Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Dare to be wise

We like our young people to take part in extra-curricular activities. They really broaden their outlook and can establish a life-long interest. Some of our regular activities include:

Sport: Football, basketball, cricket, rugby, cross-country, athletics, netball, tennis, hockey, rowing, canoeing and ski training.

Music: Junior and Senior Orchestras, Wind Band, Junior and Senior Choirs, Chamber Choir, Guitar Club, Keyboard Club and Theory Club.

Other clubs and societies: Drama, public speaking, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, bridge, chess, youth work, outdoor activities, computer science code club and debating.

Activities involving school subjects: UK Maths Challenge, National Westminster Sixth Form Mathematics Quiz, North East Festival of Languages, Japanese language class, Science Problem Solving Challenge, poetry readings, poetry competition, Readathon, Worldwise Geography Association Quiz, sixth form Geography fieldwork on Arran, Biology field trip, Schools Industry project week, international expeditions, and preparation for Oxford and Cambridge entry.