Our Clubs - Mill Hill Schools

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, Year 1 & Year 2 Clubs- Summer Term 2019

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 programme 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. N.B: If you took part in this club during Autumn Term you will still need to apply to re-join.
Guitar Club (Y2 Only) Mr Mackenzie: 3:15pm-4:00pm, £8 per session. An opportunity for pupils to learn to play the guitar. Please note that you will need to arrange the buying/hiring of a guitar for this club. The sizes recommended for a Year 2 pupil would be size ¾ or size ½.
Ball Skills/Games Club, Mrs Suarez Rivas 8am-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!

Tuesday

Cello Club – (Year 2 only) Dr Gledhill: 3.15pm – 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. N.B If you took part in this club during Autumn Term you will still continue to do so.
Football Club – Sports Academy UK: (External instructor club): 3.15pm – 4.00pm, £7 per session An exciting after school Football club that will enhance the children’s knowledge, awareness and skills associated with the game. We are non-selective, no previous experience necessary and it is suitable for both girls and boys. We would like to develop a team, or two if numbers dictate, that will compete in a local tournament with other schools in the Summer Term 2019. Training will take place on the school AstroTurf and suitable training shoes will be required. N.B: If you took part in this club during Autumn Term you will still need to apply to re-join.
Jewellery Club, Mrs Barnett: 3.15pm – 4.00pm Jewels & Jewellery club will allow children to explore a variety of techniques to make necklaces, bracelets, jewellery boxes/holders, and more. We will be using a vast range of crafts materials and art supplies to create beautiful pieces your children will love!!
Construction Club – Mrs Deamer: 3.15pm – 4.00pm Through their constructive play, pupils will learn what will work and what will not. Trial-and-error is a great method in which to create structures, modify methods and overcome problems. Construction club will not only develop creative thinking and problem solving skills, it will help develop children’s fine motor skills, cooperative play and hand-eye coordination.
Year 2 LAMDA Club – Mrs Harvey: 3.15pm – 3.45pm The Year 2 LAMDA (London Academy of music and Dramatic Art) course is an invitation only club. All participants are externally examined in the summer term. The aim of the course is to develop communication and performance skills and to take pride in the ability to recite and perform a poem from memory. Please note that this club is now full.
Mindful Colouring & Craft Club – Mrs Broom: 3.15pm – 4.00pm Mindful colouring and crafts is a range of relaxing and inspiring activities that will benefit all children. The activities will help you to learn about boundaries, structure and spatial awareness. Stress and anxiety levels have the potential to be lowered. Focusing on the present helps achieve mindfulness and this will support self-confidence and self-esteem.
Computer Club – Mrs Mason: 3.15pm – 4.00pm During this club we will be working on developing skills learnt during computing lessons in school. We will be improving our typing skills, mouse control and simple coding.
Lemon Jelly Drama Club: (Year 1 & Year 2 only) 3.15pm – 4.10pm, £75 per term Lemon Jelly are pleased to announce that we shall now be running an After School Drama club at Grimsdell. The classes are encouraging, engaging and fun! Pupils take part in end of term presentations and can also participate in our annual theatre show.

The classes also run at Belmont school so it is great transitioning extra circular activity which helps with self confidence and friendships. These classes 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.

Wednesday

Karate – London Dragons (External instructor club): 3.15pm – 4.00pm – £6 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). Please note: There is an additional annual charge of £40 to be paid to the EKF. Once a member your child can then be graded. Proper Karate clothing will also be required. Pupils that took part in this club in Autumn Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.
Tap & Modern Dance Club (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. Pupils that took part in this club in Autumn Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.
Lego Club, Mrs Dean: 3.15pm – 4.00pm What child does not like Lego?  Lego club is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop spatial intelligence, problem solving and fine motor skills through stimulating activities. Students will build vehicles, buildings, food and whatever leaps into their imaginations. This class is a chance to offer your child a time to relax, create, innovate and collaborate. N.B: If you took part in this club during Spring Term you will still need to apply to re-join.
Keyboard Club (Year 2 only) – Ms Wakefield: 8.00am – 8.30am 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. Pupils that took part in this club in Autumn Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.
Board Games Club – Miss King: 3.15pm – 4.00pm We will try out different board games and puzzles, learning how to play, taking turns and sharing, as well as working on our problem solving skills!

Thursday

Street Dance Club – (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. N.B: If you took part in this club during Spring Term you will still need to apply to re-join.
Mrs Moir’s Magical Mindfulness Club (Year 2 only) – Mrs Moir: 12.00noon – 12.30pm 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…

Pupils that took part in this club in Spring Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.

Aqua Bead Club – Mrs Baddick: 3.15pm – 4.00pm An opportunity to start getting artistic and creating beautiful beady masterpieces! Arrange the beads on the template and spray with water to create beautiful Aqua Beads creations.
Playground Games Club – Mrs Satariano: 3.15pm – 4.00pm In Playground Games club, we will be learning how to play some of the most popular playground games such as skipping, hopscotch and tag.  Through play, the children will develop their social skills such as taking turns and playing by the rules.  At the same time, they will keep active and have loads of fun!
Toffee Bear Choir Club (Y1 & Y2 only), Mrs Wakefield 7:50am-8:30am This is an invitation only club and is now full.
Cricket Club – Sanjay Patel: 3.15pm – 4.00pm The programme is suitable for all children new to cricket as the sessions are designed to teach the basic skills of the game: batting, throwing, catching, bowling, running, teamwork, communication and the spirit of the sport.

Friday

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. Pupils that took part in this club in Autumn Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.
Chess Coaching Club – (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. Pupils that took part in this club in Autumn Term will continue to do so but there are some new places available.