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Extra Curricular at Turton

We believe extra-curricular activities play a very important role in school life and many students through their work in this area gain in confidence and self-esteem. Students learn new skills and refine old ones. This aspect of school life helps to create a sense of belonging and pride in the school – it’s also great fun!

Extra Curricular Timetable

Study Support Timetable


Netball—The netball team play matches against other colleges and schools, usually in conjunction with the boys' football fixtures.

Football (Boys and Girls) - Similarly, the football team plays regular fixtures against other schools in all age groups.

We offer various other team and individual activities where we have had success in a regional and national scale.

These include:
Basketball, Cross-Country, Cycling, Hockey, Netball, Swimming, Badminton, Rugby, Athletics, Rounders, Cricket, Golf and Wrestling


Mondays: Circuit Training, Netball (Y9, 10, 11)

Tuesdays: Netball (Y7, 8), Basketball 8am

Wednesday Afternoons: Sport Fixtures, Dance Academy (lower)

Thursday Afternoons: Basketball, Badminton (y10), Athletics, Swim, Dance Academy (upper)

Student Magazine

During last year, a group of students wrote and published two editions of a Student Magazine. New members are welcome to join the team and make contributions to future issues


Wednesday Afternoons


Students from Years 7-11 can apply to join Media Club, which meets two evenings a week. The activities we offer include:
•film-making including animation, in small groups;
•sessions on advanced editing skills or Adobe Photoshop;
•making simple TV shows.


Twice Weekly


Turton is well known for the quality of its musical presentations and ensembles and choirs rehearse regularly to prepare concerts for parents and the local community. Currently the Music department holds rehearsals and performances for Vocal Group, Junior Orchestra, String Group, Junior and Senior Jazz Band, Senior Wind Band and many smaller ensembles.

Subject-Related Clubs

We offer a variety of clubs to compliment learning in numerous subjects. We have a Science, Resistant Materials, Food, Textiles and French club.


Wednesday 3-4pm (Science, Tuesday)