Extra curricular & clubs

There is a huge range of clubs and extracurricular activities on offer at Chessington. Students are encouraged to take a full part in the life of the school. We have a club to suit everyone’s needs and aspirations. Most curricular areas offer subject based clubs for students who have a particular interest. Some of the favourites are the App Club, Dissection Club and Film Club among many others. There is a wide range of sports clubs such as football, netball, basketball and rugby with the opportunity to take part in competitions throughout the academic year, particularly in our house teams which are Phoenix, Pegasus, Dragon and Griffin House. The House system adds more healthy competition as well as motivation and offers competitions such as Spelling Bees, the Great Chessington Bake Off and more.

We regard competitive sport as an important life opportunity for teenagers and support this fully. We also encourage students to take the bronze and silver level Duke of Edinburgh Award from Year 9. We believe that getting into the countryside and striving against adversity helps our personal development.  There are Art and Drama clubs, choir and orchestra during lunchtimes and after school. In addition to the Christmas Concert, our annual LAFTA award evening is a fantastic showcase of talent. Our performance of The Little Shop of Horrors included students from all year groups and was so popular that it ran for three nights.


Extra curricular timetable

For any questions regarding any of the below, please visit the PE office.

SH – Sports Hall
DS – Dance Studio
AT – Atrium
CCC – Chessington Cricket Club


Athletics (all) – KRE = Miss Rutledge
Girls Basketball – TGM = Miss Graham
Boys Basketball – CLS = Mr Lucas
Cricket – TGM = Miss Graham
Girls Football – TGM = Miss Graham
Boys Football – CLS = Mr Lucas
Netball – TGM = Miss Graham
Rounders – TGM = Miss Graham
Rugby – CLS = Mr Lucas

Day of the weekActiviityLocation & StaffTime
MondayBasketball for allSH – TGM3.15-4.15
TuesdayBoys rugby(MUGA/CCC TBC) – CLS3.15-4.15
WednesdayTrampolining for allCLS7.30-8.30 (am)
WednesdayGirls football(MUGA) – TGM3.15-4.15
WednesdayGymnastics for all(SH) – CLS3.15-4.15
ThursdayTable tennis(AT) – KRE8-8.30 (am)
ThursdaySports hall games(SH) – TGMLunch
ThursdayBoys football(MUGA) – CLS3.15-4.15
FridayGirls netball for all(MUGA/SH if poor weather) – TGM3.15-4.15

Important information

For AM/Lunch activities:

  • You MUST bring trainers.
  • You cannot bring food to any sports facilities

For after school activities:

  • Please go to the changing room straight after school.
  • These sessions start at 3.15 promptly.

See the Extra curricular board for Fixtures/ Teamsheets.

If you are interested in the opportunities that the Duke of Edinburgh Award has to offer, please click the logo below:


Chessington School, Garrison Lane, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2JS

Chessington School is a co-educational, non-selective, secondary school providing excellence in education for pupils aged 11 to 16.

Everyone valued • Every day an opportunity • Every moment focused on success

Everyone valued
Every day an opportunity
Every moment focused on success

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