Chess Club runs after school on Mondays. Supervised by Mr Adams, children can learn to play and take part in matches and a local league as they progress. Limited to 20 places the cost is £1 per session, payable via School Money. If you wish to add your child’s name to the waiting list, please speak to Mrs Stevenson in the school office.
3.30 – 4.45
Run by Woody’s Sports Academy (WSA) Our after-school sessions run after the school day has finished, between 3.30 – 4.45. They are for girls and boys of all abilities in school years 2-6 and aimed for children to express themselves, whilst learning in a fun and safe environment. Woody’s Sports Academy deals directly with all aspects regarding the after-school programme including payments and collection arrangements.
There is excellent provision in school for singing and all children are able to participate. From years 3-6 children are invited to join the inclusive choir which meets weekly at lunch time. Expert vocal training means that children learn to sing together and perform to a high standard. As with orchestra, songs range from classical, to musicals, jazz and popular music and rap. Children sing solos, small ensembles, and often sing in 2 or 3-part harmony. Performance opportunities include termly school concerts for the school and choir members’ families, joining with other schools to sing at the Arts Depot in the Barnet schools music festival, St Albans Abbey diocesan harvest festival. Other recent performances have included carol singing in East Barnet village and local care home along with joining a 200 strong pupil choir at the Royal Albert Hall, and singing with other London schools for charity at the O2 Arena.
Woody’s Mini Movers is run during the school’s lunch time by staff from Woody’s Sports Academy. Sessions are open to Reception & Year 1 children with places limited to 15 due to health & safety, but also to keep the quality of the sessions as high as possible.
3.30 – 4.30
Lemon Jelly Arts run an expressive arts, drama, dance and singing club after school for children from Reception to Year 2. The club takes place in the school hall. Lemon Jelly Arts deals directly with all aspects regarding the programme including payments and collection arrangements
Orchestra meets weekly to practice a range of pieces, from well-known classics to jazz and popular music. Children who have music lessons either in school or out of school may join when they have reached Grade 1 standard. The music is specially written at the level the children are able to play at. The practises culminate in end of term performances for the school and for parents and carers.
Blaze Christian club is open to children form years 4-6. Led by 2 parents (Vicky Small and Dorle Dieppe), the club teaches Bible stories, always with a fun and creative element, and considers what Christians believe.
3.30 – 4.45
Football team trials are held for children in Years 5 and 6 to represent the School in the competitive Barnet East Region Small Schools League. Players are expected to adhere to the FA Respect Code of Conduct. The school team has had considerable success over the past 2 years, finishing runners-up in season 2016/2017, winners of the title in season 2017/2018 and also runners-up in Champion of Champions. The team train weekly in Oak Hill Park.