JS Clubs

Clubs

Autumn 2017 Clubs Timetable

Summary of Extra Curricular Activities

Sports

Gymnastics Club for Years 3-6 will be held in the Hall. 

Netball Clubs continue to be offered for each year group in Years 3-6 and take place on the Tennis CourtsNetball squads will also take place for girls inYears 4-6Participation in Squad Netball is by invitation.

Table Tennis for Years 4-6 in the Hall.

Taekwon-DThis club is run by Oaks Martial Arts and was first introduced in 2013Action Acorns, for girls in Nursery and Reception, will continue to run in the Dining Hall after school on Tuesdays.  Girls should be collected from there at the end of the session.  The club is a chargeable activity and all administration is handled by Mrs Rachel Boughton in the Senior School Office.  A full term’s notice is required to withdraw from the club.

Riverbank  This is our fun Swimming Club where the girls enjoy the Senior School pool and play equipment.  It is a good opportunity to boost water skills and confidence, and is led by Mrs Howlett.  Girls are transported by school minibus to the Senior School pool, from where they should be collected. Priority will be given to non-squad swimmers if numbers are high.

Tennis Coaching Training girls in all aspects of tennis play.

Music

Cantores is an invitational choir of up to about 40 singers from Y3-Y6 that sings a more advanced repertoire, often in several parts. Cantores continues during Thursday lunch time. 

Pre Prep Choir continues during Tuesday lunchtime, offering girls in Y1-Y2 the opportunity to enjoy choral singing. 

Flute Choir  Girls from Y3-Y6 learning the flute are welcome to join.

Recorder Consort is by invitation only and will be held in the Music Block.

String Group is for girls in Y3-Y6.  They will be contacted directly to be invited to participate.

String Quartet is for girls in Y3-Y6.  They will be contacted directly to be invited to participate.

General Interest

Modern Dance continues to be offered by our Ballet teacher.  This is a private group lesson for which there is a charge.  Please contact the School Office for more details.  As with Taekwon-Do and Gymnastics, there is a formal notice period for withdrawal for Modern Dance.

Chess Club  After a very successful year last year Mr Snape, our chess coach, is looking forward to teaching the skills of the game and  encouraging match play for previous and new members. 

Theatre Arts Club  We would like all girls in Y3 and Y4 to attend this club in the Hall as it provides valuable practice time for the play in the Easter term.  The girls will be contacted individually to confirm the dates on which they will need to attend.  Drama Club for Years 1 & 2 will be held in the Studio.

Art and Craft Club  this will continue to run for Y3-Y6 girls.  This is usually a very popular club and it is likely that attendance will be rotated.

Sewing Clubs.  Y 2- the girls will be introduced to sewing this term.  The girls will learn basic stitches, initially using a kit and binca fabric to sew Christmas items. The club will be held in the Nursery.   Y5-Y6 girls will progress from basic to more complex stitching as their skills develop.

ICT Clubs.  Y2 will be using laptops to develop their IT skills.  Y3-6 Coding Club will be held in the ICT Suite.

Language Clubs.  Conversational French  This club will be run by the Senior School’s French AssistanteSpanish Club  Our Senior School Spanish Asistente will be leading this language club for Y3 to Y6.  Girls with some knowledge of either language are encouraged to join.

In the News  This is an opportunity for girls Years 4-6 to discuss current affairs with Mrs Wood.

Board Games Club is an opportunity for Years 1&2 girls to play new and old favourite board games with friends. 

Minimus Latin returns for this year and will be led by a Senior School tutor.  We offer it to Years 5&6 girls and only those signing up this term will be able to continue the club in the following terms as it is an ongoing course for the year.