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    Prep Extra-Curricular Activities - Summer Term 2019

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    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 via lists on the Activities Noticeboard near the Prep Office.

    Below is the list of the extra-curricular activities for Lower and Upper Prep pupils for the Summer term 2019. 

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    Lower Prep Activities Listing

    Below is the list of the extra-curricular activities for Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 in the Lower Prep for Summer Term 2019. 

    Children may attend one activity per week, with the exception of Y1 Stringlets and Y2 Mini-strings, for which there is a termly charge, and which may be selected in addition to any other activity. 

    Unless otherwise stated, all clubs start at 3.35pm and end at 4.05pm.

    The following clubs do not need to be pre-booked:

    • Film Club, which is held for Reception to Y2 from 3.35pm – 4.05pm each afternoon.
    • Year 2 Prep Club, which is held on Tuesdays (English prep) and Wednesdays (Maths prep) for children who attend Kim Club.

    Please note there is no Dance Club in the Summer Term. 

    We will confirm places via a letter in children's bookbags before the end of term (or via email for new pupils).

    Day Activity/Club Staff Year(s) Comment
    Monday Lego  AK AE Rec and Y1 14 places. The children will be using their skills to construct a variety of models using Lego. They will work independently as well as in small and larger groups. There will be challenges along the way!
      Running  AY AF Y2 14 places. 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.
      Tennis SA Y2 12 places. Pick up a racquet and learn basic skills while developing your footwork and hand-eye coordination.
     
    Tuesday Cooking JL LDF Rec and Y1 12 places. Calling all Star Bakers! Each week we make a tasty treat to take home, all you need is a box and an apron. 
      Stringlets - continuation of group from Autumn term (£ -see note 1) Music Staff Y1 3.45pm – 4.15pm. A continuation of classes for pupils who started in the Autumn term. Please only sign up if your child is already a member fo this group.
      Stringlets - NEW beginners group (£ -see note 1) Music Staff Y1 Limited numbers. 3.45pm – 4.15pm. A new beginners group offering an early experience of learning the violin in a fun and pro-active way.
     
    Wednesday Gardening and Nature  LC EW Y1 and Y2 12 places. We plan to combine some gardening and nature walks around the site, making the most of our beautiful surroundings. Join us for some bird watching and mini-beast hunting too!
      Music JL VH Rec and Y1 14 places.
     
    Thursday Summer Sports  AB AK Rec, Y1 and Y2 14 places. We will be playing lots of different sports inside and outside. Come and practise your skills!
      Ministrings - continuation of group from Spring term (£ - see note 1) Music Staff Y2 3.45pm – 4.15pm.  A continuation of classes for pupils who started in the Autumn term. Please only sign up if your child is already a member fo this group.
      Ministrings - NEW beginners group (£ - see note 1) Music Staff Y2 Limited numbers. 3.45pm – 4.15pm.  A new beginners group offering an early experience of learning the violin in a fun and pro-active way.
     
    Friday Football  AW AF Y1 and Y2 14 places. Each week we will cover key football skills, then practise them in a game. 
             

    Notes

    (£) - A charge per session applies and will be added onto your end of term bill (minimum half term commitment). Costs are as follows:

    1 - Stringlets and Ministrings. A charge of £113 per term (including music and hire of violin) applies. 

     

    Upper Prep Activities Listing

    Below is the list of the extra-curricular activities for Summer Term 2019. Before-school and lunch time activities are in italics. 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 at the bottom of the list carefully.

    Places will be confirmed via lists on the Activities Noticeboard near the Prep Office.

    Day Activity/Club Staff Initials Timings
    Monday Brass Group CH 8.30-8.55
      Music Theory (invite only, see note 1) CA 1.00-1.55
      Y5 & Y6 Running for Fun SR, CE 1.00-1.30
      Junior Choir SE 1.30-1.55
      Y3 to Y6 LAMDA Speech and Drama (£ - see Note 2) Beau Roberts 3.40-4.10
      Senior Choir SE 4.00-5.00
      Y3 & Y4 Girls’ Tennis SA 4.15-5.15
     
    Tuesday Flute Choir PB 8.30-8.55
      Ukulele Group MH 8.30-8.55
      String Group SE/PT 1.00-1.30
      Guitar Group MH/SE 1.30-1.55
      Y3-Y6 Chess Challenge JFE 1.20-1.55
      Y3 & Y4 Girls' Rounders SN, SJB, EP 4.00-5.00
      Y3 & Y4 Boys' Cricket AB, TE, JC 4.00-5.00
      Y3-Y5 Chess Challenge JFE 4.00-5.00
      Y5 Girls’ Tennis JO’B, SA 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Production Rehearsal SE, CE, ZS, SR 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Girls’ Tennis JO’B, SA 5.15-6.15
     
    Wednesday Y3-6 Girls’ Cricket CH, JO’B 1.00-1.55
      Y4, Y5 & Y6 Improvers Swimming  SH-B 4.00-5.00
      Y3 - Y6 Lego Club CB 4.00-5.00
      Y3- Y6 Board Games CF 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Advanced Pottery Club (see note 3) FT 4.00-5.00
      Y5 & Y6 Athletics TE, OS 4.00-5.00
     
    Thursday AT Percussion Group   AT 8.30-8.55
      Sax Group JM 8.30-8.55
      Clarinet Choir BB 10.20-10.40
      Y6 Production Vocal Training SE 1.00-1.30
      Y3 & Y4 Art/DT Club FT 4.00-5.00
      Y3 & Y4 Athletics JB, EB, SJB 4.00-5.00
      Y5 & Y6 Boys' Cricket AB, TE, CH 4.00-5.00
      Y5 & Y6 Girls' Rounders JE, CE, JO'B 4.00-5.00
     
    Friday Junior Wind Band (invite only, see Note 1) AT 8.30-8.55
      Y6 Production Dance Rehearsal ZS 1.00-1.30
      Y5 Canvas Club (painting) RL 4.00-5.00
      Y3 & Y4 Horse Riding (£ - see note 4) SJ 4.30-5.15
      Y5 & Y6 Horse Riding (£ - see note 4) SJ 5.30-6.15

    Notes

    1 – Music Theory, Junior Wind Band: membership will be by invitation from staff involved. 
    2 - LAMDA Speech and Drama: a termly charge applies; details will be sent separately. Current members of the group will have priority over new members.
    3 - 
    Y6 Advanced Pottery Club – suitable for those who have already completed a term of pottery
    4 - Horse Riding - £25 per session; parents are responsible for getting their child(ren) to Backnoe End Equestrian Centre, Keysoe Road, Thurleigh, MK44 2EA.