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School Clubs – Spring Term 2022

 We are pleased that School Clubs are will be taking place again this term.    After School Sports Clubs are run by Matt Dingle and the team from 1:1 FFPC.  The coaches also take our school PE lessons so the coaches are familiar visitors to the school and they have good relationships with the children.  The coaches are participating in the bi-weekly LFD testing which supports the school in staying Covid-19 safe.

Clubs will start during the week of Monday 10th January 2022, with the exception of SATS Revision Club which will start on 19th January 2022.  It is hoped clubs will continue to run until the end of the Spring term but this is subject to guidance provided by the Government or the Local Authority.

We are delighted to inform parents that the PE and Sport Premium funding is enabling us to fully subsidise sports clubs and therefore we are able to offer these clubs free of charge to participating children.  The PE and Sport Premium funding is given to schools to encourage children to take part in physical activity, develop an awareness of a healthy lifestyle and to promote mental and emotional as well as physical well-being.  Using this funding to subsidise clubs means that children who attend need to have a genuine interest in the club and will participate fully and enthusiastically should they be allocated a place.

Sports clubs will run as follows:

Mondays – Dodge Ball 3.15pm – 4.15pm – Yrs 3-6

Tuesdays – Football – 3.15pm to 4.15pm – Yrs 3-6

Wednesdays – Tennis 3.15pm to 4.15pm - Yrs 1-5

Thursdays – Ball Skills – 3.15pm to 4.15pm - Reception to Yr 2

 

The following clubs will be run by Mrs Douse (Board Games and Choir) and Mr Armitage (Sats Revision):

Tuesdays – Lunchtime Board Games – 12.30-1.00pm - Yrs 3-6 (max 12)

Wednesdays – SATS Revision Club – 3.15 to 4.15pm - Yr 6 only

Thursdays – Choir – 3.15pm to 4.00pm – Years 2-6

Mr. Armitage’s SATS Revision Club is for our Year 6 children and will start on Wednesday 19th January. The aim of the club will be to provide quality 1-2-1 revision and help with any areas the children feel they would like to improve. Free squash and biscuits will be provided to sustain concentration levels! It is hoped that all Year 6 children will attend.

If your child would like to attend an After School Club, please click here to complete the Google form.  To gain access to the link you will be asked to sign into Google.  If you have not signed into Google before, you will be asked to create an account using your existing email address. 

The closing date for completing the Google form is 9.00am on Wednesday 12th January 2021.  Parents will receive an email to advise if their child has a place in a club, confirmation emails will be sent by the office on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th for the clubs on these dates.

Sports clubs are limited to a maximum of 16 children per club (12 children for Ball Skills Club).  Places at clubs will be allocated based on criteria that is given in the guidance for PE and Sport Premium funding and in a way that ensures fairness and accessibility for all.  If your child’s first preference is not available, we will allocate their second preference where possible. 

A waiting list for clubs will be created if there are more children wishing to attend than we are able to allocate.  Repeat non-attendance, non-participation or poor behaviour at a club will result in a child losing their place and a child on the waiting list being offered the place instead.

We are aware that some parents/carers use the clubs as after school care; if your child is not allocated a place at a club which would affect your childcare, Jo Kent, supervisor at Chuckleberries, offers after school care from 3:15-5:45pm every day for £5/hour per child.  Jo is an Ofsted registered childminder and she hopes to resume the after school club from Monday 24th January.

If you have any further queries regarding After School Clubs, please email Mrs Lewis at the School Office. 

 

 

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