130+ Activities on Offer at 2022 Co-Curricular Fair
There was a buzz of anticipation around the Main Hall on Monday lunchtime for the Co-Curricular Fair. The Sixth Form Subject Reps who run the clubs were busy encouraging students to not only to sign up for clubs they are passionate about but to try something new – who knows where it might lead?
With over 40 stalls offering over 130 activities taking place before, after school and at lunchtime, students were definitely spoiled for choice!
There are over 60 Weekly Special Interest Clubs, with over half open to Year 7. New clubs for this year are Art History Debating, Chinese Bridge Speaking, Between the Lines, Memento Mori, Myths & Legends, Pond Club, Problem Solving Club, HIGSNFY: Science Journal Club and Spanish – I Sólo Bailar! These were joined by perennial NHEHS favourites such as Amnesty Youth Group, Bluestockings, Dissections, Econ Soc, Hans Woyda, Knitter Knatter, Lego Robotics, Maths Club, Pi Club, Psychology Soc, Yoga & Meditation, First Aid, Medsoc, Coup Club and Geography Society.
For budding engineers there are two clubs – the Glider Project and the Greenpower Challenge. Debating welcomes brand new and experienced debaters alike with Debating Socs for Year 7 and Year 8, as well a Beginners Debating Club & Intermediate/Experienced Debating Club. Our History Reps had their subject covered with a History Masterclass (Years 10-13), History & Film Lecture Club and the ever popular Horrible Histories (Years 7-9). There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in all languages, with English (True to your Shelf, English Film & Book Club, English Reading Rehab, Scribbles Creative Writing); Chinese (Chinese Bridge Speaking Club, Chinese Culture Club, Chinese Language Film/Animation Club); French (French Drama & Poetry Club, French Films Club); German (German KS3 Fun Club, German Society); Korean Club and Spanish – I Sólo Bailar!
In Music there are over 20 clubs, with half open to Year 7 musicians. These included Aural Clubs, three Rock Bands, Jazz Band, Conducting Club, Music Tech Club and Theory Club. There’s a choir for everyone, with Chamber, Harmony, Lower School Chamber, Senior, Show, not forgetting the popular A capella group, open to all. There are three orchestras ( chamber, sesion, symphony) in addition to various instrumental duets, trios, ensembles and even a Bassoon Quintet!
For students keen to take part in drama both on and backstage, there are Drama Clubs for all, with Year 7 Drama Club, Drama Improvisation Club (Years 9-13) and of course the Backstage Pass Clubs for levels 1-3.
In sport, there are 45+ Sports Clubs spanning year groups and team sports such as hockey and netball, but also football, cricket softball, volleyball. Water polo and dance both offer 4 clubs each. Individual sports are also catered for with badminton, indoor rowing, running, strength & conditioning, gym and trampolining. Something for everyone!
Looking forward to another exciting, action-packed term of activities!
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