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 2018

CLUBS DESCRIPTION

Monday

Multi Sports- Sports Academy UK

(External instructor club, Mr Daniel Lewis) 3.15pm – 4.00pm, £49 per term

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.

N.B: If you took part in this club during Spring Term you will still need to apply to re-join.

Violin Club 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. Pupils that took part in this club in Spring Term will continue to do so. However there are some places available in this club.
Toffee Bear Choir Mrs Golden: 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.

Tuesday

Cello Club Year 2 ONLY 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.
Large Apparatus Club 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 cooperatively.
Textiles Club Mrs Jenner: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – The children will initially learn some basic stitches and then put forward some ideas as to what they would like to make. I will then support the children with their projects.
Football Club – Sports Academy UK: (External instructor club): 3.15pm – 4.00pm, £56 per term – Sports Academy Mill Hill are extremely excited to be able to offer the students at Grimsdell an 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.
Jewellery Club Mrs Barnett: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – 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 craft materials and art supplies to create beautiful pieces your children will love!
Construction Club  Miss Matsushita: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – Children will have the opportunity to create and build using a range of different construction materials, including Lego, Polydron, wooden bricks etc. A chance to learn and create through play whilst developing teamwork skills and broadening their imagination.
Wednesday 

Ball Skills/ Games Club

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 – £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 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 Spring Term will continue to do so.

Mrs Moir’s Magical Mindfullness Club

Mrs Moir: 12.00noon – 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.

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.

Pupils that took part in this club in Spring Term will continue to do so.

Art Club Miss Corrigan: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – Children will have the chance to explore a range of mark making tools and creative materials using their imagination to bring their ideas to life.
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.

N.B: If you took part in this club during Spring Term you will still need to apply to re-join.

Mini Hockey Club (Year 1 & 2 ONLY)

Mrs Suarez-Rivas: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – All sports are made up of basic skills that players have to learn to play the game. In our club we will be introducing mini hockey to the children, building the concepts and skills that they will need to play hockey.

Keyboard Club (Year 2 ONLY)

Miss Bowden: 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 Spring Term will continue to do so.

Composition Club (Year 2 ONLY)

Miss Bowden: 3.15pm – 4.00pm – To further develop compositional skills learnt throughout our music lessons and to aid transition into Belmont, the pupils will be learning basic compositional and song writing techniques.

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.

Pupils that took part in this club in Spring Term will continue to do so.

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 Spring Term will continue to do so.

Cricket Club Sanjay Patel (Mill Hill PE Staff): 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.