Our Clubs

We offer a fantastic range of clubs: our pupils are lively and curious so we love to feed their enthusiasm.

We design our activities to spark your child’s creativity. We inspire them to try something new and learn about leadership and teamwork. The talents and interests we cultivate now will nourish them in the future.

Reception After School Clubs- Autumn Term

CLUBS DESCRIPTION

Monday

Multi Sports- Sports Academy UK

(External instructor club, Mr Daniel Lewis) 3.15pm – 4.00pm, £7 per session

An exciting and action packed program of activities including basic skills for sports and team building. Each session includes a personal development module which involves lots of fun and games that help improve skills such as throwing and catching, balance and coordination as well as fitness.

Wednesday 

Karate- London Dragons

(External instructor club) 3.15pm – 4.15pm – £5 per session

The Karate classes are for boys and girls from Reception to Year 2. The classes are designed to follow the Wado Ryu UK Syllabus which is governed by the EKF (English Karate Federation).

Tap & Modern Dance (External instructor club): Ms Lindsay Harding: 3.20 – 4.10pm – £7 per session.

Following the ISTD syllabus the children will cover the basics of Tap in the Pre-Primary grade. This helps the children develop musicality, strength, balance and most importantly confidence! In Modern, they will also follow the ISTD syllabus and they will learn about posture, technique and develop their core strength. The exercises help encourage musicality as well as performance skills. Both genres are a really fun way to be introduced to 2 of the 3 core techniques in dance and with the class being split will allow children to have the chance to do both styles in the one class!

These classes are run by BOP and will take place at The Mount Mill Hill International, Milespit Hill. Grimsdell staff will walk the children over to the Mount Mill Hill International and parents must then collect their children from there.

Thursday

Street Dance

(External instructor club, Reception children included): 3.15pm – 4.00pm £6 per session

Street dance club will be a fun and energetic club where the children will enjoy different dance games and develop a sense of rhythm.

Friday 

Ballet

(External instructor, Reception included): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £5 per session.

Ballet gives you strength, flexibility and poise. It helps you develop good posture, which is not only good for your appearance but also good for your spine and internal organs. It is a great form of exercise that teaches strong dance technique and a great sense of musicality.

Chess Coaching (External instructor club, Mr Tom Allen): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £80 per term.

Tom Allen, an international Chess coach with over 20 years of experience, will continue to run the classes.

 

Year 1 & 2 After School Clubs- Autumn Term

CLUBS DESCRIPTION
Monday
Violin (Year 2 only) 3.15pm – 4.00pm £8 per session / Violin hire £35 per term – An opportunity for the children to take their first steps into learning the violin within a small group.
Multi Sports- Sports Academy UK (External instructor club, Mr Daniel Lewis) 3.15pm – 4.00pm, £7 per session.

An exciting and action packed program of activities including basic skills for sports and team building. Each session includes a personal development module which involves lots of fun and games that help improve skills such as throwing and catching, balance and coordination as well as fitness.

Keyboard (Year 2 only) Mrs Cox: 8.00am – 8.30am, £15 per session

An opportunity for the children to take their first steps into learning the keyboard within a small group and develop the skills learnt during their curriculum lessons. There is a charge for this club.

Tuesday 
Cello (Year 2 only) 4.00pm, £15 per session / Cello hire £65

An opportunity for the children to take their first steps into learning the cello within a small group.

Large Apparatus Mrs Suarez-Rivas: 3.15pm – 4.00pm

Children will be given a chance to explore large apparatus. They will be able to set up and use large apparatus safely and co-operatively.

Construction Miss King: 3.15pm – 4.00pm

Come to Construction Club and explore designing and building with a variety of materials. Each week you can let your imagination fly and try creating delightful designs and brilliant buildings!

Cooking Mrs Dean/Mrs Harvey: 3.15 – 4.00pm

Learning how to prepare healthy meals is an important skill in life, and the earlier children start the better. By acquiring this invaluable skill, children can also gain an understanding of the importance of a healthy and balanced diet whilst having fun.

Puzzles & Games Miss Corrigan: 3.15 – 4.00pm. Puzzles and Games Club is an opportunity for children to tackle a variety of jigsaw puzzles and play a selection of board games with their friends. This will provide them with a chance to work in a team and challenge themselves as well as develop their ability to follow rules and take turns.
Wednesday 
Ball Skills/ Games Mrs Suarez-Rivas: 8.00am – 8.30am Ball Skills club will provide a great opportunity to help build on basic game-playing skills, and in particular, throwing, catching, bouncing and aiming. The focus of the club is to encourage pupils to participate and develop skills in a wide range of sports, drills and fun games leading to hockey, basketball, tennis, football, handball, and others. We hope that the children will enjoy an active start to the day to get their brains buzzing for learning!
Karate- London Dragons (External instructor club): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £5 per session. The Karate classes are for boys and girls from Reception to Year 2. The classes are designed to follow the Wado Ryu UK Syllabus which is governed by the EKF (English Karate Federation).
Mrs. Moir’s Magical Mindfulness Mrs Moir: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – Mindfulness is all about being aware of your breathing. We will be paying attention to ourselves, specifically our thoughts and feelings. We will be breathing, meditating and learning how to be mindful. We will eat mindfully, we will walk mindfully, we will breathe mindfully and we will be mindful of the world around us.
Marvellous things can happen by just being mindful. Come along and see for yourself…
Tap & Modern Dance (External instructor club): Ms Lindsay Harding: 3.20 – 4.10pm – £7 per session.

Following the ISTD syllabus the children will cover the basics of Tap in the Pre-Primary grade. This helps the children develop musicality, strength, balance and most importantly confidence! In Modern, they will also follow the ISTD syllabus and they will learn about posture, technique and develop their core strength. The exercises help encourage musicality as well as performance skills. Both genres are a really fun way to be introduced to 2 of the 3 core techniques in dance and with the class being split will allow children to have the chance to do both styles in the one class! These classes are run by BOP and will take place at The Mount Mill Hill International, Milespit Hill. Grimsdell staff will walk the children over to the Mount Mill Hill International and parents must then collect their children from there.

Thursday
Street Dance (External instructor club, Ms Sophia Theodosiou): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £6 per session

Street dance club will be a fun and energetic club where the children will enjoy different dance games and develop a sense of rhythm.

Mini Tennis Mrs Suarez-Rivas: 3.15pm – 4.00pm At mini tennis we will work on building the basic skills for the sport. We will develop the fundamental movement skills as well as start developing techniques and tactics for work, drills and fun games.
Toffee Bear Choir Mrs Cox: 7.50am – 8.30am – Children from Year 1 and Year 2 are selected for this choir and will perform a range of songs from different cultures and learn to sing a two and three part harmony. This club is an invitation only club and is now full.
Craft Miss Davey: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – In craft club the children will have the opportunity to use a variety of materials to create amazing art work from painting, to card making, collage to scrapbooking.
Friday 
Football Mr Dobson: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – Each session will be split into 2 parts the first being developing skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, defending and heading. The second part is a match where the children have the opportunity to practise their skills in a game situation.
Ballet (External instructor, Ms Haroulla Phillipou): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £5 per session.

Ballet gives you strength, flexibility and poise. It helps you develop good posture, which is not only good for your appearance but also good for your spine and internal organs. It is a great form of exercise that teaches strong dance technique and a great sense of musicality.

Chess Coaching (External instructor club, Mr Tom Allen): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £80 per term. Tom Allen, an international Chess coach with over 20 years of experience, will continue to run the classes.