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    Extra-Curricular Activities - Autumn 2022

    Senior School Extra-Curricular Activities 

    View Senior School extra-curricular activities for the Autumn term 2022.
     

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

    Day

    Activity/Club

    Staff

    Timings

    MONDAY

    Monday lunchtime

    Year 1&2 Choir                        
    Come and enjoy singing some fun songs.

    Miss de Friend and Mrs Hanania

    12.40-1.00

    Monday After School

     Adventure into Storyland – Reception
    Please join us for lots of exciting stories in Reception. Each story will lead to an adventure. I wonder what it will be?

    Mrs Johnson and Mrs Edwards

    3.30-4.05

     

    Craft Club  - Years 1 and 2
    Have fun being creative with a variety of craft materials.

    Miss Smith and Mrs Lenton

    3.30-4.05

    TUESDAY

    Tuesday After School

    Board Games - Year 1
    Have fun playing lots of different board games.

    Mrs Hanania and Mrs Collins

    3.30-4.05

     

    Football - Year 2
    Have fun learning new football skills and playing some short football matches.

    Miss Smith and Ms Youngs

    3.30-4.05

     

    Construction - Reception
    In Construction Club you will select, design and build using lots of different resources.

    Mrs Johnson and Mrs  Lenton

    3.30-4.05

     

    Stringlets  - Year 1 
    Year 1 Pupils have the opportunity to begin learning the violin in group lessons with our specialist violin teachers.
    Please note that this activity incurs an additional, termly charge which will be added to your end of term account.

    Mr Groom

    3.30-4.05

     

                     WEDNESDAY

     

     

    Wednesday After School

    Funky Feet and Hands – Reception
    In Funky Feet and Hands we will enjoy a varied mix of songs and activities to encourage children’s creativity and active participation in music and movements.

    Mrs Wright and Mrs Knell

    3.30-4.05

     

    Explorers - Years 1 and 2
    Do you have lots of questions? Do you love finding out about new things? Then this is the club for you! Become an explorer and have fun finding out!

    Mrs Hanania and Miss de Friend

    3.30-4.05

     

    Yoga  - Years 1 and 2
    Please note that this activity incurs an additional, termly charge which will be added to your end of term account.

     

    External

    3.30-4.05

    THURSDAY

    Thursday After School

    Construction - Year 2
    Have fun creating and building. We will use Lego and various other resources to have fun making things.

    Mrs Wilde and Mrs  Knell

    3.30-4.05

     

    Ball Games - Year 1
    Have fun developing your ball skills as we play games.

    Miss Smith and Mrs Wright

    3.30-4.05

     

    Mini-Strings – Year 2  
    Year 2 pupils have the opportunity to learn the violin or cello in group lessons with our specialist string teachers. This is a paid activity. In the Summer Term, pupils have the option to continue with individual lessons.
    Please note that this activity incurs an additional, termly charge which will be added to your end of term account.

    Mr Groom

    3.30-4.05

    FRIDAY

    Friday After School

    Dance Club - Years 1 and 2
    Have fun learning dance routines, exploring different dance styles and moving to a rhythm.

    Miss Fussell and Miss Smith

    3.30-4.05

     

    Xylophone Club – Year 1 and 2
    In this activity we will play games and learn songs on our xylophones. Appropriate for all Year 1 and 2 pupils.

    Mr Groom

    3.30-4.05

     

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

    Day

    Activity/Club

    Staff

    Timings

    MONDAY

    Monday Before School

    Recorder Ninjas – Years 4-6
    Want to brush up on your recorder skills? This is the way to do it…get your week off to an awesome, ‘ninja’ start!

    Mr Groom

    8.00-8.30

    Jazz Band Years 5&6 – by invitation only
    Open to musicians of jazz instruments who have reached the required playing standard. Letters have been sent by Mr Groom to invited musicians.

    Mr Groom

    8.30-8.55

    Monday lunchtime

    Junior Choir – Years 3&4
    Open to anyone in Years 3&4 who loves to sing!

    Mr Groom

    1.30-1.55

     

    Postcards of Kindness – Years 5&6
    Postcards of Kindness is an initiative that asks people to write and send postcards to residents of care homes. Would you like to bring a smile to the face of an older person who may be lonely? Then this is the club for you.

    Mrs Roper

    1.30-1.55

    Monday After School

    LAMDA Speech and Drama Classes – Years 3-6
    Develop skills of drama and speaking, under the tuition of our specialist drama teacher, Miss Roberts. Work towards an exam at the end of term to recognise and reward your hard work.
    Please note that this activity incurs an additional, termly charge which will be added to your end of term account.

    Miss Beau Roberts

    3.40-4.10

    Collection from Main Entrance

     

    Senior Choir – Years 5&6
    Open to anyone in Years 5&6 who loves singing!

    Mr Groom

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

    TUESDAY

    Tuesday Before School

    Running Club – Years 4-6
    Get your day off to the very best start – running in our beautiful Prep grounds. Open to runners of all abilities.

    Mrs Evans, Mrs Bonnaud, Miss Bell, Miss Smith, Mr Richardson

    8.00-8.30 (Archway Entrance -  doors open 7.55-8.05)

     

    Saxophone Ensemble – Years 3-6
    Open to all saxophonists.

     

    Mr Caldecote

    8.30-8.55

    Tuesday Lunchtime

    String Ensemble – Years 3-6
    Open to players of all orchestral stringed instruments (not guitar)

    Mr Groom, Mr Thompson

    1.00-1.30

     

    Talkabout Club – Years 5&6
    An opportunity to be involved in discussion and debate around current events that are going on in our world. We will also learn more about the media and how to become an informed consumer of news and current affairs. There will be opportunities to present current news topics and for children to research and become informed about local, national and international news stories. 

    Mr Foley

    1.00-1.30

    Tuesday After School

    Games Club – Years 3&4
    Choices this term will be football, hockey and netball, for boys and girls. You will be able to choose which sport you would like to enjoy each week

    There is no need to specify the sport on the booking form.

    Mr Richardson, Mr Bull, Mrs Evans, Miss Bell, Mrs Prew

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Courtyard

     

    Swim Squad Years 4-6 – by invitation only
    This is a training session for the school swimming squad. Pupils who have reached the required swimming standard will have received a letter of invitation from Mrs Hartley-Booth.

    Mrs Hartley-Booth & Swimming coaches

    4.00-5.15

    Collection from school pool

     

    Chamber Choir Years 5&6 – by invitation only
    Open to singers who have reached the required vocal standard and who are also members of Senior Choir. Letters have been sent by Mr Groom to invited musicians.

    Miss Wilson

    4.00-5.00

     

    Art Club – Year 5&6
    Work on fabulous art projects and learn new techniques and skills.

    Mrs Tavares

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

    WEDNESDAY

    Wednesday Before School

    Junior Pianists’ Ensemble – Years 3&4
    Come and enjoy making music as part of a group rather than on your own! Open to all pupils who learn the piano – both in school and outside.

    Mr Groom

    8.00-8.30

     

    Clarinet Ensemble – Years 3-6
    Open to all clarinet players.

    Music Staff

    8.30-8.55

    Wednesday Lunchtime

    Guitar Group – Years 3-6
    Open to all guitar players

    Mr Hickman

    1.00-1.30

     

    Talkabout Club – Years 3&4
    An opportunity to be involved in discussion and debate around current events that are going on in our world. We will also learn more about the media and how to become an informed consumer of news and current affairs. There will be opportunities to present current news topics and for children to research and become informed about local, national and international news stories. 

    Mr Foley

    1.00-1.30

     

    Ukulele Group – Years 3-6
    Open to anyone who has been – or would like to begin – learning this fun instrument.
    You will need to provide your own instrument.

    Mr Hickman

    1.30-1.55

    Wednesday After School

    Chess – Years 3-6
    Whether you are a beginner or would-be ‘Grand Master’, come and challenge your friends to an after school game of chess.

    Mrs Butler

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

     

    Animation Club – Year 4
    Enjoy working on projects linked to films and animation

    Mrs Neal

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

     

    Clay Art modelling – Years 5&6
    Use air-drying clay to create a variety of beautiful, decorated pieces.

    Miss Smith

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

     

    Yoga – Years 3-6
    Come and practice the ancient art of yoga with our fully qualified children’s yoga teacher, Mrs Crosby.
    Please note that this activity incurs an additional, termly charge which will be added to your end of term account.
    Please note that Year 5&6 pupils should expect to have sports fixtures during some Wednesday afternoons from this term and this may affect attendance at some yoga sessions. This activity is charged for the whole term, not by individual session.

    Mrs Crosby

    4-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

     

    THURSDAY

    Thursday Before School

    Rock Band Years 5&6 -  by invitation only
    Open to musicians who have reached the required playing standard. Letters have been sent by Mr Groom to invited musicians.

    Mr Groom

    8.00-8.30

     

    Brass Group – Years 3-6
    Open to all players of brass instruments

    Mr Hutchings

    8.30-8.55

    Thursday lunchtime

    Senior Orchestra – Years 5&6
    Open to all players of orchestral instruments. Please note that the saxophone is not classed as an orchestral instrument.

    Mr Groom

    1.00-1.30

     

    Christian Union Years 3-6
    A chance to explore the big questions of life and see what we can discover from Christian texts and teachings in this exciting new club.

    Miss Bell

    1.00-1.25

    Thursday After School

    Games Club – Years 5&6
    Choices this term will be football, hockey and netball, for boys and girls. You will be able to choose which sport you would like to enjoy each week
    There is no need to specify the sport on the booking form.

    Mr Richardson, Mr Bull, Mrs Evans, Miss Bell & sports coaches

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Courtyard

     

    Canvas Club – Years 3-6
    Study the work of famous artists and create your own masterpieces!

    Mrs Lambert

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

     

    Lego Club – Years 3-6
    Use our fantastic store of Lego to create amazing models and structures with a new theme every few weeks

    Mrs Bridgeford

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance

     

    Natural History – Years 3-6
    Come and learn amazing things about our natural world

    Mr Treble

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

    FRIDAY

    Friday Before School

    Senior Pianists’ Ensemble – Years 5&6
    Come and enjoy making music as part of a group rather than on your own! Open to all pupils who learn the piano – both in school and outside.

    Mr Groom

    8.00-8.30

     

    Flute Ensemble – Years 3-6
    Open to all flautists

    Music Staff

    8.30-8.55

    Friday Lunchtime

    Recorder – Year 3
    Open to anyone in Year 3 who would like to learn – or continue learning the recorder.

    Music Staff

    1.00-1.30

     

    Junior Orchestra – Years 3&4
    Open to all players of orchestral instruments.  Please note that the saxophone is not classed as an orchestral instrument.

    Mr Groom

    1.00-1.30

     

    Cobweb Club – Years 3-6
    Come and ‘blow the cobwebs away’ with a lovely stroll around our beautiful grounds. A chance to chat and enjoy the sounds and sights around us.

    Mr Foley

    1.00-1.30

     

    Music Theory – Years 4-6 – by invitation only
    Open to any invited pupil who has taken their Grade 3 ABRSM music exam. Please speak to Mr Groom for more details.

    Music staff

    1.30-2.00

    Friday After School

    MFL Film Club – Years 3-6
    Enjoy watching films in different languages and amaze yourself with how much you can understand!

    Mrs Bonnaud

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

     

    Scrabble Club – Years 3-6
    Do you have a way with words? Then this could be the club for you! Come and have fun pitting your wits – and your vocabulary – against your friends!

    Mr Stokes

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

     

    Cookery -Year 5
    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.

    Mrs Bettison

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Main Entrance

     

    Board Games – Years 3-6
    End your week playing games old and new with your friends! This term, there will also be a chance to be outside and learn some traditional playground games.

    Mrs Foley

    4.00-5.00

    Collection from Archway Entrance