Extra Curricular Activities

At Dover Grammar School for Boys we have a wide range of extra curricular activities, including lunchtime clubs, after school school clubs, sports clubs and teams. We also arrange trips nationally and internationally to enhance students education.

Information on accessing the clubs and trips will be made available when your child joins the school.

Please see the tabs under this heading for further details on the above, or by following the links below:

Combined Cadet Force (CCF)

School Clubs

Lunchtime and After School Clubs



Brief Description



Homework Club



After School

Maths Homework Help

Come along if you get stuck on anything that your teacher has set for homework, or if there's something you've seen in class that you'd like to run through again.

Mrs Munday

Monday Lunchtimes

Rebel Clef Singers

Singing group; Any year group

Mrs Simes

Monday Lunchtimes

Yr11 Club

Yr11 GCSE students only

Mrs Simes

Monday After School


Any year; Any instrument; Any grade

Mrs Simes

Tuesday Lunchtimes

Music Tech club

Creating music using technology

Ms Braithwaite

Tuesday After School

Theory Club

Learning about Music Theory; any year; any grade

Mrs Simes

Wednesday Lunchtimes

Joint Band @ DGGS

Grade 1+ instrumentalists; based at DGGS 4-5pm

Mr Bartlett/LES

Wednesday After School

Cipher Challenge Club

Solving codes as part of the "National Cipher Challenge" Suitable for any key stage. for more info see https://www.cipherchallenge.org. Will start on Thursday 30th September to make sure everyone knows about registration and for some practice.

Mrs Munday

Thursday Lunchtime

 Arts Club

Any year; Drama, Dance and Music activities

Mrs Simes

Thursday Lunchtime

Key Stage 3 Book Club

Key Stage 3 Book Club. Books and Biscuits.

Mrs Calvo

Thursday Lunchtime

Rock Band

Grade 1+ Guitarists, drummer, vocalists; Any year

Mrs Simes

Thursday After School

Video Game Club

Mainly retro/ Nintendo gaming. You may bring your own devices at your own risk. A PS1 and SNES will be set up

Mr Rosier

Friday Lunchtimes

Science Club

Exploding stuff. KS3

Mr McConnell


Maths Challenge club

Great for preparing for the UKMT national competitions.

Mrs Scarpitta



When and Where  Who is it for? 



For all year groups ( Also B Teams in Yrs 7, ,8, 9 and 10) 

X Country  

All year groups 


Yr9 and Yr11 

Sports Hall Athletics 

Yr7 and Yr8 



All age groups 


All age groups 


All age groups 

Indoor Rowing 

All age groups 


Yrs 7, 8 and 10 



All year groups


All year groups


School Trips

We arrange trips for our students to enhance their education. Trip and excursions in previous years have included:

  • Geography KS4 trip to Naples
  • Geography fieldwork trips (KS4)
  • Ski trip
  • Year 7 Natural History Museum trip
  • Year 8 conference
  • KS4 Art trip to the National Gallery
  • KS5 Art trip to Dungeness
  • KS4 Music trip to the West End
  • KS5 CERN trip
  • MFL KS4 trips to Spain, France and Germany
  • Year 7 day trip to France
  • History KS4 trips to Ypres and Berlin
  • Various careers fairs (KS4 and 5)
  • KS5 Road Safety Experience
  • Annual rewards trips (all KSs)

We also have annual visits from a Dutch school and a German school which students from various year groups get to be involved with.