The extra-curricular programme at Pitsford School incorporates three elements: Service, Sports and Skills. In the main, these activities take place after school from 4.10 until 5.20 pm. There are usually between 10 to 15 activities to choose from each day.
Service to the School and the local and global community is an integral part of school life. During each academic year, money is raised for a variety of charities. In recent years, money has been raised for BBC Children In Need, the Northampton Shelter, the Malcolm Sargent Cancer fund for Children and UNICEF, amongst others including raising funds for thse affected by natural disasters.
The main school team sports are rugby,Ā netball, roundersĀ and cricket. In addition to timetabled games lessons, squad practices for various school teams take place regularly. The following sporting activities are also usually available; badminton, cross-country running, fishing, five-a-side soccer, golf, martial arts, sailing, squash, swimming, tennis and weight training.
The range of activities offered is heavily dependent on the skills and interests of the staff, the scope of choices will therefore change slightly from year to year. The activities recently offered include, chess, choir, computing, debating and public speaking, drama and music, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, expeditions, first-aid, magazine, amateur radio, the Sixth Form discussion group, the School Magazine and war gaming.
If not otherwise engaged, students may do their prep under supervision.