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Art Scholarship Club

Club Art Scholarship Club
When Thursday 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Who Year 6
Staff Senior School Art Staff
Places By Invitation
Term Autumn Term
Additional Information By invitation only and according to need.
Description This Club is by invitation only in order to help pupils who are intending to put themselves forward for an Art Scholarship.

French - Headstart

Club French – Headstart
Where Year 6 classroom
When Wednesday 1.35pm - 2.05pm
Who Year 6
By invitation only
Staff Mrs Veronique Pegnall
Places 12
Term Autumn and Spring term
Cost None
Description The club will be given the opportunity to work towards a better understanding and accuracy of the French language at a KS3 level.

Year 1 French

Club Year 1 French
Where 1C Classroom
When Thursday 12.55pm - 1.35pm
Who Year 1
Staff Miss Sarah Curtis
Places 12
Term All
Cost None
Description Throughout the year we will sing a range of French songs, play number games and learn a range of skills such as meeting and greeting.

Homework Club

Club Homework Club
Where Library
When Monday - Friday 1.35pm – 2.05pm
Who Years 3 - 6
Staff Ms Nicola Cowell, Ms Anisa Lewis and Mrs Kate Pink
Term All Year
Cost None
Description Homework Club is a drop in Club that will run every lunch time in the Library. No need to book your daughter in, girls are encouraged to attend to get ahead on their homework. As well as homework, girls are able to work on Bug Club (reading) and Times tables.

Mandarin (Dragons in Europe)

Club Mandarin (Dragons in Europe)
Where Year 2 classroom
When Wednesday 3.30pm - 4.15pm
Who Years 1 and 2
Staff Dragons in Europe specialist teachers
Places 15 maximum
Term All Year
Cost Cost Involved
Description The aim of the course is to provide the children with an essential exposure to the fundamental basics of Mandarin Chinese language and culture.
The School is keen to introduce the language given the current emergence of China in world affairs and the notable increase in the number of schools now teaching the language at secondary level. Statistically, almost 25% of the world’s population now speak Chinese which means that the ability to speak the language will be one of the most important business skills of the 21st Century.

Phonics Club

Club Phonics Club
Where Library
When Thursday 1.10pm – 1.40pm
Who Year 3
By invitation only
Staff Ms Anna Williams
Places 8
Term All
Cost None
Additional Information This club starts in November.
Description Girls are chosen after taking a screening assessment at the start of Year 3. The club reinforces phonics and spellings that may not have been retained, as well as listening and visual memory skills. The club is fun as well as educational and encourages lots of individual participation.

Year 1 Phonics Fun

Club Year 1 Phonics Fun
Where 1C Classroom
When Friday 12.55pm – 1.25pm
Who Year 1
Staff Miss Sarah Curtis
Places 12
Term All
Cost None
Description Come and have fun with phonics! We will play a range of interactive phonics and word games to boost confidence and develop phonetic understanding.

Year 6 Maths Revision Club

Club Year 6 Maths Revision Club
Where Library
When Wednesday 7.45am - 8.15am
Who Year 6
By invitation only
Staff Mrs Kate Pink
Places 12
Term Autumn and Spring Term
Cost None
Description The aims of the Club are:
  • to revise key aspects of number, such as the written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • to build up the girls' understanding and knowledge of fractions, decimals and percentages
  • to give the girls further practice in solving numerical problems in real life contexts
  • to provide an opportunity for the girls to ask about a particular area in which they feel less confident

Science Club

Club Science Club
Where Science Room
When Tuesday 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Who Year 5
Staff Mrs Alexis Orlovac
Places 12
Term All Year
Cost None
Description During Science Club the girls work towards a national award, the Crest Super Star Award. In order to gain the award the girls have to solve relevant, science-based problems, set within a context. The activities focus on a mixture of hands-on practical work and discussion.
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Academic Clubs

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Art Scholarship Club

Club Art Scholarship Club
When Thursday 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Who Year 6
Staff Senior School Art Staff
Places By Invitation
Term Autumn Term
Additional Information By invitation only and according to need.
Description This Club is by invitation only in order to help pupils who are intending to put themselves forward for an Art Scholarship.

French - Headstart

Club French – Headstart
Where Year 6 classroom
When Wednesday 1.35pm - 2.05pm
Who Year 6
By invitation only
Staff Mrs Veronique Pegnall
Places 12
Term Autumn and Spring term
Cost None
Description The club will be given the opportunity to work towards a better understanding and accuracy of the French language at a KS3 level.

Year 1 French

Club Year 1 French
Where 1C Classroom
When Thursday 12.55pm - 1.35pm
Who Year 1
Staff Miss Sarah Curtis
Places 12
Term All
Cost None
Description Throughout the year we will sing a range of French songs, play number games and learn a range of skills such as meeting and greeting.

Homework Club

Club Homework Club
Where Library
When Monday - Friday 1.35pm – 2.05pm
Who Years 3 - 6
Staff Ms Nicola Cowell, Ms Anisa Lewis and Mrs Kate Pink
Term All Year
Cost None
Description Homework Club is a drop in Club that will run every lunch time in the Library. No need to book your daughter in, girls are encouraged to attend to get ahead on their homework. As well as homework, girls are able to work on Bug Club (reading) and Times tables.

Mandarin (Dragons in Europe)

Club Mandarin (Dragons in Europe)
Where Year 2 classroom
When Wednesday 3.30pm - 4.15pm
Who Years 1 and 2
Staff Dragons in Europe specialist teachers
Places 15 maximum
Term All Year
Cost Cost Involved
Description The aim of the course is to provide the children with an essential exposure to the fundamental basics of Mandarin Chinese language and culture.
The School is keen to introduce the language given the current emergence of China in world affairs and the notable increase in the number of schools now teaching the language at secondary level. Statistically, almost 25% of the world’s population now speak Chinese which means that the ability to speak the language will be one of the most important business skills of the 21st Century.

Phonics Club

Club Phonics Club
Where Library
When Thursday 1.10pm – 1.40pm
Who Year 3
By invitation only
Staff Ms Anna Williams
Places 8
Term All
Cost None
Additional Information This club starts in November.
Description Girls are chosen after taking a screening assessment at the start of Year 3. The club reinforces phonics and spellings that may not have been retained, as well as listening and visual memory skills. The club is fun as well as educational and encourages lots of individual participation.

Year 1 Phonics Fun

Club Year 1 Phonics Fun
Where 1C Classroom
When Friday 12.55pm – 1.25pm
Who Year 1
Staff Miss Sarah Curtis
Places 12
Term All
Cost None
Description Come and have fun with phonics! We will play a range of interactive phonics and word games to boost confidence and develop phonetic understanding.

Year 6 Maths Revision Club

Club Year 6 Maths Revision Club
Where Library
When Wednesday 7.45am - 8.15am
Who Year 6
By invitation only
Staff Mrs Kate Pink
Places 12
Term Autumn and Spring Term
Cost None
Description The aims of the Club are:
  • to revise key aspects of number, such as the written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • to build up the girls' understanding and knowledge of fractions, decimals and percentages
  • to give the girls further practice in solving numerical problems in real life contexts
  • to provide an opportunity for the girls to ask about a particular area in which they feel less confident

Science Club

Club Science Club
Where Science Room
When Tuesday 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Who Year 5
Staff Mrs Alexis Orlovac
Places 12
Term All Year
Cost None
Description During Science Club the girls work towards a national award, the Crest Super Star Award. In order to gain the award the girls have to solve relevant, science-based problems, set within a context. The activities focus on a mixture of hands-on practical work and discussion.
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