience:
Location:
When: Thurs 17.45-18.45 (wk B)
Run by: Ms Brown

Pheng

English & MFL Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Library (Moral Room)
When: Thurs 17.45-18.45 (wk B)
Run by: Mr Kirby

English & Philosophy discussion group.

MFL Extension

English & MFL Target Audience: 6th Form
Location: MFL 8
When: Fri 16.30-17.25
Run by: Dr Kirkham

A fascinating introduction to world literature in MFL 8.

Mandarin Club

English & MFL Target Audience: All welcome
Location: MFL
When: Wed 16.30-17.25
Run by:

Learn Mandarin.

Spanish

English & MFL Target Audience: All welcome
Location: MFL
When: Wed 17.30-18.45
Run by:

Focusing on tricky grammar.

French Cinema

English & MFL Target Audience: All welcome
Location: MFL
When: Fri 16.30-17.25
Run by:

Watching French Films.

Music Extension

Creative Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Variety
When: Occasional
Run by: Mr Farrell & Mr Williamson

Looking at different types of music, instruments and techniques.

Dance Technique Session

Creative Target Audience: Dance Students
Location: Old Gym
When: Thurs 20.00-20.55
Run by: Mrs Kenworthy

To support the performance elements of the GCSE Dance.

Art School Applications

Creative Target Audience: Sixth Form
Location: Art School (Top Studio)
When: Wed 14.30-16.00
Run by: Mrs Carpenter

Detailed support in applying for Art School including portfolio production and interview practice.

Life Drawing

Creative Target Audience: All welcome
Location: Art School
When: Thurs 17.30-19.00 (Michaelmas Term only)
Run by: Miss Flanagan

Practice figure drawing from a live model and study the human form in various positions, experimenting with a range of different art media.