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Cygnus Extra Curricular Provision


In order to continually improve our extracurricular provision and provide the best opportunities for our students, please complete this short survey regarding our Cygnus programme. 

Cygnus survey



Cygnus runs after school (3.20pm to 4.10pm) on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, you can choose from a wide range of activities all designed to enhance and extend your main school curriculum.

On each day, there are a range of clubs and activities for you to choose from, such as …

  • Football training
  • Netball training
  • Chess Club
  • Cookery Club
  • Horticulture
  • Lego Club
  • STEM Club
  • Astronomy
  • Podcasting
  • Creative writing
  • Institute of Physics
  • European Studies
  • Book Club
  • Debating
  • Badminton
  • Board Games Club

Cygnus will run each term (approximately 10 weeks), after which you can choose to continue with an activity or change to something new.

Cygnus is optional, so you can choose to select activities on just one day or all three.


To choose your activity for the autumn term, please use the relevant forms below. The deadline for completion is Friday 14th July 2023. We will re-open the booking system in September for activities that have spaces left for.

Sixth form - year 12 and 13

KS4 - year 10 and 11

KS3 - year 7,8 and 9

Please use the details from the academic year 23/24 at the bottom of this webpage.


Your son or daughter might wish to receive instrumental lessons at Chilwell School. We currently have instrumental self-employed peripatetic teachers who cater for woodwind, guitar, keyboard, piano, singing and drums. The cost of tuition on instruments is from £10.00 per 20 minute individual lessons and from £15.00 per 30 minute individual lessons, payable during the first week of each term, directly to the appropriate instrumental teacher (the price depends on the instrument taught). For further information and to complete an expression of interest form please follow the link below.

Expression of interest form


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