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Advance Art Club (Selected Members Only)

Weekly after school arts and craft club run by the art department and open for year 4 to 6. The children will work on projects that will develop and extend their understanding of different artistic materials and processes such as drawing, painting, textiles, sculpture, photography, print making and advanced model making media. Art club is a wonderful way for children to express themselves and their ideas creatively, working on extended individual projects, inspired by their interests, talented artists, and their imagination.

Archaeology Club (Years 3 - 6)

Archaeology club will teach students some of the basics of archaeology, from how to illustrate small finds to recreating ancient pots. Through this we can learn about the ancient past in a fun, creative and hands on way – just like real archaeologists!

Blueshift Mini Digital: Art and Animation (years 1 - 2)

In this club, students will learn to use digital tools to bring their imaginations to life! They will create a series of interactive art pieces and animations to broaden their creative palette and gain valuable digital skills. 

Blueshift Junior Minecraft Club (years 1 - 2)

Learn to code through one of the world’s most popular games! Students will learn and practise key coding concepts through building, modifying and completing unique challenges. Using Minecraft: Education Edition, students can learn and practise coding in Code Blocks while learning valuable problem solving and critical thinking skills. 

Blueshift Senior Minecraft Club (years 3 - 6)

Learn to code through one of the world’s most popular games! Students will learn and practise key coding concepts through building, modifying and completing unique challenges. Using Minecraft: Education Edition, students can learn and practise coding in Code Blocks, Python or JavaScript while learning valuable problem solving and critical thinking skills. 

Blueshift Creative App Design (years 3 - 6)

Creative app design takes students from rapid prototyping and UX/UI design through to functional android apps. This course introduces entrepreneurship, rapid prototyping and coding – real professional skills in the app design industry. Our clubs can cater for a wide range of abilities ranging from no-code projects to complex block-based prototypes and even development with React.JS. 

Blueshift Lego Robotics (years 1 - 3)

We use LEGO WeDo 2.0 and Spike Essentials to build drawing tools, musical instruments. colour-checking robots, and so much more! Engineering, mechanisms, coding + control, sensors, motors, and more! Our Lego robotics clubs span a wide range of difficulty and age groups – we have the right one for your school! Students will learn coding skills while using their imaginations to develop creative solutions to real-world problems, and have lots of fun along the way! 

Brass Band (years 3 - 6)

Open to all brass players.  

Brass Band gives you the opportunity to learn how to play your instrument and deliver regular performances in school. A wide variety of music will be covered from jazz to pop and classical music. You will also learn how to read music while playing in this unique ensemble! This will be an extremely fun club and enable you to acquire the fantastic life skills that learning a musical instrument provides. 

Chess (Years 1 – 6)

Chess develops several important skills in its students, such as pattern recognition and memory, decision making, analytical ability, imagination and self-discipline, all of which can naturally help children in the academic arena. Led by coach Tony Niccoli, the children work on developing their chess skills and have the opportunity to take part in chess competitions.

Choir (Years 1 – 6)

Choir is for all children who love singing in a group and performing in front of an audience. We will develop our voices through fun activities and learn songs from folk music to classical, and musicals to pop. Not only will choir develop your singing voice, but it will improve your memory skills as we learn lyrics off-by-heart. It will also develop your confidence as a performer and encourage community spirit. As we add harmony your aural skills will also be refined.

Cookery Club (Years 3 - 4) (Years 5 - 6)

Cookery club is an excellent way to teach basic life skills to younger children to help them learn to cook and see that proud smile on their faces when they have created a wonderful meal or dessert. It is a fantastic way to learn a variety of new culinary skills and easy recipes to make from home. These short and sweet classes are perfect to get creative and hands messy whilst gaining an understanding of measurement, time and combined flavours!

Craft Club (Years 3 - 6)

Craft club will introduce students to some basic craft techniques, just as crocheting, knitting and cross stitch. After students have spent time learning and completing small projects we aim to create a ‘final piece’ made from the craft techniques we have learnt. The aim of craft club is for a space for students to learn crafts, explore their creativity and a space to relax for personal wellbeing after school.


Creative Art Club (Reception) (Years 1 – 2) (Years 3 - 4) (Years 5 - 6)

The Creative art club is more than just arts! This educational method involves problem-solving strategies, growth mindset techniques and environmental awareness through unique art projects such as Land Art, Light painting, Recycled projects and art installations. Don’t miss out the Exhibition Day at the end of each term when the two art teachers will display the children’s artwork and their creative process in a short movie

Creative Writing (Years 1 – 2) (Years 3 - 4)

A child’s imagination is enhanced by creative writing as it allows them to conjure up new settings, scenarios and people. Children who write creatively are better able to think creatively and solve problems imaginatively.  

Cypher - Typing Clubs (Years 3 - 6)

Using a consistent approach the children will work on differentiated touch typing lessons to increase their typing accuracy and speed. This club is fantastic for children to develop an important skill for their future, especially those heading into online assessments!

Cypher: Beginners Coding Club (Year 1-2)

Our Junior Coding Club is the perfect place for young coders to start their coding adventure. This club introduces the fundamentals of programming. Learn the Basics: Understand key programming concepts like loops, conditionals, and variables. Create Games and Animations: Use their creativity to design engaging games and vibrant animations. Solve Puzzles: Enhance problem-solving skills with coding challenges and puzzles. Collaborate and Share: Work in teams, share projects, and get feedback from peers and our trained club leaders. 

Cypher: Coding Club (Year 3-4)

Our Advanced Block-Based Coding Club is perfect for young coders who are eager to dive deeper into the world of block-based programming and create more complex and dynamic projects. This club will: Explore Advanced Concepts: Learn about advanced programming techniques like nested loops, complex conditionals, and custom blocks. Create more complex Projects: Design intricate games, interactive stories, and animations with more levels and features. Develop Problem-Solving Skills: Tackle challenging coding problems and learn to debug and optimise your projects. Collaborate and Innovate: Work with fellow coders to design, create and share projects  

This club is ideal for those with prior coding experience but also open to new coders. 

Cypher: Coding Club (Year 5-6)

Our Senior coding club is designed for young coders, introducing the fundamentals of programming through easy-to-understand text-based languages. Coders will: Learn Text-Based Coding Basics: Understand key programming concepts like syntax, loops, and variables. Write their First Programs: Create simple programs and see their code come to life. Solve Coding Complete Challenges: Build problem-solving skills with fun and interactive tasks. Collaborate and Share: Work on projects with friends and get feedback from our experienced club leaders. 

Debating Club

Join The Socratic Club where we use debating as a platform to develop fundamental skills in our students. Through debating, students become more articulate in their argumentation and public speaking allowing them to engage in any environment and confidently when discussing current

Djembe Drumming Club (Years 3 - 6)

Immerse your children in the rhythmic magic of the drum circle! Join us for an exhilarating experience where the
beat comes alive, captivating young minds with the vibrant energy of djembe rhythms. Our dynamic sessions
create an atmosphere that sparks curiosity and enthusiasm, igniting a passion for music while fostering creativity
and cultural appreciation. Join the circle and let the journey begin!

Engineering Club (STEM) (Years 3 – 6)

“Do you think you can construct an igloo out of sugar cubes? A car out of fruit? How about an Eiffel Tower out of
spaghetti? If you answered yes to any of these, or you’re just super intrigued about how this could be done, why
not join Chepstow’s new Engineering Club?”

Fencing (years 1 – 6)

Little Musketeers courses offer a great balance of fencing activities and team games to capture the children’s imagination and improve fitness through the development of balance, speed, agility, hand/eye co-ordination and, most importantly, confidence. Little Musketeers has also been recognised by Dr Adele Diamond, a world-renowned scientist who specialises in child brain development. For more information please watch this short video,

Football by Future Football (Reception - Year 6)

Fun activities with various challenges. Working on the rules and different aspects of match play. Individual skills and small sided games, creating competitive situations. Working on defending attacking and ways to outwit the opposition.

Huzzah Performing Arts – Commercial Dance & Music Video Club (Years 3 - 6)

Huzzah’s Commercial Street Dance Teacher, Leah, brings years of industry experience (Disney: Disenchanted,
Netflix: Dance 100) into her fun club. Children will learn how to dance and perform for the camera as well as make
their very own music video! Move over TikTok, CHS kids are going pro. No dance experience necessary, all
children will be challenged and encouraged to express themselves

Huzzah Performing Arts – Drama Club (years 1 – 2)

Whether your little one needs a boost in self esteem or a place to unleash their extra energy, our drama club is the place to be. Jam packed full of confidence boosting Drama games, songs that you won’t be able to get out of your head and dance moves to rival Jagger. There’s a show at the end of term for the whole school, family and friends, to celebrate your little stars.

Huzzah Performing Arts – Screen Acting Club (Years 3 – 6)

Come and learn the secrets of screen acting! Whether your child dreams of being a Hollywood star or not, screen acting is a great way to learn the focus and subtleties of communication that makes the greats great. Working on their favourite scenes from the movies, children will create their very own showreel: either to send to their agent or simply to boost their self esteem. 

Huzzah Performing Arts – Junior Street Dance Club (years 1 – 2)

Huzzah’s junior street dance club encourages your child to build on their natural rhythm whilst learning new dance skills. As well as boosting their confidence and stage presence, your child will be learning choreography that will stretch their minds and bodies. There is a showing for the school, family and friends at the end of term – another chance to boost your child’s confidence. 

Junior Jazz Band (year 3 - 6 invited)

Mr Oliver is launching a Jazz Band for invited children in year 4. The Jazz Band will be an opportunity for those learning an instrument to perform in an ensemble.

Martial Arts (years 1 – 6)

The martial arts club offered at Chepstow House has been running since 2011 and is based on Fanchento Kung Fu and Japanese Ju Jitsu ( It includes striking tumbling, trips and wrestling all specifically designed to work with children’s developmental urges and contributes to their wellbeing. There is an established body of research that shows that traditional martial arts makes significant contribution to children’s development in particular their self-regulation but also has positive effects on their physical, emotional, social and cognitive abilities. We think martial arts makes a particularly positive contribution to girl’s physical confidence. Edwin Edelstein holds a 5th degree black belt and has been teaching children martial arts in London for 25 years. He teaches 250 children a week at Chepstow House, Falkner House (Boys and Girls), Notting Hill Prep and Wetherby Pre Prep (Notting Hill and Kensington). Edwin is enrolled for a professional doctorate researching the benefits of martial arts for children at Middlesex University. More information is available at

Netball by Netstars (Years 3 – 6)

Netstars offers action-packed, fun-filled Netball classes. Netball is a great way to learn excellent ball skills and
hand-eye coordination, and also boosts confidence and communication skills. Both boys and girls are welcome.
Come join our brilliant coaches for exciting drills and skills and match play. Any questions please contact Caroline

Orchestra (Years 3 – 6)

The Chepstow House School Orchestra is a great fun opportunity for pupils in years 3-6 to get together and make music! – We will explore popular tunes such as the James Bond theme, as well as traditional pieces, working towards a performance at the end of the year. Children of all abilities are welcome, from complete beginner to experienced players and the club is open to children who learn instruments in or out of school. The instruments for the school orchestra are: violin, cello, flute, clarinet, oboe, trumpet, trombone.

Rumba Spanish Club by Creativity Art Workshops (Years 1 – 6)

We are delighted to teach our native language in the funniest way ever; singing and playing. The educational programme will be delivered by the co-founder of CAW, Alexandra Soto. Alexandra is an art teacher and a singer songwriter who will be challenging your little ones to communicate in Spanish.

STEM (Years 3 – 6)

This term in STEM club there are a whole host of new design activities planned from catapults to mazes. There will also be a focus on technology using mirco:bits and robotics to create exciting projects.

Science Club (years 1 - 2)

Little House of Science is a leading London based children’s science education organisation designed to nurture natural curiosity and inspire love for science among children across the UK. Little House of Science is based on teaching Life, Earth, Physical Sciences (covering biology, chemistry, physics, engineering). Each week we cover a new topic filled with exciting, risk-free experiments and demonstrations.  

Technical Drawing Club (portfolio prep)

Technical Drawing Club (portfolio prep) is an invite only lunchtime club open to Year 6. The club focuses on observational drawing and developing skills required for technical drawing exams that feature as part of the art scholarship entry requirements. It will also produce the necessary portfolio-worthy pieces that demonstrate classical skill, precision and attention to detail.