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Alternate Thursday programme

Pupils at Aston have the option of remaining in school or leaving school on alternate Thursday afternoons, which occurs on week 2 of the timetable. 

The following is a list of the courses on offer during the current academic year, which is subject to review in the summer of 2020: 

  • Theatre Arts 
  • ACE Academy Dance
  • Basketball
  • Exploring Photography
  • Guitar Skills
  • Pre-DofE Skills
  • Multi-Sports
  • Martial Arts
  • Sewing Club
  • Sports Leaders UK
  • Independent Study
  • ICT Independent Study
  • Football
  • Fitness of the Body and Mind
  • Hockey
  • Aston Villa Football
  • Community Apprentice
  • Cookery
  • Learning Support Craft Club

Please refer to the monthly school newsletter for regular feedback and experiences of pupils on the courses listed above. 

Dates of workshops 2019 - 2020 

The sessions run throughout the academic year on alternate Thursdays, 1.50 pm – 3.35 pm.  The dates are as follows: 

Autumn Term 2019: Thursdays 

12, 26 September 

10 October 2019

14, 28 November

12 December

Spring Term 2020: Thursdays

9, 23 January 

6 February 

27 February

12, 26 March 

Summer Term 2020: Thursdays 

23 April

 7, 21 May 

11, 25 June

9July  

If you have any queries, please email Ms Sagheer on thursdaypm@keaston.bham.sch.uk