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    Prep Extra-Curricular Activities - Summer Term 2020

    Upper and Lower Prep Activities online bookings are now closed. For Lower Prep pupils, we will confirm places via a letter in children’s book bags before the end of term (or via email for new pupils). For Upper Prep pupils, places will be confirmed before the end of this term via lists on the Activities Noticeboard near the Prep Office.

    Below are the lists of Prep School extra-curricular activities on offer for Summer Term 2020.

    Lower Prep (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) Extra-Curricular Activities List

    Children may attend one activity per week, with the exception of  Y1 Stringlets and Y2 Ministrings, for which there is a termly charge, and which may be selected in addition to any other activity. Each session runs from 15.35 until 16.05 unless otherwise stated.

    Pupils may also attend Film Club until 16.05 - if you wish your child to use Film Club, please inform the class teacher; there is no need to book online.

    Supervised prep for Year 2 children attending Kim Club is available on Tuesday and Wednesday from 15.35 until 16.05.

    Day Club Club staff Year group(s) Comment
    Monday Running AF  AY Y2 15 places. Running club is for children who enjoy running! We teach you all about pacing yourself, breathing techniques to avoid stitches, increasing distance and sprint finishes. For all abilities.  
               
    Tuesday Cooking EW AE   Reception and Y1 12 places. In cookery club we will be making delicious treats each week. Each child will need an apron to keep themselves clean and a storage box to transport the treats home!  
      Gardening and Nature LC  JL Y1 and Y2 12 places. We plan to explore nature, bug hunt, plant and grow flowers and vegetables.  
      Stringlets Group (Continuers) SE Y1 3.45pm – 4.15pm. This group is a continuation of classes from the Spring term. Please only sign up if your child is already a member of this group. See Note 1.
      Stringlets (New) SE Y1 3 places. 3.45pm – 4.15pm. A new beginners group offering an early experience of learning the violin in a fun and pro-active way. See Note 1.
               
    Wednesday Summer Sport   CF  LE Y1 and Y2 14 places. Head outdoors to try a variety of summer sports – something for everyone!
      Craft Club LDF PW Reception, Y1 12 places. Get creative and learn new skills - painting, drawing and much more.
      Tennis TE Y2 3.50pm-4.30pm. 6 places. A fun introduction to Tennis which introduces basic tactics and techniques. Collection is from the Upper Prep courts at 4.30pm.
             
    Thursday Story Telling VH  PW Y1 and Y2 12 places. Use your imagination and go on an adventure with our interactive storytelling sessions.
        Ministrings (Continuers) SE Y2 3.45pm – 4.15pm. This group is a continuation of classes from the Spring term. Please only sign up if your child is already a member of this group. See Note 1.
             
    Friday Construction (Includes Lego)     AK  PW Reception, Y1 and Y2 14 places. Children will use their imagination to build a variety of different construction projects, using Lego and other materials.

    Notes :

    1. Stringlets and Ministrings. A charge of £115 per term (including music and hire of violin) applies and will be added onto your end of term bill (minimum half term commitment). 

     

    Upper Prep (Years 3-6) Extra-Curricular Activities List 

    All Upper Prep children are eligible for all activities and clubs unless otherwise stated. Some clubs have a limited number of places. Please read the notes about each club carefully.

    Day Activity/Club Staff Timings
    MONDAY
     
    Monday Before School Brass Group CH 8.30-8.55
      Saxophone Group   JMcK 8.30-8.55
     
    Monday Lunchtime Y3 and Y4 Junior Choir
    Come and learn songs for this year’s Summer Production, ‘Goodbye My Friend’.
    SE 1.00-1.30
      Y5 and Y6 Running for Fun
    A club for everyone, no matter what your running ability, to improve your fitness and well-being.
    NJ, RL 1.00-1.30
      Y5 and Y6 Book Club
    Enjoy reading and have fun discussing fantastic books.
    CE 1.30-1.55
     
    Monday After School Y3  to Y6 LAMDA Speech and Drama
    A termly charge applies for this activity; details will be sent separately. Current members of the group will have priority over new students.
    Beau Roberts 3.40-4.10
      Y5 and Y6 Senior Choir
    Come and learn songs for this year’s Summer Production, ‘Goodbye My Friend’.
    SE 4.00-5.00
      Y4 and Y5 Canoeing  (limited numbers)
    Learn to paddle on the Duchess Pond! You will need a change of clothes (old), swimwear and a pair of old trainers/water shoes plus a towel. Collection will be from Outdoor Pursuits at the Senior School.  
    JS 4.00-5.15
     
    TUESDAY
     
    Tuesday Before School Flute Choir PB 8.30-8.55
      Ukulele Group MH 8.30-8.55
     
    Tuesday Lunchtime String Group SE, PT 1.00-1.301
      Y3, Y5 and Y6 Chess Challenge
    Whether ‘Grand Master’ or complete novice, have a great time playing chess with your friends. Not available for Year 4 pupils due to curriculum swimming lessons.
    SJB 1.00-1.30
      Y3, Y5 and Y6 Charities Club
    Come and help plan charity events in school and investigate other charity initiatives we could explore. Not available for Year 4 pupils due to curriculum swimming lessons.
    NJ 1.00-1.30
      Guitar Group MH,SE 1.30-1.55
     
    Tuesday After School Y3 and Y4 Games Club
    Summer Term sports choices will be Rounders, Cricket and Athletics. Children will be able to choose on a week-by-week basis which they would like to try. There is no need to specify the sport on the booking form.
    TE, AB, JC, EP, EB Plus sports coaches 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Production Rehearsal
    Compulsory activity for all Year 6 pupils. No need to book.
    SE, CE, SR 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y5 Lego Club
    With a different theme every few weeks, create amazing structures on your own or with friends.
    CB 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y5 Board Games Club Do you have a competitive streak – or just want to have fun? Come and play a variety of great games each week. CF 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y5 Science and Environment Club
    Learn about the wonders of our natural world.
    SN 4.00-5.00
      Y3 and Y4 Art/DT Club
    Creative ideas and projects for all.
    FT 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y5 Yoga
    New club! Come and enjoy a relaxing hour of yoga for children with a qualified teacher.  Maximum 12 pupils. 9 week course. This will be a chargeable activity, and please note the cost for the term could vary dependent on numbers. Maximum amount to be charged = £75.00; minimum = £37.50. Parents will be advised of the exact cost once numbers are finalised. 
     
    External teacher - Mrs Diana Crosby 4.00-5.00
     
    WEDNESDAY
     
    Wednesday Before School Wind Band
    By invitation only. No need to book.
    AT 8.30-8.55
           
    Wednesday Lunchtime Y4 to Y6 Summer Sports Training
    Come and improve your key skills of throwing, striking and fielding which are so important in so many sports. Not available for Year 3 pupils due to curriculum swimming lessons.
    JO’B, CH, PB, AT 1.00-2.00 (2 sessions will run)
      Postcards of Kindness Drop In (no need to book)
    ​​​​​​Fancy spreading a little kindness? Come and write a postcard which will be sent to a care home resident to brighten up their day. All year groups welcome. 
    SR 1.30-1.55
           
    Wednesday After School Y5 Cookery
    Create an array of mouth-watering recipes! Children will need to provide their own ingredients (and possibly utensils/containers). Please ensure that all allergy information is up to date.  
    SB 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Advanced Pottery Club
    Children will have the opportunity to produce work using the wheel during these sessions. Only open to pupils in Year 6 who have previously attended pottery club.  
    FT 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y6 Chess Club
    Whether ‘Grand Master’ or complete novice, have a great time playing chess with your friends.
    SJB 4.00-5.00
      Y3 and Y4 Maths Wizards
    Enjoy solving different maths problems and puzzles.
    LS 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y6 Xplore
    Come and explore the BIG questions of life and see what the Bible has to say.
    PC 4.00-5.00
      Y2 to Y4 Tennis Club
    Open to boys and girls. Collection from the Upper Prep courts at 4.30pm.
    TE 3.50-4.30
      Y5 and Y6 Tennis Club
    Open to boys and girls. Children will need to attend Prep from 4.00-4.30 before the club begins. Collection at 5.30pm.
    SA, CG, TE 4.30-5.15
     
    THURSDAY
     
    Thursday Before School Clarinet Choir BB 8.30-8.55
     
    Thursday Lunchtime Y6 Production Vocal Training 
    By invitation only. No need to book.
    SE 1.00-1.30
      Y5 and Y6 Sewing and Knitting Club
     Work on different projects and learn to sew or try finger knitting.
    FT 1.00-1.30
      Wellbeing colouring – Drop In (no need to book)
    Come and spend a calming time creating colouring masterpieces. Just drop in if you feel like it. All year groups welcome.
    CJB 1.30-1.55
      Y3 to Y6 Puzzle Club
    Love the challenge of crosswords, wordsearches or Sudoku? Then this is the club for you!  
    SN 1.30-1.55
     
    Thursday After School Y5 and Y6 Games Club – Rounders, Cricket, Athletics 
    Summer Term sports choices will be Rounders, Cricket and Athletics. Children will be able to choose on a week-by-week basis which they would like to try. There is no need to specify the sport on the booking form.
    TE, AB, JC, CE & sports coaches 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y6 KNEX STEM construction
    Create amazing structures using KNEX.  
    AW 4.00-5.00
      Y3 to Y6 Natural History
    Come and explore all things about the natural world from fascinating rainforest creatures to meat-eating plants!    
    ST 4.00-5.00
     
    FRIDAY
     
    Friday Before School Percussion Group
    By invitation only. No need to book.
    8.30-8.55 AT
     
    Friday Lunchtime Y3 and Y4 Recorder Group 1.00-1.30 AC
      Music Theory
    By invitation only. No need to book.
    1.30-1.55 AC
     
    Friday After School Y5 and Y6 Canvas Club
    Try using acrylic paints on canvas and recreating famous works of art!
    4.00-5.00 RL
      Y3 to Y6 MFL Film Club
    Enjoy watching a variety of films in different languages!
    4.00-5.00 EB
      Y3 and Y4 Animation Club
    Come and use the iPads to create simple animations.
    4.00-5.00 OS