Extracurricular Activities

 

Life at Epsom and Ewell is about much more than lessons. There is a comprehensive enrichment programme that caters for all interests and skills.

Our goal is to see every young person involve themselves in at least one activity beyond their curriculum. 

Aims 

  • Provide students with opportunities to participate in activities which will help to inform future career choices. 

  • Provide opportunities for students to strengthen and further develop their skills to become confident independent learners. 

  • Allow students to become increasingly active and independent in their learning and thinking. 

  • Encourage students to participate in activities that are cross-curricular in order to make links between different areas of the curriculum and develop transferable skills. 

Highlights of the extracurricular programme include the annual production run by the Performing Arts department and a fully comprehensive and inclusive programme of sporting activities run by the PE department using our new state-of-the-art facilities. 

In addition to this we have a house system where students represent four Olympians. We have a range of competitions in which all students can participate throughout the year to build team spirit and camaraderie. 

Academic development is also catered for where selected students are provided with the chance to partake in The Brilliant Club. Students undertake an experience day at a Russell Group university followed by a mini project focused on a variety of different subjects. A PhD student is also provided from the university to mentor students through the process. A graduation ceremony takes place at another Russell Group university every July. 

We also run the Bronze and Silver Crest award for students in KS3 and 4 respectively. The nationally accredited award allows students to gain hands on experience of investigations and enquiry-based learning through different projects in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

This year we have introduced further maths lessons after school to truly stretch our most able mathematicians in years 10 and 11. The classes are extremely popular with a high turnout in both year groups. 

The Duke of Edinburgh award is a very popular activity on offer for KS4 and 5 students. Students commit for 3 or 6 months to learning a new skill, playing sport and completing charity work as well as completing an independent walking expedition. 

Extracurricular Clubs

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- May 17
We are thrilled to publish the report from our recent Ofsted inspection which took place on the 29th and 30th March 2022. The inspectors were full of praise for the school and commented that “this is no ordinary secondary school”. https://t.co/CPVSKdRyo8 https://t.co/PwnZRSjOB6
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Bourne Education Trust @BourneTrust - May 4
Congratulations to our CEO, Alex Russell who received his OBE today at Windsor Castle! https://t.co/Fs8P1eKJ3h
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Dr Sophie Bankes @BankesSophie - Mar 15
A lovely double bill @EpsomEwellHigh - giving feedback on some excellent @BrilliantClub draft essays to current scholars and celebrating the success of 2020 scholars (at last). Well done to all of you for working so hard - then and now! You are absolute stars 🌟
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- Feb 4
Believe it or not, sitting mock exams are good for you! Well done to the Yr 13s who have finished theirs this week and to our Yr 11s who begin assessments next week. Keep up the hard work 💪 https://t.co/JffOXNiFBD
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- Jan 25
Another spring term, another set of scholars enrolled in the Brilliant Club programme! Good luck to you all! https://t.co/H7LmqPtGLP
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- Dec 10
This Christmas we are collecting donations for our local food bank. Speak to your form tutor if you’re stuck on what to donate and or where to donate your contributions. https://t.co/AikqIY4qvy
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BounceTogether @bouncetogether - Nov 18
@glynschoolepsom @EpsomEwellHigh @BourneTrust @GLFSchools We love seeing schools sharing their successes with other schools. ❤️
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Glyn School @glynschoolepsom - Nov 18
Thankyou so much to Mr Daniels from @EpsomEwellHigh for allowing us to visit to find out more about their award winning student mental wellbeing programme. Truly inspiring. @bouncetogether @BourneTrust @GLFSchools https://t.co/stAVyYt056
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- Nov 16
Check out the future pathway planning for year 10-13 students with our careers advisors, Innervate. https://t.co/ttReH5AntZ
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- Nov 4
We’re excited to meet all prospective sixth form students on Wednesday 10th November. There will be an address from our headteacher and head of sixth form at 6pm in the main school hall and then an opportunity to explore the subjects on offer down in the sixth form centre. https://t.co/BRfSspL4Sr
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- Oct 23
The latest edition of our school wellbeing podcast. This episode focuses on dealing with anxiety. Thanks to Mrs King and the students for putting this together. #EpsomandEwellbeing https://t.co/qw5FCJWgDG
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- Oct 20
Staff & the Sixth Form raised money by dressing in PINK today for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Well done to the prefects who hosted the sixth form social in our new sports atrium! #charity #sixthform #community https://t.co/yU4eU4djcV
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