A wide range of extra-curricular activities and additional learning enhance pupils' enjoyment of school.

Ofsted May 2019

At South Wigston High School we pride ourselves on developing young people as individuals. We offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities such as sport, drama, music, dance and Duke of Edinburgh to name but a few.

We aim to create character in our students, helping them to have the confidence and ambition to work in partnership with others in the wider world.

We develop their spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness (SMSC).

Dance For Fun (D4F)

This energising, expressionistic and exhilarating club is open to all years 7-11 every Wednesday after school 3-4pm. It gives the students the opportunity to express themselves and be creative within Dance through working in a team to choreograph a solo. We look at a variety of music and dance styles. Leading up to school productions/shows we use this time to prepare for auditions or roles. Come along and

Health and Social Care

Come along to Health and Social Care film club on Friday lunchtimes, to watch a range of documentaries and films about topics we cover such as "The undateables", "Rich Kids go Skint" and "The secret world of 4 year olds". 


Mindful Monday

Mindfulness is a way of looking at the world and how we relate to our thoughts and feelings.

To get yourself set up for a wonderful week, we will do a short meditation to help you focus. 

We will also look at techniques that will help you get ready for any challenges you may have.

All that is required of you is to be calm, inquisitive and respectful.

If you are interested, please see Mrs G in Maths 4 for an application to join.


Careers Club

Students can pop in for a chat about Careers related questions/advice.  Help with College applications and anything they want to ask.  


Year 7 Art Club

Do you like drawing? Do you like painting? Are there techniques in art you want to try but never had the opportunity-now you can.  Art breakfast club is all about new materials and new techniques, printing, clay, collage, mixed media all there for you to learn about and have a go at!

Arts Ambassador Club

Arts Ambassador Club is for students willing to learn new skills and to develop their own projects. If you are interested, please bring a piece of art with you that you have created to discuss with our group. I look forward to seeing you. Mrs Scully

Creative Writing

To all of our SWHS budding writers, this club is for you! Do you have a passion for self-expression and an enthusiasm for penmanship? Hop on down to Creative Writing Club: we'll vary between written prompts, emotive images, sentence stems, and so much more!

Don't be Bored. Play a Board Game instead! 

Bring your own board game to play with a friend. Wednesdays & Fridays 8:15am-8:45am in the Library. Board gamers only. All year groups are welcome.

French Film Club

French Film Club is for a club for all year 7s every Wednesday lunch.  A relaxed space to immerse yourself in French film, from Disney to original French films. Watching films in French will help improve your language as you tune in your ear to native pronunciation whilst picking up new vocabulary with help from English subtitles. 

Debate Club

Discussions and debates on historical, ethical, political and social questions. 

Learn how to structure and win an argument. 

Hub Club

To provide an environment of calmness to our SEND student, To enhance their social and communicational skills, build upon their self-esteem and blossom friendships.


A chilled out group with the aim of calming anxiety and slowly getting fitter. Each week we will completed between half an hour to an hour of a yoga session.

5 a side football

If fast, competitive, small-sided and skilful football is your thing then you might be ready for five-a-side. Come along and play with you mates, show your indoor football skills.  Open to both boys and girls.

Indoor Athletics

If your competitive, enjoy trying new things and have a love of sport, then this may be the club for you.  Come along and try new Athletics events both team and individual and put yourself in the frame for the school indoor athletics team.