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    Extra-Curricular Activities - Autumn 2021

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    View Senior School extra-curricular activities for the Autumn Term 2021.

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

    • Online Bookings are now closed. 
    • In the current, continuing uncertain climate, all activities may be subject to change or cancellation at short notice depending on current guidelines or restrictions in place at the time.
    • Please note: club spaces are limited. We will endeavour to offer your child their first choice club but also ask for a second choice on the booking form, as some clubs may be oversubscribed.
    • Children may attend one activity per week, with the exception of Y1 Stringlets and Y2 Mini-strings, for which there is an extra charge, and which may be selected in addition to any other activity.
    • Children attending Kim Club (our out of hours child care provision) will be supervised by staff until their session starts at 4pm.
    Day Activity/Club Timings

    MONDAY

    Monday Year 1 Mindfulness Monday
    A chance to relax, try some yoga and go home feeling calm and ready for the week ahead.
    3.30-4.05
    Monday Year 2 Construction Club
    Come and enjoy using lots of different kits and materials to make a wide range of fun things! Let your imagination run away with you…
    3.30-4.05

    TUESDAY

    Tuesday Reception - Adventures into Storyland
    Come and enjoy a variety of stories in addition to some exciting follow-up activities including bear hunts and paper dolls
    3.30-4.05
    Tuesday Year 1 Stringlets
    An opportunity for pupils in Year 1 to start learning the violin. There is a bespoke syllabus including tailored music and video examples so that parents can help with practice at home. There is a termly fee of £115 for this activity which includes instrument and music hire.
    3.40-4.15
    Tuesday Year 1 Science and Nature
    Investigate the natural world and carry out a range of exciting experiments
    3.30-4.05
    Tuesday Year 2 Outdoor Sports
    Put your trainers on and learn a range of ball skills, work on your hand-eye coordination and enjoy playing a wide range of sporty games.
    3.30-4.05

    WEDNESDAY

    Wednesday Reception - Adventures into Storyland
    Come and enjoy a variety of stories in addition to some exciting follow up activities including bear hunts and paper dolls
    3.30-4.05
    Wednesday Year 1 Construction Club
    Come and enjoy using lots of different kits and materials to make a wide range of fun things! Let your imagination run away with you…
    3.30-4.05
    Wednesday Year 2 Creative Crafts
    Have fun developing your creative skills and learn lots of different crafts.
    3.30-4.05

    THURSDAY

    Thursday Year 1 Creative Crafts
    Have fun developing your creative skills and learn lots of different crafts.
    3.30-4.05
    Thursday Year 2 Science and Nature
    Investigate the natural world and carry out a range of exciting experiments
    3.30-4.05
    Thursday Year 2 Mini-Strings
    An opportunity for pupils in Year 2 to learn a string instrument – there is a choice between violin or cello (first choice not guaranteed). Those who did ‘Stringlets’ in Year 1 are encouraged to continue in Mini-Strings but the sessions are also accessible for beginners in Year 2. There is a bespoke syllabus including tailored music and video examples so that parents can help with practice at home. There is a termly fee of £115 for this activity which includes instrument and music hire.
    3.40-4.20

    FRIDAY

    Friday Year 1 Outdoor Sports
    Put your trainers on and learn a range of ball skills, work on your hand-eye coordination and enjoy playing a wide range of sporty games.
    3.30-4.05

     

    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.
    • Online Bookings are now closed. 
    • In the current, continuing uncertain climate, all activities may be subject to change or cancellation at short notice depending on current guidelines or restrictions in place at the time.
    Day Activity/Club Staff Timings

    MONDAY

    Monday Before School Brass Group
    Fun group for anyone who learns a brass instrument
    Mr Hutchings 8.30-8.55
      Y4 – Y6 Recorder Ninjas
    Have fun playing the recorder in a group
      8.00-8.55
      Jazz Band (invitation only)
    This ensemble will be by invitation only. Musicians who have reached the required standard will be contacted directly by Mr Groom.
    Please only sign up for this activity if you have received an invitation from Mr Groom
    Mr Groom 8.30-8.55
           
    Monday Lunchtime Junior Choir (Y3 and Y4)
    Enjoy a rousing sing and learn a variety of great melodies
    Mr Groom tbc
           
    Monday After School Y3 –Y6 LAMDA Speech and Drama
    Drama lessons which work towards LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) exams. These lessons are led by an external drama specialist and are subject to an additional termly charge, payable in advance. Half a term’s notice will be required to stop attending.
    Precise details will be confirmed as soon as possible – however this many not be possible until September.
    Ms. Beau Roberts 3.40-4.10
      Senior Choir (Y5 and Y6)
    Come and learn songs in a variety of styles and genres.
    Mr Groom 4.00-5.00

    TUESDAY

           
    Tuesday Before School Y4 – Y6 Running Club
    A club for all enthusiastic runners, whether you are aiming to improve your fitness or if you aspire to make the cross country team. All welcome.
    Mr Evans & Mrs Evans 8.00-8.30
      Saxophone Group
    Open to all sax players, whether you learn in school or outside
    Mr McKillop 8.30am
    NB Times may vary but will be advised
           
    Tuesday Lunchtime String Ensemble
    Open to all musicians who learn a string instrument, either in school or outside
    Mr Groom
    Mr Thompson
    Mrs Brien
    1.00-1.30
      Y3, Y5 and Y6 Chess Challenge
    Whether ‘Grand Master’ or complete novice, have a great time playing chess with your friends.
    Not available to Year 4 pupils due to curriculum swimming lessons.
    Mrs Butler 1.00-1.30
           
    Tuesday After School Y3 and Y4 Games Club
    Autumn Term sports choices will be football, netball and hockey. 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.
    Mr Evans, Mr Bull, Mrs Prew, Mrs Evans
    Plus sports coaches
    4.00-5.00
      Y5 and Y6 Lego
    With a different theme every few weeks, create amazing structures on your own or with friends
    Mrs Bridgeford 4.00-5.00
      Y5 and Y6 Art Club
    Work on different projects using a variety of media and learn new skills
    Mrs Tavares 4.00-5.00

    WEDNESDAY

    Wednesday Before School Clarinet Choir
    Open to all pupils who learn the clarinet – either in school or outside
    Mr Caldecote 8.30-8.55
      Junior Pianists Ensemble (Y3 and Y4)
    If you learn piano – either in school or outside, join this fun ensemble and experience making music with others rather than on your own!
    Mr Groom 8.00-8.30
           
    Wednesday Lunchtime Y5 and Y6 Sports Skills Coaching  Mr Evans
    Sports Coaches
    1.00-2.00
    (2 sessions will run)
      Y5 and Y6 Sewing Club
    Work with different textiles and learn a variety of stitches and techniques
    Mrs Tavares tbc
      Guitar Group
    Open to all guitar players, whether you learn in school or outside
    Mr Hickman 1.00-1.30
      Ukulele Group
    Would you like to learn this great little instrument? Then this is the club for you! You will need a ukulele to participate, these are available from a wide variety of retailers.
    M Hickman 1.30-1.55
           
    Wednesday After School Y3 – Y6 Chess Club
    Whether ‘Grand Master’ or complete novice, have a great time playing chess with your friends.
    Mrs Butler 4.00-5.00
      Y4 Film Club
    Enjoy watching and discussing different films and maybe even making some of your own!
    Mrs Neal 4.00-5.00
      Y5 Cookery Club
    Create an array of mouthwatering recipes! Children will need to provide their own ingredients (and possibly utensils/containers). Please ensure that all allergy information is up to date.
    Mrs Bettison 4.00-5.00
      Y6 Wellbeing Club
    Spend an hour enjoying activities designed to help you relax and chill out.
    Mrs Roper 4.00-5.00
      Y4, Y5 and Y6 Swim Team Training (invitation only)
    This is a weekly training session for the school swimming team to prepare for competitive galas against other schools.
    Please only sign up for this activity if you have received an invitation from Mrs Hartley-Booth.
    Please note that collection for this club is from the school swimming pool at 5.15pm.
    Mrs Hartley-Booth 4.00-5.15
      Y3 – Y6 Yoga
    Weekly yoga classes which will be led by an external yoga teacher and are subject to an additional termly charge, payable in advance. Half a term’s notice will be required to stop attending.
    Precise details will be confirmed as soon as possible but this may not be possible until September.
    Mrs Diana Crosby 4.00-5.00
      Chamber Choir (invitation only)
    Please only sign up for this activity if you have received an invitation from Mr Groom.
       

    THURSDAY

    Thursday Before School Rock Band (invitation only)
    This ensemble will be by invitation only. Musicians who have reached the required standard will be contacted directly by Mr Groom.
    Please only sign up for this activity if you have received an invitation from Mr Groom
    Mr Groom 8.00
      Flute ensemble   8.30
           
    Thursday Lunchtime Senior Orchestra (Y5 and Y6)
    Open to all children who learn an orchestral instrument, either in school or outside
    Please note, orchestral instruments comprise: violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba and percussion. Saxophones are not classed as orchestral instruments.
    Mr Groom tbc
      Y5 and Y6 Book Club
    Enjoy reading and discussing a wide variety of different books
    Mrs Evans tbc
           
    Thursday After School Y5 and Y6 Games Club
    Autumn Term sports choices will be football, netball and hockey. 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.
    Mr Evans, Mr Bull, Mrs Evans, Miss Bell & sports coaches 4.00-5.00
      Y3 and Y4 KNEX
    Enjoy using this fantastic equipment to create amazing structures
    Mrs Wilde 4.00-5.00
      Y3 – Y6 Natural History
    Come and learn about the natural wonders of the world – from dinosaurs to carnivorous plants!
    Mr Treble 4.00-5.00

    FRIDAY

    Friday Before School Flute Choir
    Open to all flautists, whether you have lessons in school or outside
    Ms Hollands 8.30-8.55
      Senior Pianists Ensemble (Y5 and Y6)
    If you learn piano – either in school or outside, join this fun ensemble and experience making music with others rather than on your own!
    Mr Groom 8.00-8.30
           
    Friday Lunchtime Y3 Recorder Group Ms Crispe 1.00-1.30
      Music Theory (by invitation) Ms Crispe 1.30-1.55
      Junior Orchestra (Y3 and Y4)
    Open to all children who learn an orchestral instrument, either in school or outside
    Please note, orchestral instruments comprise: violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba and percussion. Saxophones are not classed as orchestral instruments.
    Mr Groom tbc
           
    Friday After School Y3 Animation Club
    Do you fancy a career with Disney or Pixar?! This could be where you start! Learn simple animation techniques in this fun club!
    Mr Stokes 4.00-5.00
      Y4 Canvas Club
    Study the work of famous artists and be inspired to create your own masterpieces
    Mrs Lambert 4.00-5.00
      Y5 and Y6 Latin Club
    Be prepared to ‘Come, See and Conquer’ as you learn this fascinating language
    Mrs Bonnaud 4.00-5.00
      Y5 and Y6 KNEX
    Enjoy using this fantastic equipment to create amazing structures
    Miss Smith 4.00-5.00
      Y3 – Y6 Board Games
    Have a competitive streak – or just want to have fun? Come and play a variety of great games each week.
    Mrs Foley 4.00-5.00