Extra Curriculum Activities
Film Club for year 4. After school on a Tuesday.
Bicycle club is available to key stage 2 pupils. The course runs in 6 week blocks and aims to teach children how to maintain their bike in a safe and roadworthy condition.
The children are able to develop practical skills as well as working as part of a team.
The main aims of the course are to:
- Name the parts of the bicycle and have an understanding of how they work
- To select the correct tool for the job and use it correctly
- Be able to safely adjust seat, handle bars, brakes etc
- To be a able to repair a puncture
- To develop an awareness of the need to safely maintain their bicycle.
The motorbike club is available to year 6 pupils. It has been in existence since 2010 and has had success in local and national competions.
The club members work as a team to creatively modify a motorbike. The bike will be entered into the Warrington Wheels Motorcycle Building Competition and the National Youthbike residential competition.
Members are encouraged to:
- Make detailed scale drawings.
- Produce a design for a vehicle.
- Measure effectively and use basic tools.
- To customise a bike in accordance with their plan.
- To produce a portfolio of evidence and to display their work for a competition.
- To attend Warrington Wheels under 18s competition
- To attend National Youthbike competition (camping residential)
There are opportunities to develop Numeracy, Literacy, ICT, Communication, Teamwork,
Thinking skills, Art, Photography, and simple mechanics.
Umba and Maypole
Maypole and Zumba is for KS1 and KS2 and is on a Monday after school, from 3:15-4:15pm. Mrs Sharp and Mrs Jones run this club and it is free.
Gymnastics Club is held by Miss Lamb who is a qualified gymnastics instructor on a Thursday from 3.15-4.15pm for Year 2 children.
Dance takes place on a Monday afterschool until 4.15pm.
It is open to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 and is led by Miss Williams from Shootin’ Stars Dance Academy.
Brass Club takes place on a Wednesday morning before school.
Guitar club is from 3.30-4.15pm on a Wednesday for Key Stage 2 pupils. Cost £2.50 per session.
Gardening / Craft
Gardening takes place on a Tuesday after school and is open to children in years 4, 5 and 6.
The main aims of gardening club are:
- to enjoy growing plants from seed to vegetable or flower.
spending time outdoors.
- to make the school grounds look attractive.
- to work as part of a team.
- to taste the produce that we grow.
- to have lots of fun!
During the winter months, gardening club becomes a craft club.
All our clubs within school are accredited to the Children’s University.
This is an organisation which signposts young people to exciting learning activities which take place outside the normal school day – it could be before school, during lunchtime, after school, during weekends or holidays etc. The activities are all voluntary, it is up to students to choose what they do and when, and the learning always has a link to something they could go on to do at a ‘grown up’ university.
The students can gain credits by taking part in clubs. These credits are collected and in the summer there is an opportunity for students to take part in a graduation ceremony. There is no cost to the students.
Pupils no longer require a ‘Passport for Learning’ if they want to collect credits for clubs held in school. However, if they are collecting credits from other learning destinations, they can purchase a passport from school for just £2.00
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